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Mike Montes Jr.

MONTES & ASSOCIATES
Contact: 626.443.3001
Experience:
Law School: Glendale University-College of Law
Jurisdictions: California
Central District of California
Eastern District of California
Southern District of Texas
9th Circuit

OVERVIEW

Directory Practice Areas
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    • On a case by case basis.
  • Free Consultation
    • Initial thirty minute consultation is free of charge.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Depending on the case and the situation, I will work with that client to determine a reasonable legal cost for the benefit that client anticipates.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California 
Central District of California 
Eastern District of California 
Southern District of Texas 
9th Circuit 
Languages
 SpokenWritten
SpanishYesYes
Professional Experience
Attorney at Law, MONTES & ASSOCIATES
-Current
Provide legal advice to management and staff regarding lease maintenance, title issues, state oil and gas regulation and other various exploration and production related issues in particular. Render guidance to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations of the federal, states and local governments in general. Negotiate mineral lease ratifications with royalty owners. Draft and negotiate oil and gas acquisition and divestiture agreements, acreage trade agreements, exploration and development agreements, unit and joint operating agreements, farmout agreements, purchasing and materials procurement agreements, natural gas gathering and sales agreements and seismic agreements among others. Respond to, and or initiate lawsuits and discovery request on behalf of individuals and oil company clients. Litigate all types of personal injury, real estate, criminal defense, divorce and business disputes.
Senior Partner, Garcia Well Services and Drilling, Inc.
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Primary responsibilities include drafting and negotiating oil and gas acquisition and divestiture agreements, acreage trade agreements, exploration and development agreements, unit and joint operating agreements, farmout agreements, purchasing and materials procurement agreements, natural gas gathering and sales agreements and seismic agreements. Responsible for overseeing the plugging and abandonment of depleted oil and gas wells; supervise the maintenance and logistics of a workover rig with its associated equipment and personnel.
Education
Texas A&M University - College StationB.A. (1977)
Glendale University-College of LawJ.D. (1992)

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • "Nitrogen-LPG Achieve Miscibility at High Temperatures"
    Petroleum Engineer International

CONTACT & MAP

Attorney At Law
11350 East Valley Blvd., Suite 100
El Monte, CA 91731
USA
Telephone: 626.443.3001
Telephone: 818.929.4399