Jennifer M. Collins
303-407-4465 | direct
303-407-4499 | firm
800-886-6566 | fax
Jennifer joined Beatty & Wozniak, P.C. in 2019, and focuses her practice on oil and gas and environmental matters. Jennifer specializes in advising clients on leasing issues and compliance with federal statutes. She brings a diverse skill set to the firm, as well as a strong passion for industry.
Prior to joining Beatty & Wozniak, P.C., Jennifer worked for a Denver firm, where she prepared title opinions for clients throughout the Rocky Mountain region and Texas. During law school, she worked as a Law Clerk in business law at a firm in Houston, Texas.
Before entering private practice, Jennifer worked as a landman for an international exploration and production company and was responsible for the preservation of hundreds of leases scattered across the Denver-Julesburg Basin.
As an undergraduate, Jennifer wrote her senior thesis on “Is Obtaining a Professional Law Degree a Financially Sound Investment.” She also played on the Colorado College Division I Women’s Soccer Team and the USA Women’s Soccer Team at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.
Environmental Compliance and Regulatory
Wrote and executed Title Clearance Memoranda pursuant to state and local requirements for plugging and abandoning vertical and horizontal wells.
Prepared research memoranda and advised on client circumstances, including production payments, prescriptive easement ownership, and facility development on Indian lands.
Drafted responses to third party demand letters from private citizens and municipalities.
Drafted a request for suspension of operations and production on federal oil and gas leases.
Co-authored title opinion covering fee, federal, and state lands.
Drafted working interest and mineral reports, chain of title assessments, and ORRI burdens.
Federal lease file review, including operating rights, lease status, and record title and encumbrance analysis.