Your membership is vital to sustaining the quality programs and publications you’ve come to depend on.

Consider becoming an Annual Member and joining our growing network of individuals, law firms, companies, government agencies, and organizations dedicated to supporting legal scholarship in the mineral and natural resources community.

New in 2017:

For firms and companies that choose to support the Foundation at a higher level, we are now offering a Sustaining Membership.  All company employees are included in this membership.  Additional benefits include:  Two complimentary registrations to the Annual Institute, recognition on our website and in Annual Institute materials, and 40 names in the Membership Directory.

 

Become an annual member   Click here to apply for membership. Or you can download a printable membership form.

 

Membership Benefits

  • A substantial reduction in the registration fee for the Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, and a reduced price for the Proceedings of the Annual Institute
  • Discounts on registration fees for Special Institutes, Short Courses, and other programs
  • Discounts on many Foundation publications and conference audio recordings
  • Listing in and online access to the electronic Membership Directory, which includes over 3,700 Annual Members
  • Complimentary subscriptions:
    • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal – 2 electronic issues per year with original articles, selected reprints, an annual oil and gas update, and topical reading lists
    • Mineral Law Newsletter – 4 electronic issues per year covering judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in mining and oil and gas law in 27 states and Canada; also includes federal courts and agencies, Congress, and environmental issues
    • Water Law Newsletter – 3 electronic issues per year covering judicial, statutory, and legislative developments in water law and water rights at federal, state, and local levels; includes coverage of 26 states, federal water quality, and federal reserved water rights

Please note that the Digital Library is not a benefit of membership.


ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Individual Membership Categories

Available to individual natural resources professionals and others in related fields. Law firms, companies, agencies, and other organizations are not eligible for individual memberships.

Individual – $455

All the benefits of membership on an individual basis.

Individual Government/Nonprofit – $355

For employees of government agencies or non-profit (IRS tax-exempt) organizations.

New Professional – $100

One-time individual membership for recent law school graduates, new landmen, and other new natural resources professionals. Join in the calendar year of graduation or first employment as a natural resources professional and your membership will continue through the end of the following calendar year. For example, join in May and your membership will extend through December of the following year.

Senior – $130

For individuals who are fully retired yet wish to participate in Foundation activities.

Student – $20

For full-time students only (proof of status required).

Organization Membership Categories

Sustaining Membership – $5,850

For firms and companies that choose to support the Foundation at a higher level.  All company employees are included in the membership.  Additional benefits include:  Two complimentary registrations to the Annual Institute, recognition on our website and in Annual Institute materials, and 40 names in the Membership Directory.

Law Firm, Corporation, Government Agency, or Organization

Applies to designated individuals listed on your membership.

$925:  1–3 designated individuals listed on your membership 

$1,555:  4–9 designated individuals listed on your membership 

$2,295:  10–15 designated individuals listed on your membership 

$3,545:  16+ – All company employees are included, but only 25 names may be listed in the Membership Directory

University (Faculty) – $375

Substantially discounted registration rates for full-time faculty who attend Foundation institutes. Faculty and law school libraries may purchase Foundation publications at special educational prices.

 

Become an annual member   Click here to apply for membership. Or you can download a printable membership form.