Before joining Abadie & Schill, Joseph spent a number of years in Oklahoma as a Petroleum Landman, analyzing title for both acquisition projects and exploration. He works out of Abadie & Schill’s Denver Office, and in his spare time, pursues his interests in history and family genealogy.
Elise moved from Michigan to Durango, CO in 2003 where she currently lives with her husband and two daughters. Elise has been with Abadie & Schill for nine years and has 18 total years of experience as a paralegal.
Elise and her husband, Andy, spent many years pursuing their love for rock climbing. Since starting a family they spend their time doing just about anything in the great outdoors with their girls.
Lesley grew up in the panhandle of Texas and is a 2007 graduate of Oklahoma State University, receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Design, Housing and Merchandising with special interest in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design. Lesley graduated from the Kanakuk Institute in 2008. After taking a year to travel and visit 15 different countries, she began working with Camp Kivu as the International Vision Trip Director, leading teams of teenagers on volunteer trips all over the world.
In June of 2014, Lesley decided to call Durango her home and began working with Abadie Schill as a Legal Assistant, supporting the attorneys in all areas of the preparation of acquisition, drilling and division order title opinions. She has great interest in the historical aspect of allotted Indian lands and enjoys working with Excel to construct Chains of Title.
In her free time, Lesley loves being with friends and family, riding her bike, reading mystery fiction and historical biographies, art and design, camping, skiing, paddle boarding the river and taking long hikes into the mountains, her highest being the summit of Kilimanjaro at 19,300’ in 2011.
Emily graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. She spent 5 years working in hydrology and residential design as a Civil Engineer. She has been in the Oil and Gas Industry for over 8 years, with experience in Joint Interest Billing, Accounting, Title Research and Title Opinion Development. Before she and her husband had their two sons, she was a Competitive Gymnastics Coach for over 15 years. As a family, they love to spend time with their community, cook and travel.
Sam Glaser is the Director of Operations for Abadie|Schill, PC, where he oversees strategic planning, employee hiring and retention, and workflow processes. A trained landman and expert at merging existing business structures with new processes, Sam has more than 15 years of experience in diverse leadership roles within the oil and gas, publishing and outdoor service industries. He holds a bachelor of arts in English from Covenant College and attended Keble College, Oxford University where he met his wife, Stacey. He is a graduate of the Executive MBA program at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. An avid adventurer, Sam lives in Durango with his wife and two daughters, where he climbs, mountain bikes, rafts, skis and runs at every opportunity.
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS
Sean joined Abadie|Schill, PC in May of 2016 as the Director of Business. A resident of Norman, OK, Sean excels in managing relationships with existing clients as well as developing new relationships within the oil and gas industry. His skills are best put to use helping our clients know on a regular basis that we sincerely appreciate their partnership. Since graduating from Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of arts in Marketing in 2005, he has been in business development roles successfully helping companies grow by aligning client expectations with company offerings. Sean and his wife Stacie have four beautiful children. His passions include fitness, golf, coaching his children’s sports teams, helping college students find success while in school, and building lasting relationships with people.
SENIOR TITLE ANALYST
A small town farm girl from Erick, Oklahoma, Annalyn Gill has twelve years of experience in the Oil and Gas and Right of Way industry. Annalyn has worked for various companies as a landman at the field and supervisory level. Whether negotiating mineral leases or researching ownership interests, she has proven herself a skilled manager, collaborator and trainer. She will be graduating from the University of Oklahoma in the Spring of 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Economics and Environmental Policy. She enjoys community service activities and looks forward to volunteer pursuits in the future with the Peace Corps at home or abroad. Her hobbies include bicycling, kayaking and snorkeling in the Cayman’s with her friends.
Chandler has been a land professional in the oil and gas business since 2003. He has a diverse background working in-house, independently, and for local and tribal governments. Chandler is a Certified Professional Landman through the AAPL and assists Abadie & Schill with title opinions and regulatory matters. In his free time, he enjoys backcountry skiing, hiking, and camping.
Abby is originally from St. Louis, Missouri where she has lived most of her life. She studied health science at the University of Missouri where she earned a bachelor’s degree in the field. After graduation she decided to postpone career life and backpacked around Europe for three months. Once arriving back from her journey she made the move to the west with her family. Shortly after settling in Colorado she joined the Abadie & Schill team in October of 2016. Outside of work, Abby enjoys hanging out with her family, hiking, traveling, painting, and writing.