Richard Mays gained a love of literature from his mother and a respect for the environment while hunting and fishing as a boy with his father. The combination of those two interests shaped his desire to be a lawyer, while eight years of service with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington D.C. confirmed his desire to utilize his legal capabilities for protection of the environment.
University of Oklahoma, B.A.
University of Arkansas School of Law, LL.B.
In his legal career of more than 50 years, Mays has been involved in numerous high-profile cases involving protection of the environment including litigation to prevent the Corps of Engineers from opening Greers Ferry Lake to a multitude of boat docks, preventing a housing development from being built on an island in the White River and preventing construction of a Bass Pro Shop and a shopping mall on 36 acres of wetlands in North Little Rock. He is now involved in fighting the continued presence of a massive hog farm in the Buffalo River watershed and the expansion of the interstate highways in Little Rock.
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