John W. Broomes

John W. Broomes

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Mr. Broomes is a former submarine officer and petroleum engineer whose primary area of practice is oil and gas law.

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John W. Broomes contact information

Phone: 316-660-6293
Fax: 316-630-8466

Email: jbroomes@hinklaw.com
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Mr. Broomes is a former submarine officer and petroleum engineer whose primary area of practice is oil and gas law.

John co-authors the chapter on oil and gas law in the Kansas Annual Survey of the Law, and he has spoken on that subject at a number of events sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and the Kansas Bar Association. John previously served as president of the Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law Section of the Kansas Bar Association.

He also served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Monti Belot and United States Magistrate Judge Donald Bostwick.

John is an honors graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering, and he earned his law degree from Washburn University School of Law with certification in natural resource law.

Presentations
  • John has spoken on the subject of oil and gas law at a number of events sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the Kansas Bar Association, and the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation.
publications
  • Waste Not, Want Not: The Marketable Product Rules Violates Public Policy Against Waste of Natural Gas Resources. 63 University of Kansas Law Review 149 (2014).
  • Spinning Straw Into Gold – Refining and Re-Defining Lease Provisions for the Realities of Resource Play Operations. 57 Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Inst. 26-1 (2011)
  • Wrestling with a Downhole Dilemma: Subsurface Trespass, Correlative Rights, and the Need for Hydraulic Fracturing in Tight Reservoirs. 53 Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Inst. 20-1 (2007).
  • Kansas Annual Survey of the Law (chapter on oil and gas law). Co-author.
  • Maintaining Honor in Troubled Times: Defining the Rights of Terrorism Suspects Detained in Cuba. 42 Washburn Law Journal 107 (2002).
  • Navigating in Isolated Waters: Section 404 of the Clean Water Act Revisited. 41 Washburn Law Journal 109 (2001).
Affiliations, Activities & Honors
  • Kansas Bar Association
    – Section: Oil and Gas Law
  • Wichita Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Education 

  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 2002, summa cum laude
    – Certification in natural resource law
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.S., Petroleum Engineering, 1991, with high honors

Bar Admissions 

  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit