Lauren Lock Telep

Dallas, TX Office

12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1400
Dallas, Texas 75251
p: (214) 800-5191
f: (214) 800-5190

Lauren Lock Telep


Lauren is an Associate Attorney in the Dallas office of Freeman Mills PC. Her practice focuses on energy and natural resources law with an emphasis on title examination. She primarily represents oil and gas companies in their exploration and production operations. She drafts a variety of different title opinions and other transactional documents. Prior to beginning her firm practice, Lauren served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Michael Nerren, District E, and A. Parker Self, Division F, of the 26th Judicial District Court, Bossier and Webster Parishes, Louisiana, both of whom served as consecutive Chief District Judge during her tenure. In addition to her oil and gas practice, Lauren has experience with estate planning and trusts, succession and probate law, contracts, entity formations and dissolutions, general business transactions and counsel, legal advisement and counsel for entrepreneurs and startup companies, corporate mergers/acquisitions and dispositions, employment law, property disputes, and commercial litigation in both Texas and Louisiana.


Professional Honors:
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch - Oil and Gas Law 2023
Super Lawyers, Louisiana Rising Star - Business/Corporate and Estate Planning & Probate, 2022 and 2023

Practice Areas

  • Oil & Gas Title Examination


  • B.A., Texas A&M University – English Literature
  • M.A., University of Texas at Dallas – Political Science: Constitutional Law Studies
  • J.D./D.C.L., Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University

Bar Admissions

  • The State of Louisiana, 2016
  • The State of Texas, 2017


  • The Louisiana State Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • The State Bar of Texas – Business Law Section
  • The State Bar of Texas – Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Section
  • The State Bar of Texas – Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • The Dallas Bar Association
  • The Dallas Bar Association – Energy Law Section
  • The Dallas Bar Association – Mergers and Acquisitions Section
  • The Dallas Bar Association – Probate, Trusts & Estates Section
  • Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Women Energy Network, North Texas Chapter
  • Young Professionals in Energy, Dallas Chapter
  • CoHabitat Foundation, a Louisiana Non-Profit (COHAB), Board of Directors