Mike Montes Jr.

Mike Montes Jr.

MONTES & ASSOCIATES
  • Energy, Oil and Gas, Family Law, Insurance Claims...
  • California, Central District of California, Eastern District of California, Southern District of Texas
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Claimed Lawyer Profile
Education
Texas A&M University - College Station
B.A. (1977)
Glendale University-College of Law
J.D. (1992)
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.
Judge Pro Tem
Los Angeles Superior Court
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Preside over Traffic trials, Arraignments, Civil Harassment, Small Claims matters for the Los Angeles Superior Court.
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.
Publications
Articles & Publications
"Nitrogen-LPG Achieve Miscibility at High Temperatures"
Petroleum Engineer International
Awards
Certificate of Service Appreciation
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Pro Tem Program
Certificate of Service Appreciation
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Pro Tem Program
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Central District of California
Eastern District of California
Southern District of Texas
9th Circuit
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Initial thirty minute consultation is free of charge.
  • Contingent Fees
    On a case by case basis.
  • 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.
Practice Areas
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • General Civil
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
Attorney At Law
1930 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90057
USA
Telephone: (213) 353-9416