Christine Mathias

Attorney · Penn State Dickinson School of Law

Christine Mathias is a former legal editor at Nolo specializing in business formation. Christine has a B.A. from Portland State University, a J.D. from Penn State Dickinson School of Law, and a M.L.I.S. from the Simmons School of Library and Information Science.

Christine has been an active member of the California State Bar and an inactive member of the Vermont Bar Association.  Her experience includes working as a law librarian at the University of San Diego and the San Diego County Law Library, directing several nonprofits, and practicing as an attorney in both Vermont and California.

Christine operates a law practice based in Joshua Tree, California, with a focus on small businesses and nonprofits.


Articles By Christine Mathias

How to Start a Business in Missouri (Updated 2024)
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Missouri.
How to Start a Business in Kansas (Updated 2024)
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Kansas.
How to Start a Business in Arkansas (Updated 2024)
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Arkansas.
How to Start a Business in Wisconsin (Updated 2024)
Here’s an overview of the key steps you’ll need to take to start your own business in Wisconsin.
How to Get a Business License
The term business license may refer to any number of permits and licenses regulated by federal and state agencies. Learn about your state's business license laws.
How to Start a Business in Michigan
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Michigan.
How to Start a Business in Georgia (Updated 2023)
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Georgia.
How to Start a Business in Texas (Updated 2023)
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in Texas.
How to Start a Business in California (Updated 2023)
From licenses and permits to taxes and insurance, learn what you need to do to start a business in California.
How to Form a Partnership
You don't have to file any paperwork to establish a partnership -- you can create a partnership simply by agreeing to go into business with another person.