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Christopher H. Mathis

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Mr. Mathis practices in the areas of elder law, estate and special needs planning, health care decision making, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, guardianship, conservatorship, probate and trust administration and long term care planning and placement. He works with clients and their families in sometimes difficult situations to facilitate collaborative, informed decisions for the future.

Mr. Mathis also practices in the areas of real estate and health care law. He formerly served as director of policy and communications at the Healthcare Markets & Regulation (HMR) Lab in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School and as a health care and entitlements legislative assistant in the United States Senate.


University of Illinois, A.B., 1989; J.D., 1993; Harvard University, M.P.A., 2013; M.P.H., 2016.  


Florida, Illinois, 1994; Arizona, 2000.


State Bar of Arizona (Elder Law, Probate & Trust and Real Property Law Sections); Pima County Bar Association; Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council; Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys; American Health Law Association.


Past Chair, Elder Law, Special Needs & Mental Health Section Executive Council of the State Bar of Arizona (2007-2008); Past President, Arizona Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, (2008-2009); Past Master, Morris K. Udall Inn of Court; Fellow, Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy (Fall 2011); Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation Board of Directors (2009-2012); Catalina Foothills Association Board of Directors (2006-2012); Friends of Western Art Board of Directors (2006-2009).

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Karp & Weiss (KW) is a Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated law firm, the highest possible rating. The named partners (Leonard Karp and Stephen M. Weiss) have been chosen by their peers to be listed in THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA, TUCSON'S BEST LAWYERS and SOUTHWEST SUPER LAWYERS.

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