University of Kentucky (B.A., English; summa cum laude; 2007)
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2011)
Ohio Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
John-Paul W. Volk’s practice is focused on the oil and gas industry, as well as business acquisitions and financing transactions.
For oil and gas industry clients, he has conducted large scale title examination projects and addressed legal issues involving gathering and distribution of hydrocarbons. His experience includes both private law practice and direct employment by energy companies operating in the Appalachian Basin, Texas and Oklahoma. His work on title issues has caused him to monitor on a continuing basis the evolution of state law on oil and gas issues, particularly in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Volk earned the B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Kentucky and the J.D. degree from The Ohio State University. He completed additional graduate level studies at Ohio State’s business school and served as executive editor of The Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal. He is a member of the Ohio and Tennessee Bar Associations.