The founder of the firm, William D. Bishop, has been practicing law for 20 years. Mr. Bishop grew up in Oregon and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.
Mr. Bishop graduated with honors and obtained double majors in both Political Science and Psychology. While in college, Mr. Bishop received numerous scholarships and was a member of numerous honor societies including Mortar Board and Omicron Delta Kappa.
Mr. Bishop received All-American and Academic All-American Wrestling honors during college. Mr. Bishop brings this same dedication and competitive nature to the courtroom. Mr. Bishop graduated from Arizona State University College of Law.
During law school, Mr. Bishop graduated in the top portion of his class, and was selected as a member of the National Moot Court Team. Mr. Bishop received the honor of the Order Of Barristers for outstanding oral advocacy.
After law school, Mr. Bishop worked for large downtown law firms and practiced in the areas of commercial litigation and family law. Since then, Mr. Bishop has focused primarily in the area of family law and divorce.
Mr. Bishop’s background and commercial litigation experience has given him an advantage over many other family law attorneys with regard to complex financial and property issues. Unlike many attorneys, Mr. Bishop does not shy away from contested custody cases.
Mr. Bishop’s background as a psychology major and his self-fulfillment from assisting people with regard to custody and visitation issues assist him in dealing with custody issues head on. When necessary, Mr. Bishop often involves mental health experts in the custody process, especially when the other parent has certain psychological issues or is attempting to alienate the children against his client.
Mr. Bishop receives numerous referrals from other family law attorneys and attorneys who practice in other areas. Mr. Bishop receives referrals in numerous complex and high conflict cases as a result of his reputation as a professional, very thorough and assertive trial attorney.
Certified Specialist William D. Bishop is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization and a preeminent rated lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell listings. Mr. Bishop is a former Judge Pro-Tem, Superior Court of Arizona.
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