Michael B. Mathis

Associate Attorney

Fort Worth divorce attorney Michael B. Mathis Family law is unique in that it provides the opportunity to practice complex civil litigation while also representing real people who are in need of legal help. That combination is what attracted Fort Worth divorce attorney Michael B. Mathis to the field.

While family law matters are often very complicated, Mr. Mathis remains focused on the most important tasks at hand.

“I like to reduce every problem to its simplest form,” Mr. Mathis said. “Family law is emotional and chaotic at times. It is important to be able to see through everything else and identify the big issues which need to be resolved.”

It is impossible to remove emotion from family law cases, but by communicating clearly and openly with his clients,  Mr. Mathis is able to get a clear picture of what it is they want to accomplish and the best way to achieve those goals.

“Even though family law cases are deeply personal, I always want to make sure my client understands that it’s still a lawsuit, plain and simple,” Mr. Mathis said. “Once I know what my client’s goals are, I can explain to him how we can use the legal system to try to achieve those goals.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Mathis is licensed to practice in Texas.


Mr. Mathis earned his Juris Doctor, with Highest Honors, from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Mathis practiced criminal defense, family law, civil litigation, probate, and civil appellate law.


  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. Texas



“… Michael is a very positive young man. I was a little bit nervous at first when I knew they were giving my case to a young man, but he is very, very knowledgeable. He answers all my questions very professionally, and he’s very knowledgeable with my child support situation in my case. I am very impressed with him.”


“Michael is doing  great job.  He is doing everything well.  Sometimes it is difficult to get the other side to respond, but as soon as he has an update he gets the information to us.  He is doing amazing.”


“Michael has been on top of everything. I am extremely proud of the work he has been doing. He has helped me to understand all the legal issues step by step.”


“Mike is very responsive, quick and intelligent. I have no reservations about how my case is progressing.”


“There is never a lag in communication, Mike is always ready to jump on things and get them done.”