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Daniel B. Kostrub

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Practice Areas:

  • Energy Law
  • Real Estate
  • Contracts

Biography

Mr. Kostrub focuses his practice on energy and real estate matters.  His experience includes drafting and negotiating transactional agreements, assisting with the preparation of partition suits, conducting real estate closings, performing due diligence, conducting mineral title examinations along with preparing certified title reports for surface, coal, and oil and gas interests.  He also assists clients with negotiations for oil and gas leases, pipeline and electric line rights-of-way, and business entity formation.
 
Publications:
 
Daniel B. Kostrub, Canons of Construction for the Interpretation of Mineral Conveyances, Severances, Exceptions, and Reservations in Producing States, 88 N.D. L. Rev. 649 (2012)
Daniel B. Kostrub, Virginia Oil and Gas Update, 19 Wesleyan L. Rev. (2013)
Daniel B. Kostrub, Virginia Oil and Gas Update, 1 A&M L. Rev (Surv). on Oil & Gas (2014)
Daniel B. Kostrub, Virginia Oil and Gas Update, 7 Tex. A&M J. Prop. L. (2021)
 
Speaking Engagements:
 
NALTA – “Lease Memoranda”
MLBC – “Unique Issues with Coalbed Methane and Special Lease Provisions”
University of North Dakota School of Law – “Canons of Construction for the Interpretation of Mineral Conveyances”
Southern AAPL – “Ethics and the Landman,” “Coalbed Methane Ownership,” “Township/Range – Is it Hip to be Square?” and “Documents Transferring Mineral Rights”
Client Education Event – “Legal Issues with Leasing and Drilling Horizontal Wells”

Organizations
National Director, American Association of Professional Landmen
Director and Board Member, Southern Appalachian Association of Professional Landmen

Education

  • Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Warner Southern College, Lake Wales, Florida
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: Organizational Management

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2006
  • West Virginia, 2006
  • Pennsylvania, 2013

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Professional Landmen

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions

  • Appalachian School of Law, Reference Librarian, 2005

Classes & Seminars

  • NALTA – “Lease Memoranda”
  • MLBC – “Unique Issues with Coalbed Methane and Special Lease Provisions”
  • University of North Dakota School of Law – “Canons of Construction for the Interpretation of Mineral Conveyances”
  • Southern AAPL – “Ethics and the Landman,” “Coalbed Methane Ownership,” “Township/Range – Is it Hip to be Square?” and “Documents Transferring Mineral Rights”
  • Client Education Event – “Legal Issues with Leasing and Drilling Horizontal Wells”

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Children’s Museum of Ohio, Past Board Member

Published Works

  • Daniel B. Kostrub, Canons of Construction for the Interpretation of Mineral Conveyances, Severances, Exceptions, and Reservations in Producing States, 88 N.D. L. Rev. 649, 2012
  • Daniel B. Kostrub, Virginia Oil and Gas Update, 19 Wesleyan L. Rev., 2013
  • Daniel B. Kostrub, Virginia Oil and Gas Update, 1 A&M L. Rev (Surv). on Oil & Gas, 2014

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi