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Patrick B. Feilke

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Patrick B. Feilke is an associate attorney at PPGMR Law. Before joining the firm in 2010, Mr. Feilke served as a staff attorney for the National Agricultural Law Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Mr. Feilke earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences, where he graduated cum laude in 2005.  He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas Robert A. Leflar School of Law.  Mr. Feilke subsequently received his LL.M. (Master’s) in Agricultural & Food Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Mr. Feilke is admitted to practice in Arkansas and before the US District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas. Mr. Feilke’s practice is focused on oil and gas law and agricultural law.  His oil and gas practice includes oil and gas title examination and drafting oil and gas related agreements, including operating and participation agreements, farm-outs, and agreements relating to development and marketing.  Mr. Feilke prepares both drilling and division order title opinions for a variety of operators, from small operators who require additional counseling to major oil and gas companies.  He also routinely assists oil and gas companies and operators by drafting and interpreting leases and other documents related to acquisition of oil, gas and mineral interests.

Mr. Feilke's agricultural law practice includes the representation of both large and small landowners and related businesses.  Mr. Feilke, whose family has been farming in Arkansas since 1905, has a unique understanding of the challenges modern agricultural producers face and is familiar with the legal issues that arise on a farm operation and the continuous changes to the laws affecting agriculture.  His experience includes business entity formation, federal farm programs and subsidy allocation, crop damages disputes, crop insurance disputes, genetically modified crops, and agricultural land leases. 

Honors

Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2014-2015 (Energy & Natural Resources; Food & Drugs:  Agricultural Law; Real Estate: Business; General Litigation

Bar Admission

Arkansas, 2008
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2013
U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2013

Affiliations

American Bar Association; Sections: Natural Resources & Environment; Real Property, Trust and Estate Law.
Arkansas Bar Association; Sections: Natural Resources Law; Agricultural Law; Environmental Law.
Central Arkansas Landman's Association (CALA)

Education

University of Arkansas, Robert A. Leflar School of Law,
LL.M. in Agricultural Law
University of Arkansas, Robert A. Leflar School of Law,
J.D., 2008
University of Arkansas, Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences, B.S. Agriculture with Concentration on Pre-Law, 2005, cum laude

Publications

Wind Energy: Outline of Potential Legal Concerns, Extension.org, March 2009.