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Jared A. Hembree
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Roswell Attorney
Jared A. Hembree

Phone: 575.622.6510


Languages: English

Jared A. Hembree is a partner in the Roswell, New Mexico office of Hinkle Shanor LLP and is an adjunct professor at Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he teaches Oil and Gas Law. His primary practice is in oil and gas law, including title examination, transactions and litigation. He is the immediate Past President of the New Mexico Landmen’s Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico. Mr. Hembree is a member of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the American Association of Professional Landmen, the New Mexico State Bar, and the Chaves County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, and the New Mexico Supreme Court. Mr. Hembree received a J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 2005. While at Washington & Lee, Mr. Hembree served as an Editor for the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy’s 2005 Symposium Edition, Chairman of the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series, and President of the W&L Federalist Society Chapter. Mr. Hembree graduated with Honors receiving a B.A. in History with a Minor in Museum Studies from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana in 2000. Mr. Hembree sits on the board of directors for a number of civic organizations, including the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, the Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation, and Roswell Sunrise Rotary.

Areas of Practice

Oil and Gas Law
Title Examination
Transactions and Litigation

Bar Admissions

New Mexico
U.S. District Court District of New Mexico
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit


Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
     J.D. – 2005
     Law Journal: Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy’s 2005 Symposium Edition, Editor
Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
     B.A. – 2000
     Major: History
     Minor: Museum Studies

Published Works

Adapting Federal Units and Unit Operating Agreements to Account for Horizontal Development, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Horizontal Oil and Gas Development, Mineral Law Series, Volume 2012, Number 4, 2012
Chapter 8: Spacing, Pooling, and Unitization-Landmen’s Legal Handbook 5th Edition, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 2013


New Mexico’s Horizontal Drilling Rules and the Effect on Pooling Clauses in Fee Oil and Gas Leases, Permian Basin Landman’s Spring Seminar
Examining Exploration Agreements, Options and Joint Ventures, Oil, Gas, and Mineral Land Law Seminar, Half Moon Seminars
Forced Pooling of Oil and Gas in New Mexico; New Mexico Conservation, Capture, Pooling and Unitization Seminar, Half Moon Seminars
Identifying Rights, Duties and Risks in Contracts, Leases and Agreements; Agreements and Disputes in Oil and Gas Production Seminar, Half Moon Seminar
No Fracing Way: A New Mexico Regulatory Update on Horizontal Drilling, Pits, and Hydraulic Fracturing, New Landman’s Association Spring Seminar

Professional Associations and Memberships

New Mexico State Bar, Member
Chaves County Bar Association, Member
New Mexico Landman’s Association, Member
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Member
American Association of Professional Landmen, Associate Member

Contact This Firm

Hinkle Shanor LLP

400 Pennsylvania
Suite 640
Roswell, NM 88201
United States

Law Firm Contact: Richard E. Olson

Tel: 575.622.6510

Fax: 575.623.9332



Member Since: 2016

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