Detailed Information for Kris Tilker

Dr. Kris Tilker 
Pre-Law
 » Advisor
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 221 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4712
Fax: (940) 397-4280
 
 

Legal Studies
 » Professor
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 221 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4712
Fax: (940) 397-6228
 
 

Management, Marketing, and Legal Studies
 » Chair
Office Location
Dillard College of Business Administration 221 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4712
Fax: (940) 397-4280
 
 

Contact Information

kris.tilker@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

Contracts, Torts, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 3243  201  Commercial Law    Dillard College of Business Administration 336 8:00 MW
Details Spring 2014 3233  202  Legal Environment of Business    Dillard College of Business Administration 336 9:30TR



Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Midwestern State University B.A.  
Texas Tech School of Law Doctorate of Jurisprudence  



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Wichita County District Attorney's Office  Assistant District Attorney    
 Expando Oil Company  General Counsel    
 Midwestern State University  Professor  1989  Present



Research and Publications

Refereed Articles 

Tilker, K.R.,  Bultena, C. & Ramser, C. (2012) Fighting Futiltiy III: Dealing with Difficult People in Mediation. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. 4, pgs. 26-46.

Ludlum, M., Tilker, K., Ritter, D., Cowart, T., Xu, W., Brittany Christine Smith (2012).  Financial Literacy and Credit Cards: A Multi Campus Survey.  International Journal of Business and Social Science.  

Tilker, K. R. & MacDonald, S. T. (2011).  An Empirical Examination Of The Securities Act of 1933 And Its Application To The Oil And Gas Industry: The Case For An Industry Money Exception.  Oil Gas and Energy Quarterly.  

Tilker, K. R., Ramser, C., & Bultena, C. (2011).  Fighting Futility II: More Tools for Mediation Success.  Southern Journal of Business and Ethics.  

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2010).  Fighting Futility: Tools for Mediation Success.  Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, 2, 64-74.  

Tilker, K. & MacDonald, S. (2009).  Compression of Natural Gas - Who Pays? Texas V. Oklahoma.  Southern Law Journal.  

Tilker, K., Owen, J., & MacDonald, S. (2009).  FTC Requires Businesses to Secure Customer Data.  Franklin Business and Law Review Quarterly Journal.  

Tilker, K. & Ramser, C. (2007).  Mediation: A Window and a Matrix.  Midwestern Business and Economic Review, 2007 (39), 29-32.  

Ramser, C. (2007).  Mediation: Dynamics and Applications.  Conflict Resolutions & Negotiation Journal, 2007 (1), 36.  

Tilker, K. & MacDonald, S. (2006).  Contractual Exemptions from Negligence Liability in Texas.  Southern Law Journal.  

Tilker, K. & Ramser, C. (2004).  Mediation: Opening The Window.  Alternative Resolutions: Newsletter of the State Bar of Texas.  

Tilker, K. & Theriot, M. R. (2002).  Covenants not to Compete: Louisiana vs. Texas.  Midwestern Business and Economic Review.  

Tilker, K. (2001).  An Updated Look at Employee Covenants Not to Compete in Texas.  Midwestern Business and Economic Review.  

Tilker, K. (2000).  Employment Covenants Not to Compete - The Texas Approach.  Southern Law Journal.  

Refereed Proceedings 

Full Paper

Tilker, K. & Ramser, C. (in press, 2005).  Mediation: Dynamics and Applications.  Annual Soutwest Business Symposium, University of Central Oklahoma.  

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

National

Ramser, C. & Tilker, K. (2006, October). Mediation: Dyanamics and Application.   Minnesota State University/Franklin Publishing/Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Conference, Arlington, Texas.

Regional

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2013). Fighting Futility IV: Dealing With Defensiveness in Mediation.   Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2012). Fighting Futility III: Dealing With Difficult People In Mediation.   Southern Association of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2011). Fighting Futility II - More Tools for Mediation Success.   Southern Academy of Legal Studies, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K. R., Bultena, C., & Ramser, C. (2010). Business Mediation - Conflict Resolution or Exercise in Futility.   Southern Academy of Legal StudiesSouthern Academy of Legal Studies, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K. R. & MacDonald, S. (2009). An Analysis of the Impact of the Oklahoma and Texas rules on Gas Compression Charge-backs on the Decision to Abandon a Gas Well Using a Multiplant Compression Firm Model.   Southwest Business Symposium, Edmond, Oklahoma.

Tilker, K. R. & MacDonald, S. (2009). Compression of Natural Gas - Who Pays? Texas v. Oklahoma.   Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

National

Tilker, K. & Macdonald, S. (2007, March). An Economic Analysis of the Texas View of Exculpatory Clauses: Information Symmetries and their Impact.   Southwestern Social Science Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Tilker, K. (2001, February). Teaching Our Students About Choosing and Using an Attorney.   American Society of Business and Behavorial Science, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Regional

MacDonald, S. & Tilker, K. R. (2009). How Neuroeconomics Can Inform the Dynamics of Settling A Low Value Tort Case and Its Impact on the Legitimacy of the Legal System.   Southwestern Social Science Association, Denver, Colorado.

Tilker, K. & MacDonald, S. (2008, March). How the Business Literature Can Inform Antitrust Enforcement: A Qualified Call for a Second Antiturst Revolution.   Southwest Business Symposium, Edmund, Oklahoma.

Tilker, K. & MacDonald, S. (2008, March). Securties Regulation as a Barrier to Entry into Domestic Oil and Gas Exploration and Production.   Southwestern Social Science Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tilker, K. & Stewart, M. (2008, March). Oil and Gas Investing - Federal Securities Law and Fractional Mineral Interests.   Southern Academy of Legal Studies, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K. & MacDonald, S. (2007, March). Privacy Law and FTC Regulation of Business.   Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K. & MacDonald, S. (2006, March). Contractual Exemptions from Negligence Liabilty in Texas.   Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K. & Ramser, C. (2005, April). Mediation: Dynamics and Applications in Oklahoma.   Annual Southwest Business Symposium, Edmund, Oklahoma.

Tilker, K. & Ramser, C. (2005, March). Mediation: A Window and A Matrix .   Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K. (1999, March). Employment Covenants Not to Compete - The Texas Approach.   Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

State

Chapman, D., Tilker, K. R., & MacDonald, S. (2008, November). Non-Traditional Financing and Artificial Appreciation of Housing Values.   Oklahoma Research Day, Tahlequah, Oklahoma.