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Jacob T. Haseman

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Biography

Jacob (Jake) T. Haseman joined Beatty & Wozniak, P.C. in 2022 as a Shareholder in the Sheridan, Wyoming office. He has been in private since the fall of 2008. He has a wide variety of legal experience with a focus on regulatory and administrative work in front of the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission and similar regulatory bodies, title examination, litigation surrounding oil and gas agreements and title issues, oil and gas transactions, eminent domain, and various surface issues for the oil, gas, and energy industries. He also has significant experience with general real property issues, real estate, coal, water, public lands, and federal environmental regulation. He also has a special interest in the ethical issues surrounding both the practice of law and the energy industry, and enjoys educating students and colleagues in the energy industry in various topics at educational seminars and conferences throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

Prior to practicing in Sheridan, Jake worked as an Honors Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division, Natural Resources Section in Washington, D.C. He is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Wyoming and an active member of his community, currently serving as President of the Sheridan County YMCA, and is an active alumni and supporter of both the University of Wyoming and the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point.

Jake was raised in Lafayette, Indiana. After receiving a natural resource-based undergraduate education in Stevens Point, Wisconsin and before receiving his legal education in Wyoming, Jake lived and worked in the Chugach National Forest in Alaska. Jake is an avid fly fisherman and enjoys exploring the mountains and open spaces of the West with his wife (Brenda), dogs, family and friends.

Education

  • University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming
    • Juris Doctor - 2007
    • Honors: Excellence in Advocacy Award
    • Honors: Secretary, Potter Law Club-Student Bar Association
    • Honors: Vice President, Natural Resources & Environmental Law Club
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Delta
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
    • B.S. - 2003
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Physical/Environmental Geography, Philosophy/Environmental Ethics
    • Minor: Political Science, Earth Science, Geology

Bar Admissions

  • Wyoming
  • Montana
  • U.S. District Court District of Wyoming
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • North Dakota
  • Arizona
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of North Dakota

Professional Associations

  • Wyoming State Bar, Young Lawyers Section, Vice President, 2010 to 2010
  • Wyoming State Bar, Young Lawyers Section, President, 2010 to 2011
  • Wyoming State Bar, Mineral Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section
  • Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Sheridan County Bar Association
  • Petroleum Association of Wyoming
  • Wyoming State Bar
  • Wyoming State Bar, Energy & Natural Resources Section
  • State Bar of Montana
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law
  • Leadership Wyoming, Alumni (2015)

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, "Due Diligence Issues", Montana Association of Professional Landmen Seminar, 07/09/2009 to 07/09/2009
  • Speaker, "Preparing and Reviewing Oil and Gas Title Opinions", Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen – Oil, Gas and Mineral Land Titles Seminar, 08/06/2009 to 08/06/2009
  • Speaker, "Identifying and Minimizing Ethical Issues" and "Forced Pooling of Oil and Gas,", Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen – Conservation, Capture, Pooling and Unitization , 08/05/2010 to 08/05/2010
  • Speaker, "Identifying and Resolving Ethical Issues" and "Resolving Oil and Gas Title Issues,", Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen – Agreements and Disputes in Oil and Gas Production, 08/04/2011 to 08/04/2011
  • Moderator, "Legal Issues in the Exploration for and Development of Oil and Gas Resources,", Wyoming State Bar Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference, 09/14/2011 to 09/14/2011
  • Speaker, "Identifying and Resolving Ethical Issues" and "Probate and Trusts," , Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen Education Seminar, 08/02/2012 to 08/02/2012
  • Moderator, "Split Estate Act - Why it Works and Why it Doesn't," , Wyoming State Bar Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference, 09/20/2012 to 09/20/2012
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues, Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen – Annual Education Seminar
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues, American Association of Professional Landmen – Field Landman Seminar
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues, University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues, University of Wyoming College of Law
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues, Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues, Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Various Oil & Gas/Natural Resource/Real Property Issues, Wyoming Geological Association

Published Works

  • “The Duty of Landmen and Legal Counsel to Former Employers in the Petroleum Industry: Ethical and Legal Considerations”, Co-author, 55 Rocky Mt. Min. L. Inst. 7-1, 2009
  • “Practice Before the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission”, Co-author, Wyoming Lawyer, October 2019

Representative Cases

  • Whitney Holding Corp. v. Terry, 270 P.3d 662, 2012, Wyo.