I had the opportunity to visit with one of the "larger-than-life" members of the outdoor industry, James H. Moss J.D., Recreation Law. Jim has been recognized as the "go to lawyer" by the Outdoor Recreation Industry. He has been known to don a toga at a show party and he learns from what he observes on the show floor. He was featured in the 35th anniversary issue of Outdoor Retailer magazine.
He has been in the industry for over 30 years. He has a lot of insights and stories to share about the industry and a unique perspective on outdoor industry marketing today.
Jim specializes in the legal issues of outdoor recreation, adventure travel, race and event companies and manufacturers of outdoor recreation equipment.
His clients range from manufacturers and importers to independent representatives and retailers as well as federal concessionaires. He represents a variety of industry organizations and companies including College and University programs across the US and Mexico.
Jim is an Eagle Scout and donates significant time to serving the Boy Scouts organization.
He is the Editor of Recreation-Law.com. The Recreation-Law.com is an online legal resource for the outdoor recreation industry and specifically writes articles for the recreation industry. He serves on the advisory board of Sports Facilities and the Law and as the legal representative for the cycling industry on The Spokesmen Cycling Podcast.
He has been published in numerous publications and been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the Denver Post, and the Rocky Mountain News. He has provided training to the National Park Service, the US Forest Service and the Bureau of Land management and military MWR programs. He is finishing a book on planning and executing a private river trip on the Grand Canyon and other rivers.
His clients and friends will tell you how he works tirelessly to advance the outdoor industry and the outdoors.
Learn more about Jim by listening to this podcast with Rick Saez on Outdoor Biz. You can follow Jim at #recreationlaw, @recreationlaw, Facebook, and on LinkedIn . Check out the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing for the Outdoor Industry.