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MEMBER PROFILE: Gerald M. Bishop

Indiana mediator Gerald  Bishop
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Gerald M. Bishop
Gerald M. Bishop & Associates
2115 West Lincoln Highway
Merrillville, IN 46410

Tel: (219) 738-2400
Fax: (219) 738-2500
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Gerald M. Bishop has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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Recognized as an Indiana Super Lawyer, Gerry Bishop has been an active civil litigator for over thirty-five years in both State and Federal Courts.

Gerry has been a Registered Domestic Relations Mediator in Indiana since 1991 and Civil Mediator since 1993 and has conducted over 2,500 mediations by appointment of Federal and State Courts, including the Indiana Supreme Court. He regularly serves as a seminar speaker on the topics of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation.


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  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1976)
  • Purdue University (B.S., 1972)


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education - Past Chair
  • Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission - Past Commissioner
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association (House of Delegates, ADR Section, Law Practice Management Committee, CLE Committee)
  • Lake County Bar Association - Past President
  • Calumet American Inn of Court
  • Valparaiso University School of Law - Guest Lecturer
  • Purdue University - Guest Lecturer
  • Patron Fellow, Indiana State Bar Foundation


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