As a result there is a tremendous and expanding need for legal experts trained in various aspects of natural resources law – such as agricultural, energy, environmental, food, land use, oil & gas, sustainability, and water law – at the domestic and international levels who can facilitate progress in the development of safe, secure, and sustainable natural resources.
任何地方。事实上， 全国法学家 最近上市的能源法和食品法两个十大热点业务领域驱动现在招人的。这不是给世界各地不断增长的能源和食品需求的惊喜。同样，干旱和气候变化击中得克萨斯州，加利福尼亚州和世界其他地区，水法 是目前公认 作为优先发展领域。
作为一个自然资源律师，你可以代表许多不同类型的客户端 - 政府机构，非政府组织，世界500家强企业，私人土地拥有者和企业。你可以找到自然资源的律师在法律上的三个分支工作：监管，诉讼和交易。
Whether your practice focuses on domestic oil and gas, food safety, environmental litigation, water management, or international policymaking, you must become an expert in your field. 给n the vast disputes and issues arising in the fields of agricultural, energy, environmental, food, land use, oil & gas, sustainability, and water law, you will also need to be a problem solver — capable of bringing varying interests together to establish common ground. The best problem solvers are those who have an understanding of the law, can communicate clearly, think outside the box and are upstanding and trustworthy members of the legal community. Texas A&M School of Law can prepare you to be that person.
How does Texas A&M University School of Law equip me for a career as a natural resources lawyer?
To begin your career as a natural resources lawyer, you will first need to garner the basic knowledge and skills of the profession. Texas A&M School of Law will help you acquire both. Our faculty includes highly regarded lawyers who have decades of practical experience working with government agencies, 财富500强 和全球性的公司， 上午法100 律师事务所，和国际公司和非营利组织，以及高层次的州和联邦法院。
In addition, we are located in one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, so you will have access to law firms, governmental agencies, and other employers that can get you the experience you need to start your career. And the Aggie network will open doors and help you make connections both as a student and during the rest of your career. There are more than 62,400 Texas A&M Former Students in the Fort Worth/Dallas area, 290,200+ in Texas, 363,500+ in the United States and 395,600+ worldwide. When you graduate from Texas A&M School of Law and put on your Aggie Ring, that fiercely loyal network of Aggie 以前的学生 will be there for you.
To get you ready for a career as a natural resources lawyer, you will start with foundational courses in natural resources law such as Oil & Gas Law, 能源法, 水法 and 环境法. You will then build your knowledge with our wide array of courses designed to give you more in-depth knowledge in a particular subject area or set of topics.
For example, if you find that your interest lies in water law issues, you could also take International 水法, which will provide you with insight into the management of and rights to transboundary rivers and aquifers, and Law & Science, which will give you an understanding of both the technical and practical aspects of integrating these interdependent fields. If you choose to focus on energy law, you could take additional courses such as Climate Change, Environmental Oil & Gas Law and International Petroleum Transactions, which provide an in-depth understanding of the laws and conflicts of energy development as well as methods of problem solving and dispute resolution.
Alternatively, if you are drawn to more international work, we recommend taking courses such as Climate Change, International 水法, International Business Transactions, International Environmental Law, International Law & Sustainable Development Seminar, and International Litigation, which allow you to explore international laws, treaties, conflicts and transactions that shape our global relations. Finally, we offer other complementary courses such as Administrative Law, Constitutional Issues in 环境法, Environmental Litigation Drafting, Land Use, Oil and Gas Contracts Drafting, Texas Real Property, and other courses and seminars that will add further depth to your legal education and career development.
In addition to the traditional classroom experience, Texas A&M School of Law also offers opportunities for fieldwork and study. For example, you could be a part of the annual 实地考察 to Mexico through the Texas A&M University Water Management & Hydrological Sciences Program，或者你可以前往加纳的 实地考察 与其他法律专业的学生调查土地使用问题。你可以成为一个 Texas A&M Energy Institute 老乡，一个资助的研究位置由康菲 - 菲利普斯赞助。或者，你可以参加一个 校外 在达福地区，奥斯汀，华盛顿特区，乃至海外，并得到了政府和非政府机构，律师事务所和公司法律部门获得能源和水法的法律现实世界的经验安排课程学分。
在我们的 宣传方案，您可以通过参加谈判的比赛与来自全国各地的法学院学生磨练你的谈判技巧。最后，通过我们的 职业精神和领导力课程，我们将配对您与自然资源律师谁将会指导和帮助建立自己的技能。例如，我们是唯一的法学院与爱丽丝科恩戈尔德，作者合作 一个更美好的世界，INC。，让我们的学生从高管在学习像埃克森美孚公司，他们与社区团体的工作方式来解决问题的机会。
It’s a fantastic time to be a natural resources lawyer. Texas A&M University School of Law can prepare you for this exciting career opportunity.