Charles G. Blaize Jr.​

Partner

Contact
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone: 225-810-4998
Fax: 225-810-4999
Email: Email Me
Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 1998

U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana

CHARLES G. BLAIZE, JR. was born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana on April 30, 1970. He grew up in Houma, Louisiana and settled in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after becoming an attorney. He was President of the Student Bar Association in 1997-1998 and was inducted into the Louisiana State University Law Center Hall of Fame in 1998.

Mr. Blaize is a founding and the managing partner of the firm of Mayhall Fondren Blaize in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Blaize primarily practices in oil and gas title examination. Mr. Blaize also practices complex property ownership and right-of-way litigation, royalty/leasehold and working interest disputes. Throughout his career, Mr. Blaize has also assisted clients in the negotiation of Oil, Gas and Mineral Leases, Joint Operating Agreements, Seismic Options, as well as other oilfield agreements and negotiations.

Mr. Blaize has argued cases in a multitude of Louisiana District Courts, several of the Louisiana Appellate Courts, the Louisiana Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Blaize received the annual President’s Award from the Baton Rouge Bar Association in 2001. Mr. Blaize is also an LSU Law School Adjunct Faculty member, as a part of the Trial Advocacy Program.

Education

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Juris Doctorate – 1998

Honors: Louisiana State University Hall of Fame – 1998

Texas – 2017

Louisiana State University

Bachelor of Arts – 1993 

Classes/Seminars

Primer on Basic Louisiana Mineral Law, Baton Rouge Oil Law Seminar, Spring 2014

Once Upon A Time – The Mystery of the Lawyer and Landman Relationship, An Ethical Review, Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen, Fall Seminar 2013

An Introduction to Louisiana Property and Mineral Law, Terrebonne Bar Association Annual CLE, August 2013

Oil Lawyer’s Fracture Porosity: A Level of Professionalism, The 60th Annual Mineral Law Institute, March 2013

You Can’t Handle the Truth – What is Your Ethical Duty? Legal Issues in Oil and Gas Production., American Association of Professional Landmen, Gulf Coast Land Institute, October 2011

Landowner Issues Arising From Oil and Gas Exploration, National Association of Royalty Owners Louisiana Seminar, May 2011

Call Security – Louisiana Database Security Breach Notification Law, Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen, Spring 2010

Jump Right In – Scared to Swim — Leasing and Ownership Issues: Severance, Navigability, Accretion and Reliction of Waterbottoms, American Association of Professional Landmen, Gulf Coast Land Institute, April 2009

Waging War – The Battle of Record Title Evidence vs. Understanding the Mineral and Civil Code Concepts of Ownership, Houston Oil & Gas Symposium, May 2008

Back to the Basics, Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen, Fall Seminar 2007

Race to the Courthouse, National Association of Division Order Analysts 2006 Annual Conference

Top Ten Mineral Law Questions for Corporate Landmen, Houston Association of Petroleum Landmen, Spring Seminar 2006

Lease Maintenance by Continuous Operations and/or Production, National Association of Lease and Title Analysts News, June 2005

Top Ten Rules of Prescription Every Lease Analyst Should Know, National Association of Lease and Title Analysts 2005 Annual Conference

Legislative and Jurisprudential Update, National Association of Lease and Title Analysts 2004 Conference

Professionalism and Your Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Expo Seminar, 2003

Unveiling the Secret World of Sheriff’s Sales, Around the Bar, March 2001

Ethics and the Role of Professional Landmen, Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen, Spring Seminar 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships

Louisiana State Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present

Lawyer Referral and Information Committee, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present

Lawyer Referral and Information Committee, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Chairman, 2004 – 2013

Baton Rouge Association of Professional Landmen, Member, 1998 – Present

Houston Association of Professional Landmen, Member, 2006 – Present

American Association of Professional Landmen, Member, 2004 – Present

LOGA, Member, 2007 – Present

Pro Bono Activities

St. Aloysius Men’s Club

LSU Gridiron Club

Tiger Athletic Foundation

Coastal Conservation Association

International Game Fish Association

Houston Petro Tigers – LSU Foundation

Chancellor’s Counsel, LSU Law Foundation