Celebrating Melissa Flores’ 11th year at Blanchard Walker September 6, 2016

We are happy to celebrate Melissa Flores’ 11th anniversary at Blanchard Walker. Melissa joined the firm in 2005, was admitted to practice the same year, and is now a Director of the firm. She practices in the areas of commercial real estate and finance, residential real estate, title insurance and title examination, and other general corporate matters.

Slattery Johnson appointed Chair of Shreveport Historic Preservation Commission August 31, 2016

Slattery Johnson was recently appointed as Chair of the Historic Preservation Commission. The City of Shreveport adopted the first Historic Preservation Commission in June 2013, which authorized the City to create a Shreveport Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), to create local historic districts, and to create and adopt regulations to preserve historic properties inside the city limits.

Brian Flanagan Assists Author of Treatise on Louisiana Mineral Leases July 6, 2016

Brian C. Flanagan, Associate at Blanchard Walker, O’Quin & Roberts, is one of two reviewing editors for Professor Patrick S. Ottinger’s Louisiana Mineral Leases: A Treatise. The 1,452 page treatise, published by Claitor’s Law Books and Publishing Division, Inc. is the culmination of five years of research and writing by Mr. Ottinger, and is a comprehensive study of the evolution of the mineral lease, the contours and various attributes of the lease relationship; the statutory laws that regulate it, and the clauses (both customary and special) contained in the mineral lease forms used in Louisiana.