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Thursday, April 26, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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The Petroleum Club 
111 Heymann Blvd.
Lafayette, LA 70503

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William R. Brownlee 
Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen 

LAPL 2018 Spring Educational Seminar

Please join us for the LAPL's 2018 Spring Educational Seminar at the Petroleum Club. Breakfast and lunch are provided, along with the chance to earn up to 7.CPL/RPL credits or 7 CLE credits by the Louisiana State Bar. 

The Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen is pleased to announce our

Spring 2018 Educational Seminar

Thursday, April 26, 2018 ~ 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM at The Petroleum Club

 Moderated by Samuel E. Masur – Gordon, Arata, Montgomery, Barnett, McCollam, Duplantis & Egan, LLC


7:30 – 8:00

Registration ~ continental breakfast provided

8:00 – 8:15

Opening Remarks

8:15 – 9:15

Unitization Process and the Role of Land Professionals

Matt Randazzo – Randazzo Giglio & Bailey L.L.C.

9:15 – 10:15

Curing the Defects Presented in a Title Opinion

Charles G. Blaize, Jr. - Mayhall Fondren Blaize, L.L.C.

10:15 – 10:30


10:30 – 11:30

Surface Use Issues in Mineral Operations

Kyle Polozola– Dupuis & Polozola, L.L.C

11:30 – 12:00

Break ~ Buffet style lunch served by Petroleum Club

Included in Registration Fee


12:00 – 1:00

Historical Presentation

Jim Bradshaw, former Editor The Advertiser

1:00 – 2:00

The Inherent Title Risks of Tax and Judicial Sales and How to Avoid Them

Lauren L. Gardner and Christopher J. Peyton – Onebane Law Firm, A.P.C.

2:00 – 2:15


2:15 – 3:15

Of Bear Paws, Burning Wells, Burnt Remains, and Bath Forms: An Erratic Journey Through the Evolution of the Law of Louisiana on Mineral Leases, With Just a Few Detours

Patrick S. Ottinger - Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.

3:15 – 4:15

Recent Developments in Legislation and Jurisprudence

George C. Plauche and James L. Bullen – Bullen & Plauche L.L.C.

4:15 – 4:30

Closing Remarks

Registration fee is $100.00.  Registration includes refreshments, seminar materials & lunch.  Seating is limited and the deadline for registration is Monday, April 23th, 2018. After that date your registration is not guaranteed.  Please make your check payable to LAPL and return with registration to:  

William R. Brownlee, C.P.L

LAPL Education Chairman

1552 Hwy 742

Opelousas, LA 70570

Contact William R. Brownlee at , or 337-247-1603 for more information.


Visit for a printable version of the Registration Form.