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Richard John Mathews

General Counsel

Trail Life USA

Direct Phone: (321) ***-****       

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Trail Life USA

4853 South Orange Ave., Suite C

Orlando, Florida 32806

United States

Company Description

Trail Life USA is charting a strong Christian nationwide adventure, character and leadership development program for our young men. This program will rely heavily on strategic partnerships to provide discounted program, travel, and merchandise options for ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer and President

Trident Healthcare Solutions

Attorney At Law

Richard J. Mathews Consulting

Manager National Accounting

The BCBSM Foundation

Vice President of Business Development

Blue Cross

General Counsel

Boy Scouts of America


Board Member
Human Life International Inc

Texas Bar Association

Cardinal Newman Society

St. Thomas More Society Inc

Association of Corporate Counsel

Christian Leadership Alliance

Michigan Bar association

Knights of Columbus

The Youth Agency


Master of Laws degree

Employment and Labor Law

Wayne State University

law degree

Drake University School of Law

undergraduate degree

political science and philosophy

University of Michigan

Web References (39 Total References)

Board of Directors/Executive Staff [cached]

Richard John Mathews, Trail Life USA National Director of Administration and General Counsel

Richard provides strategic leadership and guidance on operational, administrative, youth protection, human resources, legal, regulatory, risk management, insurance, compliance and related matters for Trail Life USA and represents and advises TLUSA in legal matters. Richard was highly active as a youth, being involved in camping and high adventure activities in England, Germany and New Mexico. As an adult volunteer leader, he served in multiple roles for all age groups, as he guided and mentored youth in their leadership, character development and outdoor skills knowledge. He also led youth units to national and international camping and high adventure events, including in Virginia, New Mexico, Colorado, Australia, England, Finland, Switzerland and Germany. Richard served as the Deputy General Counsel of the Boy Scouts of America from August 2002 until September 2010, and then served as the BSA General Counsel through August 2013.

Board of Directors - Human Life International [cached]

Richard Mathews, Esq. Richard Mathews is an attorney focused on ministry non-profit corporations and employment law in Texas and serves as the General Counsel for Trail Life USA, a national Christ-centered, biblically based outdoor youth adventure program.

Richard is a member of the Michigan and Texas Bar Associations and is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the Federal Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Sixth Circuits. In addition, he is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, the St. Thomas More Society, the Cardinal Newman Society, the Christian Leadership Alliance and the Knights of Columbus.
Richard earned his law degree at the Drake University School of Law in 1983. He also earned a Master of Laws degree in Employment and Labor Law from Wayne State University in 1993. He received his undergraduate degree in political science and philosophy from the University of Michigan in 1979.
Richard and his wife, Laura, have been married for 30 years and have been blessed with two children, ages 25 and 23.

Attorney Richard Mathews, ... [cached]

Attorney Richard Mathews, who served as Legal Counsel for the Boy Scouts of America for 11 years and National General Counsel for the last three years, has authored a legal memorandum explaining the litigation risk that churches will undertake by continuing to charter BSA units or starting new ones. Mathews currently serves as General Counsel to Trail Life USA.

Trail Life's general counsel, ... [cached]

Trail Life's general counsel, former Boy Scouts counsel Richard John Mathews, argues that the Boy Scouts' new policy allowing gay leaders could jeopardize a church's religious freedoms.

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In response to a letter of petition for membership in P.R.A.Y. from Richard J. Mathews, Director of Administration & General Counsel, Trail Life USA, the P.R.A.Y. Board of Directors approved Trail Life USA as a "Youth Agency Member" at the P.R.A.Y. Annual Meeting held September 18, 2014 in St. Louis, MO. Youth Agency Members may designate one representative to attend the P.R.A.Y. Annual Meeting with voice and vote. According to Mathews, "Trail Life USA desires to promote the use of the P.R.A.Y. Program in collaboration with P.R.A.Y. by offering the P.R.A.Y. Program to its Charter Organizations (Christian churches and Christian ministries)."

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