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Josiah D. McLeod

Josiah D. McLeod, Associate

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T: (970) 352-3161

E: jmcleod@wobjlaw.com

Josiah joined Witwer, Oldenburg, Barry & Groom in 2015.  Prior to beginning law school in 2005, Josiah gained experience in the oil and gas industry by working with his family’s small oil and gas business in Houston, Texas.  After completing law school in 2008, Josiah joined the land department at Exxon Mobil.  There, he handled lease matters and title transactions, primarily centered in the historic oil fields of deep East Texas.  He also participated in the complex Talco Field unitization project, which spanned large swaths of Franklin and Titus Counties, Texas.  After several years with Exxon, Josiah transitioned to private practice, where he focused on upstream oil and gas operations.  He has authored numerous original title opinions, drilling and division order title opinions, supplemental title opinions, etc.  Today, Josiah remains actively involved in oil and gas matters, as well as various other areas of law helpful to the businesses and residents of Weld County, Colorado.

Practice Area

  • Business
  • Education
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Litigation
  • Oil and Gas (due diligence, land work, leasing, title curative, title opinions, revenue calculation, royalty payments, etc.)
  • Probate, Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Real Estate

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • Texas Christian University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2004
    • Major: Economics
    • Minor: Business

Memberships and Honors

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Weld County Bar Association
  • Order of the Coif, Spring 2008 (top 10%)
  • Houston Bar Association Wills, Trusts & Estates Award, Spring 2008 (top in class)
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (lifetime member)

Admissions

  • Colorado – Bar No. 48035
  • Texas – Bar No. 24065726
  • Utah – Bar No. 15676
  • Montana – Bar No. 35574268
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