Richard A. Mitchell, a partner with the law firm, Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP, was recognized by the Hudson Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America with the 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award on May 28, 2014, at the Dutchess Golf Club in Poughkeepsie.
A lifelong resident of Poughkeepsie, Rick has been an active community volunteer. He is past director of the Dutchess County Boy Scout Council and has held leadership positions with the United Way of Dutchess County; Community Foundation of Dutchess County; Vassar Brothers Hospital Foundation; American Heart Association; Bardavon 1869 Opera House, and Family Services, Inc.
He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute; American Health Lawyers Association; Federal Bar Council; American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association where he served on the Business Law Committee; past president, Mid-Hudson Bankruptcy Bar Association, and Dutchess County Bar Association. He previously served on the New York State Judicial Screening Committee as the Dutchess County representative.
Mitchell’s legal practice is concentrated in corporate and transactional law, much of it within the healthcare industry, representing physicians and hospitals in corporate, as well as technical healthcare regulatory matters. He also has extensive experience in the areas of banking, bankruptcy, workouts and commercial litigation.
About the Hudson Valley Boy Scouts
The Hudson Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America currently serves more than 9,500 young people through Scouting and Learning for Life Programs in the New York counties of Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Sullivan and Pike County in Pennsylvania. The Council’s mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Web:http://www.hudsonvalleyscouting.org
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