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Matthew Ritchie graduated from the University
of California at San Diego in 1997 with a BA in History. In 1997, Mr.
Ritchie attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
In 2000, Mr. Ritchie earned his Juris Doctor and was admitted to the
California Bar.

Mr. Ritchie began working in 2000 at the same nationally recognized
firm as Mr. Ervin. It was here where they began working closely together
on cases and forged a professional relationship. Mr. Ritchie’s
negotiation skills, work ethic and ability to work under pressure
contributed to his success at the firm. In 2008, Mr. Ritchie was named
co-managing attorney. While at the firm, Mr. Ritchie specialized in IRS
tax matters, the Lanham Act, advertising law, franchise law and
professional responsibility matters including representing lawyers when
they face State Bar inquires. Mr. Ritchie has also resolved a large
number of civil claims through mediation and/or arbitration. Mr.
Ritchie’s negotiation skills have led to favorable six figure deals with
major NBA and NASCAR teams.



Contact info

Collins, Ritchie & Ervin, LLP

331 J Street, Ste. 200
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 15%
    15 years
  2. Family: 15%
    15 years
  3. Contracts: 15%
    15 years
  4. Chapter 13: 15%
    15 years
  5. Other: 40%
  6. More 



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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCollins, Ritchie & Ervin, LLP2011 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of California - San DiegoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997