Benjamin Randolph Allen III<br />
Benjamin Randolph Allen III

Benjamin R. Allen III is the principal and founding partner of Allen & Associates, L.L.P., where he has devoted his legal career to oil, gas, mineral and real estate law. Randy is a third generation Allen Family oil and gas professional. In addition to the firm, Randy Allen founded Abstract & Title Resources, Inc. in 1999, where he helps manage landmen in runsheet and abstract construction, title curative, lease acquisition, right-of-way acquisition, seismic permitting, mineral and lease take-off, surface inspection, mapping, damage settlement, acquisitions, divestitures and due diligence. In addition to the above, Randy is very active in the legal community and participates in various legal and charitable organizations.


  • Bar Admissions: Texas (1997), Kentucky (2007), Ohio (2012), Wyoming (2016) and New Mexico (2019).
  • J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law, 1996
  • M.B.A., St. Mary’s University School of Business, 1996
  • B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992
    • Real Estate and Urban Land Development
    • Rho Epsilon (National Professional Real Estate Fraternity)
  • Certified Petroleum Landman (2009), American Association of Petroleum Landmen


  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • State Bar of Texas: Oil, Gas and Natural Resources Section, Real Estate Section
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • American Association of Professional Landmen, CPL
  • Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen
  • San Antonio Association of Professional Landmen
  • Houston/West Houston Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Permain Basin Landman Association