Rob Knight started his legal career by opening a law firm in Houston, Texas, where he practiced in the areas of family, criminal, real estate and probate law.  He relocated to Tyler, Texas, to focus his work on oil and gas title opinions. At Flowers Davis, he practices in the areas of oil and gas title opinions and real estate law.  Rob typically works for large multi-national oil and gas companies, as well as mid sized and small local oil and gas companies.  He also represents banks, municipalities and title companies.

Rob has prepared title opinions in multiple states, from simple title opinions to complex division order, unit-wide opinions and leasehold opinions.  He also prepares title opinions in anticipation of both residential and commercial loans, and for condemnation proceedings.  He has worked in several areas of law that currently overlap real property law, including probate and family law, and have a through understanding of all instruments within a chain of title.

Rob enjoys working in real property law and reviewing land title.  Whether he is preparing title opinions or aiding the issuance of loans and title policies, he understands the importance of providing his services in a quick and efficient manner, and in delivering a quality product.  

Outside of work Rob enjoys playing guitar, painting, mountain biking, yoga, preparing for and competing in obstacle course races.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 2007

Court Admissions

U. S. District Court, Southern District of Texas


South Texas College of Law, merit scholarship, cum laude, 2007

Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Science, Construction Science, 1999

Honors & Awards

The Order of the Lytae, a legal honors society

South Texas School of Law Dean’s Honor List

College of Architecture Distinguished Students Roster, Spring 1997 and 1998


State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Texas Oil and Gas Law Section

Harris County Attorney’s Association

Delta Theta Phi, a professional law fraternity

Tau Sigma Delta, the Honors Society for Architecture and the Arts

Community Involvement

South Texas College of Law Moot Court Competition