Richard Mathews

Richard Mathews is an attorney focused on ministry nonprofit 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. He previously served as general counsel to the Boy Scouts of America.

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 and serves on the Board of Directors of Human Life International.

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, are active in parish life at St. Maria Goretti parish in Arlington, Texas. They have been married for over 30 years and have raised two children.

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