Jared Hembree Adjunct Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8581

Email: hembreej@wlu.edu

Office: 464 Lewis Hall

Areas of Expertise/Classes Taught

Oil and Gas Law


BA, Montana State University

JD, Washington and Lee University


Jared A. Hembree is a partner in the Roswell, New Mexico office of Hinkle Shanor LLP and is an adjunct professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he teaches Oil and Gas Law. His primary practice is in oil and gas law, including title examination, transactions and litigation. He is the immediate Past President of the New Mexico Landmen’s Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico. Mr. Hembree is a member of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the American Association of Professional Landmen, the New Mexico State Bar, and the Chaves County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, and the New Mexico Supreme Court.

Mr. Hembree received a J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2005. While in law school, Mr. Hembree served as an editor for the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy’s 2005 Symposium Edition, Chairman of the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series, and President of the W&L Federalist Society Chapter. Mr. Hembree graduated with Honors receiving a B.A. in History with a Minor in Museum Studies from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana in 2000. Mr. Hembree sits on the board of directors for a number of civic organizations, including the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, the Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation, and Roswell Sunrise Rotary.