Laura Bowen

Laura Bowen

Attorney & Counselor


About Laura

Laura Bowen is a fifth-generation Texas cattle rancher turned attorney from Winkler County, Texas.  Seeing a need to bridge gaps between attorneys and the rural landowners they represent, Laura strives to help landowners understand all contracts touching and concerning land as well as negotiating to secure the best compensation and protections for future generations. Having worked alongside her family for many years, Laura is uniquely suited to understand landowner’s needs.

Education And Honors

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Texas Tech University School of Law

Articles Editor – Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal

Master of Science, Agriculture and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Arts, Lubbock Christian University


Austin Bar Association – Member

American Association of Professional Landmen – Forms Committee Member

WRISE – Member


2020, Co-Author of Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law publication

The Sun Ariseth: A Guide to Drafting Solar Leases

2021, Co-Author of Texas Tech Law Review publication

Avoid Voidance: How to Draft Oil and Gas Legal Descriptions in Compliance with the Texas Statute of Frauds

2021, Co-Author of State Bar of Texas publication

Make Peace, Not War: Negotiating and Drafting Accommodation Agreements in the Oil and Gas Industry with Wind and Solar Companies

2022, Author and Presenter of State Bar of Texas publication

Solar and Wind Update

2022, Co-Author of Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section Report publication

Property Tax and Renewables: Guide to Analyzing and Drafting Tax Clauses

2022, Author and Presenter of State Bar of Texas publication

Title Examination for Mineral Rights and Renewable Energy

2022, Presenter at Dallas Bar Association Energy Law Section 37th Annual Review of Energy Law

Property Tax and Renewables

2023, Co-Author of Permian Basin Oil and Gas Law publication

Drilling for Oil During the Green New Deal: A Reckoning or Peace for Our Time?

Upcoming publication in 2024, Author of Texas Tech Journal of the Energy Law Practitioner publication

Hydrogen, A Texas-Sized Endeavor

Client Services

Wind Leasing

Solar Leasing

Battery Storage Leasing

Data Storage Leasing

Mineral Accommodations

Surface Use Agreements


Laura lives in Lakeway, Texas with her husband, Watson, daughter, Blake, and their two dogs. Both her and her husband are West Texas cattle ranchers, and spend their free time visiting their property, hunting, hiking, and taking care of the livestock