Kacy Kovar Dusek
Staff Attorney

Because I am extremely meticulous when it comes to title examination, I can catch small details and analyze nuances from multiple angles, which help uncover any issues before they become big problems for clients.

Kacy Kovar-Dusek conducts title examinations and prepares opinions for oil and gas producers with operations in Texas. She has extensive experience drafting various legal documents including distribution deeds and memoranda regarding title issues, and analyzing oil and gas leases, contracts and assignments of oil and gas leases.

With nearly a decade of experience in oil and gas, Kacy spent time working for a seismic monitoring company before becoming a lawyer, which gave her a unique insider understanding of the industry and taught her the importance of accurate title work.

Representative Experience

Draft Original Title Opinions from Sovereignty

  • Review Runsheets containing instruments pertaining to a specific tract of land
  • Determine title defects and draft requirements regarding how to clear the title and make it marketable 
  • Determine mineral ownership, including whether the client has purchased leases from the right mineral owner in the correct capacity
  • Draft Division of Interest report detailing mineral ownership, working interest, royalty interest, overriding royalty interests, and net revenue interest

Draft Division Order Title Opinions 

  • Review Prior Original Title Opinions, Curative Materials, and Supplemental Runsheets concerning several tracts of land creating one unit
  • Detect any new title defects created by the Curative Materials and Supplemental Runsheets
  • Create a Division of Interest report for Division Order and payment purposes
  • Consult clients on issues concerning Consent to Pool Agreements, Unleased Interests, and various other regulatory issues
Organizational Involvement
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Young Professionals in Energy
Education
  • J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law (2008)
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Criminal Justice, St. Edward's University (2004)
Bar Admissions
  • Texas (2009)
  • Pennsylvania (2015)
Language
  • German - Conversational
When I Feel Most At Home
  • Keeping up with my two kids
  • Baking, prior to joining the firm I ran a small home-based bakery, The Wanderlust Cakery
  • Cooking for my family and trying new restaurants