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Matthew Chandler

Litigation Attorney at Lubbock, TX

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also known as Matt

  • State Years
    Texas - TX 2 years
    New Mexico - NM 22 years
  • Licensed for 2 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2021
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State NM
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Matthew

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Matt Chandler has a unique legal experience that can assist clients in and out of the courtroom. Originally from Clovis, New Mexico, Matt and his siblings were raised with a strong faith and incredible work ethic. Matt’s father was a Magistrate Judge and New Mexico State Senator, which provided Matt with a glimpse of the legal world at a very young age. That experience gave Matt the desire to graduate law school and return to his hometown to practice law.

ROLE AS A FORMER NEW MEXICO DISTRICT ATTORNEY:

  • 15 years of experience as a prosecuting attorney
  • Served as the elected Ninth Judicial District Attorney of New Mexico for over a decade
  • Awarded the “District Attorneys’ New Mexico Prosecutor of the Year Award” and“New Mexico Law Enforcement Prosecutor of the Year” for his unmatched achievements in the courtroom and within the community
  • One of the most experienced criminal law trial attorneys in New Mexico, with a record of over 35 murder cases which includes one of New Mexico’s last death penalty jury trials

ROLE AS A FORMER NEW MEXICO DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

  • Presided over thousands of cases ranging from capital murder, divorce and custody hearings, to civil lawsuits
  • Served as the 9th Judicial District Drug Court Judge in Roosevelt County
  • Chairman of the Ninth Judicial District Judicial Council
  • Appointed by the New Mexico Supreme Court to Chair the Committee on New Mexico Criminal Rules of Procedure (the committee that makes court rules for criminal proceedings that all New Mexico judges and attorneys must follow in criminal cases)

ROLE AS MANAGING ATTORNEY OF CHANDLER LAW FIRM, PLLC

  • Originally established in 2014
  • Within 12 months of our grand opening, Chandler Law Firm doubled in staff and effectively managed over 70 clients
  • Over 75 years of qualified experienced advocates ready to assist clients in New Mexico and West Texas

Case Highlights from Chandler Law Firm:

  • Roswell school shooting victims awarded nearly $2 million
  • School Agrees to $500,000 settlement in sex assault case

Location

Chandler Law Firm
10507 Quaker Ave
Suite 202
Lubbock, TX, 79424

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Posted by David | April 19, 2022
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Best Attorney... By Far
Matt Chandler met with me and was upfront and honest about the uphill battled I had before me. He delivered more than expected and tackled my legal issue faster than I ever imagined. Best attorney in the courtroom... by far.

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Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law
  • 2001

Associations

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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  • Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
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  • New Mexico State Bar
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  • New Mexico State Bar Association
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  • State Bar of Texas
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • New Mexico District Attorney of the Year
  • New Mexico District Attorney's Association
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  • Law Enforcement Prosecutor of the Year
  • New Mexico District Attorney's Association
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Lubbock Litigation Lawyer Matthew Chandler
Matthew Chandler
Litigation Attorney
Lubbock, TX
Licensed for 22 years