Field Landman Seminar - Jackson, MS

Includes a Live In-Person Event on 05/03/2024 at 2:00 PM (CDT)

Field Landman Seminar – Jackson, MS

Date: May 3, 2024

Time: Education — 2-5 p.m.; Dinner — 5-7 p.m.

Location: Education Center at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum

Address: 1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216

Credits: 3 CEUs, including 1 ethics

Sessions and Speakers: Travis Conner - Ethics, Jeff Trotter - CCUS Permitting in Mississippi, Ian Austin - Well Liens and Open Accounts

Field Landman Seminars are professional development and networking events tailored primarily for regional independent landmen but are open to all energy professionals. They are always completely FREE for AAPL members. Nonmembers can attend for $75 or, even better, can join AAPL before and attend at no cost!


Special thanks to AAPL's Alliance Partners for supporting our energy education offerings, including free-for-member Field Landman Seminars, as well as vital legislative advocacy, industry outreach and so much more. 



Ian Austin

Attorney - Partner

Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush

Bar Admissions:

-Mississippi State and Federal Courts
-United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Education and Background:
-J.D., Mississippi College School of Law, magna cum laude (2013)
-B.A., History, UNC Asheville, summa cum laude (2005)
-Licensed General Contractor, State of Tennessee (2008-2010)
-Commercial/Residential Construction Project Manager, Franklin, Tennessee (2006-2008)
-U.S. Air Force (1993-1997)

-The Mississippi Bar
-Mississippi Association of Petroleum Landmen, Associate Director (2016-2017)
-Mississippi Oil & Gas Lawyers Association, President
-Associate Member, American Inns of Court, Charles Clark Chapter (2014-2016)
-Madison County Bar Association

Jeff Trotter

Attorney, Partner and Litigation Practice Group Leader

Adams and Reese

Jeff Trotter advises domestic and international upstream and midstream companies with operations throughout the United States and Canada. He provides counsel on all aspects of exploration, production, carbon capture and sequestration (CCUS), midstream pipeline, and natural gas storage, including acquisition and financing, permitting, taxation and other regulatory issues, contracts and contract disputes, title disputes, title examinations and division order title opinions.

Jeff has significant experience in exploration and seismic ventures, acquisition and divestiture of upstream and midstream assets, development and implementation of E&P production facilities, gas storage facilities, solar energy projects, and energy project financing.

Travis Conner

Attorney, Partner

Biggs, Ingram & Solop

Travis Conner joined Biggs, Pettis, Ingram & Solop in 2008 after working as a petroleum landman representing various oil and gas companies. Using this prior experience, he concentrates his practice in oil and gas title opinions, development agreements relating to energy exploration, as well as real estate and litigation matters.

Mississippi College School of Law, J.D. (2005)
Purdue University, B.A. (1999)
Former Petroleum Landman for Miller Land Professionals, LLC (2006-2008)

Mississippi State and Federal Courts
Alabama State and Federal Courts

Selected to Best Lawyers in America in Oil and Gas Law, Energy Law and Natural Resources Law
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Energy & Natural Resources

Past-President, Mississippi Oil and Gas Lawyers Association
American Association of Professional Landmen
Mississippi Association of Petroleum Landmen
Capital Area Bar Association
The Mississippi Bar


Field Landman Seminar - Jackson, MS
05/03/2024 at 2:00 PM (CDT)   |  180 minutes  |  Attendance Required
05/03/2024 at 2:00 PM (CDT)   |  180 minutes  |  Attendance Required Join AAPL for an afternoon of education and networking in Jackson, MS.
FLS Survey - Jackson, MS
5 Questions
5 Questions FLS Survey - Jackson, MS
Certificate FLS
2.00 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
2.00 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
Field Landman Seminar Ethics - Certificate
1.00 CEUEthics credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CEUEthics credit  |  Certificate available