Best Law Firm |  Chandler, Mathis & Zivley

Meet Our Attorneys

George Chandler

George Chandler, the founder of CMZ, P.C., has routinely proved to be a fierce advocate for his clients and a respected litigator by his peers over the course of his distinguished legal career.

Kirk Mathis

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.

W. Perry Zivley Jr.

Perry Zivley was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After completing his undergraduate degree at Southwestern University, he came back to Houston to get his law degree and start his practice. Mr. Zivley’s legal practice has always focused on litigation and trying cases.


Since 1971, our focus has been helping people put the pieces of their lives back together following a tragedy.  At Chandler, Mathis & Zivley, we fight hard for our clients.