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Rodolfo Mata

Rodolfo Mata

Location:
El Paso, Texas
Phone:
915-255-2101
800-880-3446
Fax:
915-845-5555
Email:

Rodolfo "Rudy" Mata was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. A graduate of Riverside High School in El Paso, Mr. Mata received his Bachelor of Arts with a major in architecture from Princeton University. He pursued a law degree from Boston College Law School simultaneously with a Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While at Boston College Law School, Mr. Mata served as Editor-in-Chief of the Boston College Third World Law Journal and received the Lyne, Woodworth and Evarts Award for Outstanding Editorial Work on Publications.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Mata served as Law Clerk to the Justices of the Land Court in Boston, Massachusetts, and subsequently as Law Clerk to United States Federal District Court Judge David Briones in the El Paso Division of the Western District of Texas.

After practicing with a local law firm both as an associate and eventually as a shareholder, Mr. Mata established the firm, Rodolfo Mata, P.C., in 2006. In 2011, Mr. Mata joined Blanco Ordoñez Mata & Wallace, P.C., as a named shareholder where he heads the firm's Business & Real Estate Practice Group and continues to practice in areas that include commercial real estate; commercial transactions; business entity matters; commercial lending; contracts; and certain immigration matters.

Mr. Mata is admitted to practice law in Texas, New Mexico and Massachusetts (inactive status) and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the District of New Mexico. He is a member of the Mexican American Bar Association of El Paso (President, 2003-04), State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section (Chair, 2006) and the El Paso Bar Association, is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a Founding Fellow of the El Paso Bar Foundation (President, 2014), and is a former member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys. In addition, Mr. Mata currently sits on the board (Chair, 2011-14) of the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation and is a former member of the City of El Paso Brownfields Redevelopment Commission.

Mr. Mata practices in the Firm's Business & Real Estate and Government & School Law Practice Groups.

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Business Entity Matters
  • Commercial Lending
  • Contracts
  • Certain Immigration Matters
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New Mexico
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico

Education

  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1993
    • Law Journal: Boston College Third World Law Journal, Editor-In-Chief
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Master in City Planning - 1994
  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Major: Architecture

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • El Paso Bar Foundation, Founding Fellow (President, 2014)
  • Mexican American Bar Association of El Paso, Member (President, 2003-2004)
  • State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section, Chair, 2006
  • El Pase Bar Association, Member
  • American Institute of Certified Planners, Former Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Former Member
  • Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys, Former Member
  • Medical Center of the Americas Foundation, Director (Chair of the Board of Directors 2011-2014)
  • City of El Paso Brownfields Redevelopment Commission, Former Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Justices of the Land Court in Boston, Massachusetts, Law Clerk
  • United States Federal District Court Judge, David Briones, Law Clerk

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Blanco Ordoñez Mata
& Wallace, P.C.
5715 Cromo Drive
El Paso, TX 79912
Phone: 915-255-2101
Toll free: 800-880-3446
Fax: 915-845-5555
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