Mr. Mathis is a founding partner of Mathis, Bates & Klinghard PLLC and a proud father of two. He has extensive experience in the areas of family law, civil litigation, criminal law, and personal injury. Mr. Mathis has reputable trial and litigation experience and represents business entities and individuals in a wide array of legal matters.
Mr. Mathis graduated from Capital University Law School with honors in 2007. While in law school he worked for two years learning the world of insurance defense while clerking for the Cincinnati Insurance Company. His time there gave him an insiders understanding of how insurance companies defend personal injury claims. This knowledge has helped Mr. Mathis settle millions of dollars of claims for his clients as a result of injuries incurred in various motor vehicle accidents.
Mr. Mathis was also fortunate to clerk for the Honorable Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton on the Supreme Court of Ohio. Working directly with a state Supreme Court Justice gave him the opportunity to see the legal process from the perspective of the Court and thereby learn more about how judge’s view cases and how best to formulate arguments that will be effective in persuading them.
Upon graduation Mr. Mathis moved to Tennessee and began working for the Kennedy Law Firm where his practice was focused on litigation, specifically family law, personal injury, criminal defense, collection actions, and general civil litigation. In his eight years with the firm Mr. Mathis handled thousands of cases including countless contested hearings and trials.
Ready to bring a more personal, client centered, and cost effective approach to his practice, he and three other attorneys decided to open Mathis, Bates & Klinghard PLLC.
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2010
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2013
Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
o J.D. cum laude - 2007
Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky
o B.S. - 2003
o Major: Economics
Instructor, Daymar Institute, 2009
Professional Associations And Memberships
Montgomery County Bar Association, President
Montgomery County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, President