Kris C. Koski

 

Email: kkoski@lrw-law.com

KCK Kris C. Koski

Mr. Koski is Of Counsel at Long Reimer Winegar LLP. In addition to his role in the firm, Mr. Koski is the Director of the Professional Land Management Program and an Academic Professional Lecturer at the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources. He is a proud Wyoming native and has a deep understanding of the energy industry in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Mr. Koski focuses his legal practice primarily in the oil, gas and natural resource areas of the law. He maintains a diverse practice representing a wide variety of energy companies and landowners in title, transactional, regulatory and litigation matters. Mr. Koski regularly appears at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission as well as in the State and Federal Courts in the States of Wyoming and Colorado. In addition, he often speaks on various topics to groups such as the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen, the State Bar of Wyoming Natural Resources Section and the National Business Institute.

Education and Licensure:  In 2008, Mr. Koski received his J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law graduating at the top of his class. He also has a B.S. in engineering from the Colorado School of Mines where he graduated with high scholastic honors. This mix of law and engineering provides Mr. Koski with a unique insight in resolving legal issues in technical fields. Mr. Koski is licensed to practice law in the States of Wyoming and Colorado.

Prior Experience: Prior to joining Long Reimer Winegar LLP as an associate in July of 2011, Mr. Koski was an associate at a Houston, Texas based law firm where he represented oil and gas operators in the drafting and production of Drilling and Division Order Title Opinions.  While in law school, Mr. Koski was a student intern for the University of Wyoming Legal Services where he assisted indigent clients in family law and various other civil law matters.  He was also a student intern for the University of Wyoming School of Environment and Natural Resources where he provided water law research and drafted related legal memoranda.  Prior to his law career, Mr. Koski was an electrical engineering intern at Xcel Energy where he worked on various electric power distribution projects.  This mix of the legal as well as the technical side of the energy industry provides Mr. Koski with a unique understanding of the challenges associated with energy production and utilization.

Memberships and Associations:  Mr. Koski is a member of the Wyoming Bar Association, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, American Association of Professional Landmen and the Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen.

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