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Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

Many of our graduates embark on an energy practice, whether with a law firm, energy company, or other legal organization. Texas Tech Law gives students the opportunity to learn both the law and industry standards through a variety of experiences outside the traditional classroom.

Saturday Morning Site Visit

Students tour a local oil-and-gas facility and become more familiar with field equipment and operations.

Midland Field Trip

Students travel to Midland on a field trip to learn more about the oil-and-gas industry, an energy- law practice, and the Midland- Odessa legal community and business market.

Wind Farm/Solar Farm Field Trip

Students tour an area wind farm and solar farm, inspect wind turbines and solar panels, and learn how companies manage these operations.

Mineral Titles Field Trip

Students visit an area title practice and abstract office and inspect property-deed records in an area courthouse.

Energy Law Interest Group

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One of the largest student-run organizations at Texas Tech Law, students are able to participate in various energy-law related events and activities throughout the year and learn about exclusive opportunities that are related to the energy-law practice.

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For more information, please contact:

William R. Keffer
Professor of Practice
Director, Energy Law Programs
Janet Scivally and David Copeland Endowed Professor of Energy Law
Co-Director, MSIS in Energy Degree Program
(806) 834-3178