J. William Fleming

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Mr. Fleming’s practice is devoted to oil and gas, energy, and real estate matters. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University and was admitted to practice in 1970. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Fleming served as law clerk to the Honorable John A. Dixon and the Honorable Pike Hall, Jr., Judges, Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal. He joined the firm in 1981 and is formerly a member of the Advisory Council of the Louisiana Mineral Law Institute.  Mr. Fleming is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He was named The Best Lawyers in America® from 2009-2016 for Energy Law and Oil and Gas Law. Best Lawyers named Mr. Fleming as “Shreveport Best Lawyers Oil & Gas Lawyer of the Year”‘ for 2012 and 2016. Past employment positions include, Honorable Pike Hall, Jr., Judge, Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal, Law Clerk and Honorable John A. Dixon, Judge, Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal, Law Clerk.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Oil and Gas
  • Energy
  • Real Estate

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 1970
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1975

EDUCATION

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Louisiana State University

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen
  • Louisiana Oil and Gas Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation
  • The Best Lawyers in America
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318.227.7724

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bill.fleming@cookyancey.com

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