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Christopher J. Paris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Energy & Natural Resources Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Paris Land, Title & Minerals, LLC
PO Box 34343
Fort Worth, TX 76162
Phone: 800-509-4529
Fax: 888-811-0819
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016
Licensed in Texas Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Energy & Natural Resources
Attorney Profile

Christopher J. Paris is the owner of Paris Land, Title & Minerals, LLC. Both an attorney and a professional landman, he focuses his legal practice to a large extent on oil and gas and other energy-related matters. In addition, Mr. Paris has extensive experience in estate planning and administration, business law, real estate, and general civil litigation. His firm is based in Fort Worth, Texas, and he represents clients throughout the greater metropolitan area.

Mr. Paris’s background in oil and gas law has encompassed title abstracting, royalty issues, regulatory compliance, and mineral leases, among many other matters. Mr. Paris has also regularly prepared and reviewed title opinions, oil and gas lease contracts, and purchase and sale agreements. His estate planning experience has included the drafting and review of wills, a variety of trusts, advance medical directives, and powers of attorney dealing with health care and financial matters. In addition, Mr. Paris has guided many clients through what is often considered a complicated probate process, and he has handled related litigation as well as other types of lawsuits involving business disputes.

Mr. Paris pursued his undergraduate education at The University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in finance and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1998. Remaining in the state for his legal studies, he enrolled at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While he was there, Mr. Paris participated in several nationwide mock trial competitions and studied abroad in England before obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2001. After he graduated, he served as a prosecutor for the Dallas City Attorney’s Office before entering the private sector.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Energy & Natural Resources
Focus Areas

Energy Law, Natural Resources Law


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

About Christopher J. Paris

First Admitted: 2001, Texas

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Texas, 2001


  • Past representation of Houston, Texas company throughout its leveraged buyout, resulting in "new money" in excess of $17 million (energy-sector related).

Educational Background

  • BBA - Finance; University of Texas at Austin, 1998

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Registered Professional Landman through the American Association of Professional Landmen., 2016

Industry Groups

  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Gas & Energy
  • Oil
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Office Location for Christopher J. Paris

PO Box 34343
Fort Worth, TX 76162

Phone: 800-509-4529

Fax: 888-811-0819

Last Updated: 1/12/2021

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