Attorney Profiles

Maximillian H. Matthies

Law Experience

Counseling, advising and representing clients in a variety of business and real estate transactions including:

  • Business and Commercial civil litigation up to and through all phases of trial court practice (MI and CA)
  • General business matters such as corporate formation, entity selection, capitalization recommendations, employment, collection issues and overall litigation strategies
    (MI and CA)
  • Real Estate: Commercial, industrial and restaurant tax appeal (MI Only), Landlord/tenant collections and eviction litigation (MI and CA)
  • Estate planning (MI and CA)


Santa Barbara College of Law
Santa Barbara, California

J.D., May 2005


Antioch University
Santa Barbara, California




Work Experience

Avrick Direct, Inc.: General counsel for a marketing and entrepreneurial company, with national and international affiliates. Santa Barbara, California, 2005-Present

Law Offices of Maximillian H. Matthies: Business litigation, estate planning, trial support, California & Michigan 2007-2013

William R. Connolly & Associates: Commercial, industrial and restaurant tax appeals, Troy, Michigan, 2009–2012

Cappello & Noel, LLP: Complex business litigation, construction defect, plaintiff’s bad faith insurance litigation, land use disputes and real estate litigation. Santa Barbara, California, 2005-2007

U.S. Army Military Police: Enforcement of military and international law and regulations, criminal and traffic investigation, Undercover drug suppression, Dispatch and coordination of MP Patrols, traffic control, crime prevention, emergency response. Security and control of High Value Assets and top secret Critical Sites. United States and USAREUR, Active Duty 1982-1987