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Michael D. Bishop Edit Profile

also known as Mike Bishop

Lawyer , State legislator

Michael D. Bishop, American lawyer, former state legislator. Bar: Michigan, District of Columbia, United States Supreme Court; licensed real estate broker. Named one of The 40 Under 40, Crain's Detroit Business, 2006.


Bishop, Michael D. was born on March 18, 1967 in Almont, Michigan, United States.


University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts, 1989). Detroit College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1993). Spoken languages: Spanish.


Legislation aide, Senator Richard Fessler Michigan State Senate, Lansing, 1985—1986. Football recruiter University Michigan Wolverines, 1987—1988. Law clerk Oakland County 6th Circuit Court, 1989, friend of court, 1990, legal research & writing assistant, 1990—1992, judicial clerk, Honorary Richard Kuhn, 1991, judicial externship, 1991—1992.

Congressional campaign manager Republican Party, 1991—1992, precinct delegate, 1991—1994, congressional campaign treasurer, 1993—1995. Teacher, constitutional law Detroit Cooley High School, 1992. Private practice attorney, 1993—1995.

President, owner Pro Management, Inc., since 1994, Freedom Realty, Inc., since 1995. Attorney Booth Patterson, PC, since 1995. Member District 45 Michigan House of Representatives, Lansing, 1999—2002.

Member District 12 Michigan State Senate, 2003—2011, majority leader, 2006—2011. Senior counsel Clark Hill PLC, Birmingham, Michigan, since 2011.


  • Bar: Michigan, District of Columbia, United States Supreme Court. Licensed real estate broker.


Member Michigan Republican State Committee, since 1995. Member of American Bar Association, Macomb County Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association, State Bar Michigan, Michigan Association Realtors, Sports Lawyers Association.


Married Cristina Bishop. Children: Benjamin, Gabriella, Nathan.

Cristina Bishop

Benjamin Bishop

Nathan Bishop

Gabriella Bishop