Dallas Office



Malissa Perkins | Associate

Malissa joined Hamilton Shores, LLP in January 2020 after over thirteen years in the industry as a landman and title attorney. Ms. Perkins focuses on oil, gas, and energy law, including the preparation of drilling and division order opinions. In addition to preparing title opinions, Ms. Perkins prepares agreements, assignments, leases, amendments, and deeds.

Prior to rendering opinions, Malissa gained valuable experience working as an independent petroleum landman for a large exploration and production company focusing on complex leasehold curative issues and due diligence ahead of acquisitions and divestitures. Her field experience has given her the ability to adapt efficiently to unique title issues.


J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2006

B.S., Texas Tech University, 2002 (Merchandising/Buying)


Texas, 2007

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Professional Landmen

Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen
Community Activities

Two term member, Board of Directors, Kids Who Care, Inc.
Fort Worth, Texas 2013-2019

Member, Advisory Board, Kids Who Care, Inc.
Fort Worth, Texas beginning January 2020

Member, Junior League of Fort Worth