Anya Mallett concentrates her practice on natural resources development on public and private lands. She has represented domestic and international natural resources companies in a variety of issues, including acquisitions and dispositions of mineral properties, joint venture, exploration and option agreements, surface use agreements, mineral leases, due diligence and preparation of mining title opinions, and regulatory compliance for oil and gas and mining exploration and development.
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Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
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