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Gerald M. Bishop, Mediator & Arbitrator, Merrillville, Indiana.

Gerald M. Bishop

Gerald M. Bishop & Associates
2115 West Lincoln Highway
Merrillville, IN, 46410
Tel: (219) 738-2400
Fax: (219) 738-2500
Website: www.bishop-law.com
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Recognized to Indiana Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Kentucky, Ohio

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire
  • Practice Commenced: 1991
  • Total Mediations (as of Oct 2019): 3000
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Oct 2019): 30
Practice Percentages
  • CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE
  • LAFAYETTE/W. LAFAYETTE
  • SOUTH BEND

Biographical

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 3,000 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.


Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Eminent Domain
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Insurance
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Education

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

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 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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