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About Us > Terry Cross

Terry Cross  
Dallas, Texas
Attorney At Law
Board Certified Oil, Gas and Mineral Law in Texas

McClure & Cross LLP
4600 Greenville Ave, Suite 126
Dallas, Texas 75206
Telephone :  214.329.1241
Telecopy :  214.736.8746

B.A. (Honors Program) in English, University of Houston, 1974
J.D. magna cum laude, University of Houston, 1977

Licensed in North Dakota and Texas
Member and Past Chairman, Energy Section, Dallas Bar Association
Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by Texas Board of Specialization since 1986
Council, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section, State Bar of Texas, 1995-1998
Adjunct, SMU Dedman School of Law



Structuring and Documenting Oil and Gas Financing Transactions, Chapter 11 of Commercial Finance Guide, Matthew Bender & Co., Inc. (1993)

Joinder Issues in Voluntary Pooling--Who Signs? Who is Bound?, State Bar Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section Report (1996)

Oil and Gas Products Lien Acts-Statutory Purchase Money Security Interests for Producers and Royalty Owners, the Quarterly Report of the Consumer Finance Law, Fall, 1996

Overriding Royalty – Heir to the Throne or Second Class Citizen? Implied Covenants, Washouts and Pooling, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Course, State Bar of Texas (1997)

Oil and Gas Liens & Foreclosures - A Multi-state Perspective, Oklahoma Law Review, Volume 51, Number 2 (Summer, 1998)

The Ties That Bind -- Preemptive Rights and Restraints on Alienation That Commonly Burden Oil and Gas Properties, Texas Wesleyan Law Review, Volume 5, Number 2 (Spring, 1999)

Purposeful Accommodation, Planning for Co-Existent Surface and Mineral Development, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Course, State Bar of Texas (2005), published Texas Oil and Gas Law Journal, Volume 20, No. 6 (2006)

Why Texas Titles are Different, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute of Mineral Title Examination, September 13, 2007; Landman, September/ October, 2008

Paying Lease Bonus with Time Drafts- Inspection Report on a House of Cards, State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section Report (2008)

Drafting Basic Agreements Used in Developing Oil & Gas Prospects, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Oil and Gas Agreements: The Exploration Phase (2009)

When Oil & Gas Development and Populations Collide, State Bar of Texas Convention (2010)

Mortgage Liens- Navigating and Disarming Them in the Title Examination, Title Curative and Due Diligence Stages, Advanced Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Course, State Bar of Texas (2011)

Estoppel by Deed; Estoppel by Duhig— The Indicators and Consequences of Estoppel in Land Titles,Texas Mineral Title Course, The Center for American and International Law- Institute for Energy Law (2013)