Michael B. Mathis - A Fort Worth Divorce Attorney

Michael B. Mathis

Litigation 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.”


“Michael makes sure that all my questions are answered.  Michael is super responsive and keeps me informed throughout the divorce process. I really appreciate that.”


“… I feel that attorney Mathis has my best interests at heart and truly believes in efficiency of service as he guards my finances. My heartfelt thanks go out to the Cordell & Cordell team.”


“Communication is great with Mike through phone or email. [He] always keeps me up to date with anything that is going on or if there are any changes. Anything Mike told me about the case or how he wanted it to go for me was right on point. Going into court everything he said he was going to do for me … he delivered on it. Everything is great [and I] couldn’t have gotten through this without Mike and everyone that has helped him with my case thank you all.”


“Mike was awesome, answered my emails very quickly, and took the time to thoroughly explain the process.”