Chad Mathis is the founding attorney at Prometheus Legal. Working out of the Albuquerque office, Mr. Mathis focuses on advising entertainment industry professionals from across the United States and the world. In particular, he assists independent filmmakers in taking their project from development, to financing and production, and all the way through distribution while avoiding the legal pitfalls that plague the film industry.
Mr. Mathis also represents business owners across the state of New Mexico and helps them establish solid legal foundations on which to grow their business. His practice is geared toward preventing legal problems for his clients through insightful and creative advance legal planning. He earned his undergraduate degree in English, History, and Music Performance from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. After a successful music and business career, Mr. Mathis returned to higher education and received his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, and has also studied international trade and finance in Beijing and Shanghai, China. In addition to entertainment and business law, Mr. Mathis assists clients with estate planning, real estate law, and the immigration of family members to the United States.
- DePaul College of Law
- Juris Doctor | Focus on Business and Entertainment Law; International Trade and Finance in Beijing and Shangai, China.
- Texas Tech University - Texas Tech University
- BA | English/History/Music Performance.
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Many artists are reluctant to contact attorneys to plan for their legal and business needs. This often leads to costly errors resulting in their creativity and hard work ending up in the hands of others. Mathis, Regazzi & Associates works with individuals and businesses from all areas of the arts to protect their creativity and foster success in their artistic endeavors.Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC Immigration Law
Fiancé (K-1) Visas and Marriage (K-3) Visas: There is no more personal immigration petition than that of a spouse or fiancé. Mathis Regazzi & Associates, LLC will take you every step of the way from the initial interview, to filling out and filing your petition, to the arrival of your fiancé or spouse in the United States. One of our founding partners experienced the K-1 visa process with his wife and knows firsthand the stress that can accompany being separated from your partner while you wait for the governments decision. Mathis Regazzi will ensure that your application is completed perfectly, so that you can rest assured that you have done everything you can to expedite the arrival of your loved one. There is no reason to wait the extra months it takes to refile a petition because a mistake has been made. Employee Visas: As part of its complete package of services for business owners, Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC will assist you in obtaining both immigrant and nonimmigrant work visas for your employees. Navigating the visa process can be a daunting task, and Mathis Regazzi will act as your partner in expediting the visa petition so your employee can get to work as soon as possible.Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC Business & Personal Bankruptcy
Business Bankruptcy:When it becomes necessary to reorganize, for whatever the reason, Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC, understands both the difficulties in making such a decision, and the legal options and strategies employable. Legal options exist to protect assets and enable your company to emerge stronger. If the company no longer wishes to continue in business, there are nonetheless important tax and asset protection strategies which should be employed to make certain that the winding up of the business is done in such a way that all stake holders receive maximum benefit. Mathis Regazzi has the knowledge and advice ready to assist our clients through this process. Mathis Regazzi partners with our clients at every stage to ensure success and satisfaction with what can be a complicated procedure. Personal Bankruptcy:Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC, is dedicated to helping clients file for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy is an important decision and that must be taken with careful thought and consideration. Because filing for bankruptcy is such a serious legal and economic decision, the first step is to determine whether or not its actually in your best interest to file for bankruptcy. If it is not, Mathis Regazzi will help you determine the best course of legal action for your specific needs and situation. If filing for bankruptcy is in your best interest, Mathis Regazzi will help you fill out the bankruptcy petition, file it with the court, and appear with you at your hearing with the trustee. Furthermore, once you have been granted bankruptcy, Mathis Regazzi will assist you in taking the necessary steps to restore your credit and rebuild your financial standing.Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC Estate Planning
Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC, believes that everyone, regardless of assets, needs a thoughtful and considered estate plan. Whether your requirements are modest or complex, preparation for the passing on of your assets is essential. Mathis Regazzis Estate Planning practice utilizes flat fee billing for simple estates and tailors the fee structure to the clients needs for more complex estates to maximize value and minimize cost. From the straightforward designation of your childs guardian, to the transfer of a family business, no matter the size, Mathis Regazzi has the tools and experience to ensure your wishes are carried out faithfully.Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC Business Law
Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC, focuses on managing risk for entrepreneurs in every stage of a businesss life cycle. From pre-formation considerations such as entity selection and tax implications, to the development of new business strategies and the creation of new business relationships, Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC, provides legal advice, tactics, and options for your business. In addition, Mathis Regazzi assists with the reorganization of your business, should that become necessary, maximizing your options and helping you emerge stronger and better positioned to take advantage of market opportunities. Furthermore, Mathis Regazzi advises and assists with all aspects of succession planning and divestment whether your business needs to quietly wrap up affairs, sell itself to another party, or merge. Mathis Regazzi also provides complete estate planning focused on the particular needs of business owners who desire to keep their company within the family. Whatever your needs are as todays entrepreneur, Mathis Regazzi provides timely advice to ensure that you are protected and prepared both immediately and into the future.Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC
Mathis, Regazzi & Associates, LLC is an invaluable partner in the success of your business or other endeavor. Mathis Regazzi works hand in hand with our clients from preparation, to development, to the winding down of their project to ensure that all of the potential risks and pitfalls have been recognized and properly managed. Mathis Regazzi provides sensible and cost effective legal representation through our flat fee billing structure, which allows our clients to budget in advance and avoid surprise legal fees. Mathis Regazzi will give you the personal attentive service required to achieve your goals and protect your future. Mathis, Regazzi & Associates: Legal Advice for Whatever is Around the Bend.