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Raymond A Beyt


BA, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1974
Juris Doctor Louisiana State University Law School, 1977

Professional Experience:

Partner, Beyt & Beyt, 1977 - present
For over thirty-one years, practice has almost exclusively involved oil and gas matters, including title, land and leasing matters, as well as oil and gas contracts and oil and gas property acquisitions; Has handled various cases involving disputes between landowners and their mineral lessees, as well as between co-owners of mineral properties; Has filed and litigated numerous lien matters involving producing oil and gas properties.

Courts Admitted to Practice:

All Louisiana courts, USDC Eastern District of Louisiana, USDC Middle District of Louisiana, USDC Western District of Louisiana, US Court of Appeal for the 5th Circuit

Professional Organizations:

Louisiana State Bar Association
Lafayette Parish Bar Association

Representative Litigation:

Baten vs. Taylor, 386 So.2d 333 (La. 1979)
Kleas vs. Mayfield, 404 So.2d 500 (La.App. 3rd Cir. 1981)
Trahan vs. Superior Oil Co., 700 F.2d 1004 (Court of Appeal, 5th Cir. 1983)
Adobe Oil and Gas Corp. vs. MacDonell, 480 So.2d 961 (La.App. 3rd Cir. 1985)
I. E. Miller of Eunice, Inc. vs. Source Petroleum, Inc., 484 So. 2d 239 (La.App. 3rd Cir. 1986) aff'd, 493 So.2d 1141 (1986)
Lyons vs. Fisher, 847 F.2d 1158 (Court of Appeal, 5th Cir. 1988)
Adobe Resources Corporation, et al, vs. State of Louisiana, et al, Docket No. 88-55825
15th Judicial District Court, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
Supreme Contractors, Inc. vs. Halliburton Logging Services, 668 So.2d 1363 (La.App. 1st Cir. 1996), writ denied 672 So.2d 673 (La. 1996)
Ironwood Resources, Ltd., et al, vs. Baby Oil, Inc., et al, 921 So.2d 1189 (La.App. 3rd Cir. 2006)


Co-author, Intestate Succession Laws for the States of Mississippi Alabama and Louisiana, sponsored by the Mississippi Association of Petroleum Landmen and the Mississippi Oil & Gas Lawyers Association, November 9, 1991