Richard F. Brown

Attorney in Amarillo, TX
Phi Delta Phi. Member, Southwestern Law Journal, 1974-1975; Author: "Oil, Gas & Mineral Law," SMU Law Review Annual Survey of Texas Law, 1996-present; "Recent Texas Oil and Gas Cases," Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section Report, State Bar of Texas, 2007-present; "Pipeline," Panhandle Producers Royalty Owners Association, 1987-2010. Member: Panhandle Producers and Royalty Owners Association (Treasurer, 1982-2010); Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (President, 1990-1992); Center City of Amarillo (President, 1996-1998); Center City Development Committee; Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 1 (Chairman, 2007-present); Amarillo Local Government Corporation (Board of Directors, Vice Chairman, 2011 - present).
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Areas of Law

  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
1980, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
2001, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Law School Attended

Southern Methodist University
Class of 1975

University Attended

Rice University
Class of 1969

Birth Information

Born in 1946
Texarkana, Arkansas, January 17, 1946


Captain, USMC, 1969-1973

Associations & Memberships

Amarillo Area Bar Association; State Bar of Texas (Chairman, Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section, 1996-97) Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow).


(Board Certified, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)

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Office Information
Richard F. Brown
 905 South Fillmore, Suite 400, P.O. Box 9418,
Amarillo, TX 79105-9418


Brown & Fortunato, P.C. (Amarillo, Texas)

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