Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCHARLES G. BLAIZE, JR.
was born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana on April 30, 1970. Charles grew up in Houma, Louisiana and graduated from Vandebilt Catholic High School. Charles is a graduate of Louisiana State University (B.A., 1993) Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (J.D., 1998) and was admitted to Louisiana bar in 1998. Charles is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
Charles 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. Charles primarily practices in oil and gas law, property litigation and has presented continuing education programs for lawyers, landmen, lease and title analysts and Division Order Analysts.
Charles is a founding partner in the firm of Mayhall & Blaize, LLC in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Charles represents major and independent oil companies in title examination, unitization and other exploration and production matters, including litigation involving lease disputes, royalty issues, reservoir damages and operating agreement disputes. Charles also represents landowners in various title disputes and boundary actions. Charles has represented oil companies in corporate formation matters, acquisition of producing properties and refinancing of oil and gas assets. In addition to his oil and gas practice, Charles represents several tax sale purchasers in litigation for repayment and quieting title and several Louisiana limited liability companies in the business of purchasing and refurbishing distressed real estate.
Charles is active in several legal and professional associations, including the Louisiana State Bar Association Member (1998-present), the Baton Rouge Bar Association Chairman of the Lawyer Referral and Information Committee (2004-2009), the Baton Rouge Association of Petroleum Landmen (1998 – present), the Houston Association of Petroleum Landmen (2006 – present), the American Association of Professional Landmen (2004 – present) and Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (2006-present).
Charles’ recent articles, publications and presentations include: