Jamie L. Jost
Jamie is the Founder and Managing Shareholder of Jost Energy Law, P.C. where she focuses primarily on matters relating to exploration, development and production of oil and gas, as well as local, state, and federal permitting and regulatory issues in the Rocky Mountain Region. In addition, she assists clients with legislative and policy strategy planning, land and mineral due diligence, acquisition and divestiture matters, land contracts (including leases, easements, rights-of-way, surface use and access agreements, and subsurface and pore space easements), industrial siting permitting, air and water issues, and eminent domain matters. Jamie practices in front of the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division, the Interior Board of Land Appeals, as well as federal and state courts on various energy issues, including oil and gas royalty litigation, subsurface trespass matters, and surface use issues. She also currently serves as General Counsel to the Colorado Oil & Gas Association and assists national and international oil and gas operators on a daily basis to ensure that their exploration, development, and operations continue to progress efficiently and economically.
Prior to founding Jost Energy Law, P.C., Jamie was a shareholder at a premier Denver based energy law firm where she served as Chair of the Oil and Gas Commission Practice Group. Jamie also enjoyed an in-house counsel role at Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. where she served as Corporate Legal Counsel and was primarily responsible for legal issues for Suncor’s pipeline affiliate’s land, title, litigation and permitting matters. Specifically, Jamie worked closely with the business team on the expansion of its existing pipeline system and managed the easement acquisition, permitting, and eminent domain proceedings for the expansion project. She also advised Suncor’s Terminal and Distribution Group, Retail Group, and Human Resources Group on various matters.
Jamie has served as a trustee for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and has co-authored several oil and gas related articles for the RMMLF. She has co-chaired a Special Institute on midstream operations, and is a member of the Special Institute Committee. She is an active member of the Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen and the Colorado Bar Association’s Natural Resources Sections. She is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Wyoming Bar Association, New Mexico Bar Association, the U.S. District Court of Colorado, the U.S. District Court of Wyoming, and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Jamie received her J.D. from the University of Wyoming in 2002 and her undergraduate degree, cum laude, in Environmental Science and Industrial Hygiene from Indiana State University in 1998.
In addition to her legal career, Jamie is also a past member of the Board of Directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc. and Colfax Community Network, a member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's 2012 class of Colorado's Finest Young Professionals, a recipient of the Denver Business Journal’s inaugural 2014 Top Women in Energy, 5280 Magazine's Top Lawyer award for Natural Resources in 2015 and 2016, and has received the “Rising Star” designation by Colorado Superlawyers for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.