Mr. Koski is proud to be a Wyoming native and focuses his practice primarily in the oil, gas, other minerals, water and energy industries. He understands the importance of the energy industry to the Rocky Mountain Region as well as the necessity for the responsible production of such natural resources.
Education and Licensure: In 2005, Mr. Koski received a B.S. in Engineering with a focus in electric power from the Colorado School of Mines, graduating with high scholastic honors. He received his J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2008, graduating at the top of his class with honors and Order of the Coif. Mr. Koski is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Wyoming.
Prior Experience: Prior to joining Long Reimer Winegar Beppler 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, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and the Denver Association of Oil and Gas Title Lawyers.