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John R. Reeves was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Mr. Reeves graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.B.A. (with special distinction) in 1971 and from Florida State University with an M.B.A. and with a J.D. (with highest honors) in 1974.  Mr. Reeves is the co-author of “How the Doctrine of Equitable Conversion Affects Land Sale Contracts Forfeiture,” in 3 Real Estate Law Journal 249, 1975. Mr. Reeves is also the author of “Changes to the A.A.P.L. Form 610 Model Form Operating Agreement” appearing in various publications of The Institute of Energy Development; “Significant Cases Governing the Onshore Operating Agreement” published by The Southwestern Legal Foundation for the 49th Annual Institute on Oil and Gas Law and Taxation; “Compendium of Cases Construing the Model Form Operating Agreement” published by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation for the 52nd Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute; and of “Drilling and Other Development Operations Under the Model Form Operating Agreement” published by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation for the Special Institute on Oil and Gas Agreements: Joint Operations. Mr. Reeves is also the co-author of “The Development of the Model Form Operating Agreement: An Interpretative Accounting,” in 54 Oklahoma Law Review 211, 2001. Mr. Reeves has a practice concentrated in oil and gas conservation matters before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Mr. Reeves is also a member and past president of The Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City and of the Oklahoma City Real Property Lawyers Association.

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Co-author of “How the Doctrine of Equitable Conversion Affects Land Sale Contracts Forfeiture,” in 3 Real Estate Law Journal 249, 1975

Author of “Changes to the A.A.P.L. Form 610 Model Form Operating Agreement” appearing in various publications of The Institute of Energy Development

Author of “Significant Cases Governing the Onshore Operating Agreement” published by The Southwestern Legal Foundation for the 49th Annual Institute on Oil and Gas Law and Taxation

Author of “Compendium of Cases Construing the Model Form Operating Agreement” published by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation for the 52nd Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute

Author of “Drilling and Other Development Operations Under the Model Form Operating Agreement” published by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation for the Special Institute on Oil and Gas Agreements: Joint Operations

Co-author of “The Development of the Model Form Operating Agreement: An Interpretative Accounting,” in 54 Oklahoma Law Review 211, 2001

Community & Professional

Oklahoma Bar Association

The Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Real Property Lawyers Association

News

Industries

Education

Florida State University, M.B.A. & J.D. with highest honors, 1974

University of Oklahoma, B.B.A. with special distinction, 1971

Admissions

  • Oklahoma
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