Stephanie Moser Goins

Stephanie Moser Goins is currently a Senior Attorney at Ball Morse Lowe with over a decade of practice in tribal, state, and federal jurisdictions. As a 2008 graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, she earned her Juris Doctorate and a certificate in American Indian Law from the Center for the Study of American Indian Law and Policy.

Stephanie Moser Goins

Recent Posts

Look at this Absolute Unit: Oklahoma Courts Tackle Cross-Unit Commencement Issues

Posted by Stephanie Moser Goins on August 25, 2020


Until recently, Oklahoma courts have not addressed the issue of whether a multiunit horizontal well that is commenced off-unit can perpetuate a lease on the adjacent unit into its secondary term, if the lateral for the well fails to penetrate the unit in which the leased premises was located until after the primary term of the lease has expired.

McGirt Implications for the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Industry

Posted by Stephanie Moser Goins on July 15, 2020

Don’t Panic: The Implications of McGirt v. Oklahoma for the Oil and Gas Industry in Oklahoma

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The Stigler Act Amendments of 2018

Posted by Stephanie Moser Goins on January 10, 2019

In a previous post, we discussed H.R. 2606, the bill that amends the Act of August 4, 1947 (61 Stat. 731) (commonly known as the Stigler Act). The Stigler Act governs restrictions upon alienation of surface and mineral interests in lands inherited by lineal descendants by blood of allottees of the "Five Civilized Tribes." The Five Tribes were forcibly removed to Indian Territory, and resettled on lands located within the geographical boundaries of what is now the State of Oklahoma.