Pat Weaver and Kristin Robertson to Speak at Women’s Energy Network – North Texas Chapter November 2015 Luncheon Meetings in Fort Worth and Dallas

DALLAS--()--Pat Long-Weaver, a founding partner of Long-Weaver, Manning, Antus & Antus, LLP, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) – North Texas Chapter on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at the Fort Worth Petroleum Club, 777 Main Street #4000. Kristin Robertson, President of Brio Leadership, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of WEN – North Texas on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at the Dallas Petroleum Club, 2200 Ross Avenue. Registration for both events will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the luncheon from noon-1:00 p.m.

Ms. Long-Weaver will present a talk titled, “May the Force be With You: Top Five Things You Need to Know About the Permian Basin,” at the November Fort Worth luncheon. A question-and-answer session will follow her presentation.

A veteran trial lawyer, Ms. Long-Weaver has been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law since 1995 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Her experience includes representation of oil and gas stakeholders, from individuals to start-up independents to Fortune 500 companies. With an emphasis on oil and gas litigation, condemnations, environmental issues, and complex business litigation, as well as major incident personal injury defense, she performs both as first chair and as a team manager, taking cases through trial and appeal. She also serves as a mediator.

Ms. Long-Weaver is a volunteer in the State Bar of Texas and is immediate past chair of the Litigation Section Council. She also serves on the Oil and Gas Pattern Jury Charge Committee. Ms. Long-Weaver is a long time director of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, as well as a long time member and Vice President of Publications for the Civil Justice Response Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel.

“WEN North Texas is pleased to announce Ms. Pat Long-Weaver as the featured speaker for our November 2015 luncheon in Fort Worth,” said Whitney Randolph, 2015 WEN North Texas Chapter President. “Ms. Long-Weaver has an extensive legal career in the energy industry, and we look forward to her in-depth presentation regarding the Permian Basin.”

Kristin Robertson will present a discussion titled, “‘Lean In’ Isn’t Enough: 2nd Generation Gender Bias and What to Do About It.” A question-and-answer session will follow her presentation.

Kristin Robertson, President of Brio Leadership, is an expert on company culture transformation, an executive coach, and group facilitator who focuses on smaller businesses. As a company culture consultant, she helps organizations realize their goals by transforming their organizational culture. Results of her work include reduced operational costs, employee development, productive teams and a high performance organizational culture. As an executive coach, she helps leaders expand their positive impact by developing greater self-awareness, self-reflection and self-management skills. Her passion is to help leaders and organizations transform their businesses so they can make a lasting positive change in the world.

Ms. Robertson’s clients include Rolland Safe & Lock, Your Pest Control Company, Susan B. Komen for the Cure, Schneider Electric, Aflac, Hewlett-Packard, 7-Eleven, Southwest Airlines, AT&T, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Texas Children’s Hospital. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Ms. Robertson held executive positions including Vice President of Client Services at Advent Software in Silicon Valley and director at Fidelity Investments, where she won the President’s Award in 1996. She has completed over 160 hours of coach training and follows the Return on Investment Coaching program developed by Steinbrecher & Associates.

“WEN North Texas is honored to welcome Ms. Kristin Robertson at the November 2015 Dallas luncheon,” said Randolph. “Our members look forward to learning more about second generation bias and exploring their leadership strengths with the help of Ms. Robertson’s insightful presentation.”

The cost for WEN North Texas members to attend is $35. For prospective members, the price is $50. Please register online at Payment can be made by credit card through the online registration portal or the day of the event by cash or check payable to Women’s Energy Network North Texas.

For more information about the event, contact Carly Hewett, Freeman Mills PC, at

For more information about the Women’s Energy Network – North Texas Chapter, visit and click on WEN North Texas. Interested parties can join the North Texas Chapter by clicking on Join Today! on the North Texas Chapter’s home page.

About WEN

The Women’s Energy Network is a nonprofit association of women professionals in the energy industry that provides networking and community outreach opportunities and fosters career and leadership development. Founded in 1994, the organization has more than 2,000 members nationwide. For more information, please visit the WEN North Texas Chapter website at


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Carly Hewett, 214-800-5191