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September Member Luncheon - Patrick S. Ottinger as Guest Speaker

  • 16 Sep 2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • Petroleum Club, Walnut Room


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September 2022 Luncheon

Guest speaker: Patrick S. Ottinger

TopicThe Very Basics of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

Please join us Friday, September 16th at the Petroleum Club's Walnut

PATRICK S. OTTINGER is a Partner in the Lafayette law firm of Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.  He has been in private practice in Lafayette since December 1973, with his practice being concentrated in the oil and gas, with emphasis on corporate and commercial matters, financial transactions, real estate, eminent domain, mediation and arbitration, and banking matters, as well as litigation in these areas.  He is an experienced arbitrator and mediator in oil and gas matters, rendering such services through The Patterson Resolution Group.  He received his Juris Doctorate degree in December 1973 from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board.  Mr. Ottinger is an Adjunct Professor of Law at LSU, teaching the course on Mineral Rights from 1996-2012, and currently teaches an Oil & Gas Seminar entitled “Anatomy of an Oil and Gas Transaction.”  

He is the author of the course materials entitled Ottinger, A Course Book on Louisiana Mineral Rights (12th Rev. Ed., August 2011), and Louisiana Mineral Leases:  A Treatise (Claitor’s 2016).  

He is the Past Chair of the Advisory Council for the Institute on Mineral Law at LSU Law Center.  He serves on the Advisory Board for the John P. Laborde Energy Law Center at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University.  Mr. Ottinger serves as an Editor of the Institute for Energy Law e-reporter, a project of the Institute for Energy Law of The Center for American and International Law. 

Mr. Ottinger serves as the Reporter of the Mineral Law Committee and of the Louisiana Risk Fee Act Committee of the Louisiana State Law Institute and is a member of the Institute’s Mineral Law – Unsolicited Offers Committee, the Counterletter Committee, the Prescription Committee, and the Tax Sales Committee.  He served as City-Parish Attorney for the Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government from January 2004-February 2011. 

Mr. Ottinger served as the President of the Louisiana State Bar Association during the years 1998-99.  Mr. Ottinger was recognized as a 2014 Distinguished Achievement Honoree by the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center on September 21, 2014, for “professional achievement and career distinction, service to and support of LSU Law, and service to the community.” 

On September 7, 2017, Mr. Ottinger was inducted into the Lafayette Bar Association’s Hall of Fame. 

On June 7, 2018, he received the 2018 Curtis R. Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, awarded for “long-standing devotion to and excellence in trial practice,” and “upholding the standards of ethics and consideration for the courts, litigants and all counsel.”

On March 31, 2022, Mr. Ottinger received the Distinguished Service Award from the Mineral Law Institute in recognition of his “dedication in teaching oil and gas law courses, his years of invaluable service to the Mineral Law Institute, and his wise counsel to LSU’s John P. Laborde Energy Law Center.”  In presenting this award, it was stated “No practicing lawyer has contributed more to mineral law education in Louisiana than Pat Ottinger.”

Luncheon Sponsorship available.

The AAPL has approved this event for 1 CE credit.

Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen, Inc.

 P.O. Box 53491, Lafayette, LA 70505

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