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Randa Vieira

Attorney

randa.vieira@learlaw.com - 801-538-5015

Randa advises energy and natural resources clients in the West by providing cost-effective guidance and assessing the legal implications of ongoing development and extraction activities.

Randa is a problem solver at heart who enjoys getting to know her clients and their business model to efficiently provide solutions based on her unique knowledge and expertise.


Randa joined the firm in 2014 while still in law school. She has extensive experience in transactional matters including complex title examinations involving federal, state, private, and Indian lands, drafting agreements, probate and other types of curative work, conveyance instruments and due diligences. In addition, Randa has spent countless hours reviewing and/or drafting purchase and sale agreements, pooling and unitization agreements, surface use agreements, rights of way and easements, leasehold/working interest assignments, royalty and overriding royalty assignments, and other types of instruments.


From working diligently for some of the biggest oil & gas companies in the country to helping small local companies and individuals, Randa focuses on her clients’ short and long term needs to help them achieve their goals.

 

Practice Areas

Oil & Gas/Renewables

  • Drilling & Division Order Title Opinions

  • Acquisition Title Opinions

  • Supplemental Title Opinions

  • Curative Title Work

  • Quiet Title Actions

  • Surface & Title disputes

  • American Indian Law

  • Due Diligence

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Real Estate & Land Use

Experience

  • Lear & Lear, attorney – since Oct 2014 – Oil & Gas, title examination

  • Lear & Lear, title analyst – Jan 2014 through Oct 2014 - Oil & Gas, title examination

  • Cannon Law Group, law clerk – Nov 2012 through Dec 2013 - Personal Injury and Subrogation, Banking law, Bankruptcy, Debtor/Creditor

  • Brigham Young University, instructor – Jan 2012 through April 2012 - Business Portuguese

  • Randall K. Edwards, articled clerk/judicial consultant – Jun 2007 through Aug 2011 – International law, Contracts, Personal Injury, Copyrights, MedMal

  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, attorney – Aug 2004 through Jul 2006 – Tax Law

  • Brasas English Course, ESL instructor – Aug 1999 through Aug 2004

 

Admissions

Admissions

  • Randa is admitted to practice in Montana, Nebraska, Utah (State & Federal Court), and her native country Brazil

Professional & Civic Organizations

Professional & Civic Organizations

  • Utah State Bar Association, member since 2016

  • Nebraska State Bar Association, member since 2015

  • Montana State Bar Association, member since 2014

  • Brazil National Bar Association - Rio de Janeiro, member since 2004

  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, member since 2014

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Leadership Committee, member since 2014

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Student Chapter Board, member 2011-2014

  • Granite School District, Community Classes/French, member 2017-2018

  • Salt Lake School District, Community Classes/French, member 2018

  • Utah Court Appointed Special Advocates, volunteer 2010-2012

  • Consulate General of Brazil in Los Angeles, pro bono attorney, member since 2014

  • Hartland Immigration Center, U.S. Citizenship Test instructor, volunteer 2007-2008

Education

Education

  • BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School – J.D., class of 2014

  • University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law – LL.M. in International Environmental Law and Natural Resources, class of 2007

  • Universidade Cândido Mendes – Lato sensu postgraduate degree in International Relations, class of 2005

  • Universidade Católica de Petrópolis – LL. B., class of 2004

Langauges

Languages

  • Portuguese (native), English, Spanish, French

Publications

Publications

  • Case Note: Ministério Público Federal v Google Brasil Internet Ltda – Jan/2015 - Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

  • Ramirez and others v Catholic Church (Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones - Costa Rica) - Jan/2014 - Oxford Journal of Law & Religion

  • Moreno Cabanilla v. President of the Council of Ministers and others (No STC 03372-2011-PA/TC): Tribunal Constitucional de Peru (Constitutional Court of Peru) - Jan/2014 - Oxford Journal of Law & Religion

  • Loewen v. State of Paraná - Jul/2013 - Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

  • Direct Action of Unconstitutionality of Municipal Ordinance no. 3.589 - Jan/2013 - Oxford Journal of Law and Religion