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Kimberly Dianne Bishop

Kimberly Dianne Bishop

About me

Kimberly Blackwell (maiden name) was born and raised in Salisbury, North Carolina. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Law Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In 2008, she married her husband, Malcolm F. Bishop, III. In 2012, she changed her name to Kimberly D. Bishop.


Kimberly D. Bishop, Attorney at Law has dedicated her practice to Social Security Disability Law since 2009. She has appeared before Raleigh, Greensboro, Fayetteville and Charlotte Administrative Law Judges. She also has experience with the Appeals Council and Federal Court.


Kim is a strong advocate for the rights of the disabled and worked in the past for the North Carolina Department of Justice. She is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives. Kim is admitted to practice in the Eastern and Middle Districts of the United States District Court. She is also a NC State Bar Board Ceritified Social Security Disability Law Specialist.


Kim has wanted to be a lawyer since she was nine years old. It was her dream to be able to help people live better lives. She lives this dream every day at the Bishop Law Firm by representing Social Security Disability claimants. She currently lives in Raleigh and enjoys reading, dancing, and playing with her two dogs.


North Carolina State Bar
United States District Court – Eastern District of North Carolina
United States District Court – Middle District of North Carolina


• J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, 2007
• B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2004


North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Social Security Disability Law Specialist


North Carolina Advocates for Justice
National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys


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  1. Social Security: 100%



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  • James E Novak

    I endorse this lawyer.Kimberly Bishop is an excellent attorney. She is dedicated to helping people qualify for benefits in need. She writes excellent articles and produces valuable and informative videos that I often share through my social media forums because they include important high quality content beneficial to those in need. Her communications are always professional, positive, and informative. I endorse Kimberly Bishop, Raleigh NC Social Security Attorney.


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  • Jeffery L. Robinette

    Kimberly Bishop of the Bishop Law Firm in Raleigh, NC is one of the most dedicated, caring attorneys you could find to help you succeed in applying for, and receiving social security disability. If you are tired of fighting for your SSDI and SSI disability benefits alone, and worried about your family’s future now that you are too sick to work, or are considering filing for early retirement because you are disabled, then Kimberly Bishop can give you the help you need right now. Someday you will look back and know that calling The Bishop Law Firm was one of the smartest choices you ever made.


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerThe Bishop Law Firm2013 - Present
AttorneyCharles T. Hall Law Firm, PC2009 - 2013
AttoneyNc Department Of Justice2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesN/A2009 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeN/A2009 - Present
10th Judicial District Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007