Ohio Landmen Subject to Real Estate Broker Statutes?

Recently, Ohio’s Seventh District Court of Appeals issued its decision in Dundics v. Eric Petroleum Corp., 2017-Ohio-640 (7th Dist.). In the decision the court said that many activities performed by oil and gas landmen fall within the purview of Ohio’s real estate broker statutes, being Ohio Revised Code section 4735.01, et seq. This decision has potentially far-reaching consequences for landmen working in the State of Ohio. In Dundics, Thomas Dundics…