• Experienced | Successful | Since 1971

Kirk Mathis

Personal Injury Attorney



Kirk Mathis is a native of Lufkin, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1994 earning a B.B.A. in Accounting and from Texas Tech School of Law earning a J.D. in 1998. He went to work for George and Reich Chandler in Lufkin immediately after graduating from law school and has specialized since that time in Plaintiff’s personal injury and commercial litigation. Mr. Mathis has tried numerous cases both in Texas and out of state that have resulted in significant verdicts for his clients (including the largest Texas Tort Claims Act verdict for a Plaintiff in Nacogdoches County, Texas in 1998, the largest personal injury verdict in Jasper County, Texas in 1999, the largest personal injury verdict in Angelina County, Texas in 2001, the largest premises liability verdict in Angelina County, Texas in 2008, the largest personal injury verdict in San Jacinto County, Texas in 2012, the largest wrongful death verdict in Angelina County in 2018). He has tried cases involving automobile collisions, truck wrecks, medical malpractice, products liability, environmental damage, insurance claims, and premises liability. Mr. Mathis is licensed to practice in Texas as well as Federal Court in the Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, District of Colorado, and the Central District of Illinois.

Mr. Mathis is a member the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates, a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, member of the Eastern District Bar Association, member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, member of the East Texas Trial Lawyers association, member of the Angelina County Bar Association and serves on the Local Rules Committee for the Eastern District of Texas. Mr. Mathis served as President of the Eastern District Bar Association in 2014. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the East Texas ABOTA Chapter Texas.  He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and served as Chairman of the Advocates Board of Directors in 2005.  Mr. Mathis is a Past President of the Lufkin Host Lions Club and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Lufkin High School Alumni Association. Mr. Mathis was honored to receive the Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award from the Texas Trial Lawyers Association in 2011, the Bob Black Bar Leaders Award in 2015, and has been recognized as both a Rising Star and Super Lawyer in Super Lawyer magazine, a Thomson Reuters company. Mr. Mathis is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Oil & Gas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Litigation Percentage
  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2018
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2009


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Eastern District Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • East Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Angelina County Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Texas Local Rules Advisory Committee
  • Lufkin High School Alumni Association
  • Lufkin Host Lions Club