Since 1999, I have been going to court for my clients and winning compensation for those seriously injured or killed as a result of someone else’s negligence. I represent the families of those lost in terrible automobile and truck accidents, those who have suffered profound injuries as a result of medical negligence, and those who have been abused and neglected in nursing homes. When necessary, I have tried cases to favorable verdicts for my clients and I have achieved strong settlements, some exceeding $1 Million, in favor of my clients and their families.
I understand that my clients often face life-altering challenges as a result of their injuries and that long drawn out litigation only adds to their suffering. I pride myself on the ability to explain the legal process to my clients so they understand what is going on and what to expect at each stage of the case. I work aggressively in the state and federal court systems or through the settlement process to recover from the wrongdoers and their insurance companies. But recovering fair compensation is only part of the battle. Once a settlement or judgment is obtained, I contest and negotiate reimbursement claims from health insurers, medical providers, employers, and others who are trying to claim part of my client’s settlement – all to ensure that my client receives the maximum payment possible.
I welcome referrals and co-counsel arrangements with other attorneys who are looking for an experienced attorney to handle their client’s negligence or injury cases. There is no charge for any initial consultation.
I am admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois, a member of the Trial Bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and I am also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. I am an active member of the DuPage County Bar Association, presently serving as its Associate General Counsel. Previously I served as the chairman of the Civil Law and Practice Committee and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. I am also on the Board of Directors for the Robert E. Jones American Inns of Court. I also present to attorneys and paralegals on issues that include wrongful death, personal injury, and nursing home abuse.
If you would like to know more about Mr. Bishop and his business litigation experienceand his business general counsel services, please visit his LinkedIn page here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lawofficesofmarksbishop
The Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC is a law firm with a broad range of experience available to meet its clients' needs effectively and economically. The firm's technology combined with Mr. Bishop's professional network allow Mr. Bishop to provide the highest level of legal representation even in complex litigation matters for business, estate and trust fiduciaries, and individual clients alike. For more information about Mr. Bishop and the Law Office of Mark S. Bishop, LLC, please visit the firm website at www.msblawoffice.com.
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1999||08/10/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Writing||University of Illinois College of Law||N/A|
|CALI Award for Academic Excellence||University of Illinois College of Law||N/A|
|Managing Member||Law Offices of Mark S. Bishop, LLC||2016 - Present|
|Shareholder||Roberts PC||2014 - 2016|
|Attorney||Huck Bouma, PC||1999 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DuPage County Bar Association||General Counsel||2015 - Present|
|Robert E. Jones American Inn of Court||Membership Chairperson||2014 - Present|
|Robert E. Jones American Inn of Court||Member||2008 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Illinois Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Associate General Counsel||2014 - 2015|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Chairman of ADR Committee||2013 - 2014|
|Robert E. Jones American Inn of Court||Programming Chair||2013 - 2014|
|DuPage County Bar Association||Past Chairman of the Civil Law Committee||2012 - 2013|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1999 - 2014|
|7 Elder L. J. 153||Crossing the Decisional Abyss: An Evaluation of Surrogate Decision-Making Statutes as a Means of Bridging the Gap Between Post-Quinlan Red Tape and the Realization of an Incompetent Patientï¿½s Right to Refuse Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment||1999|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1995|
|Paralegal Committee Seminar - Personal Injury: A Basics Primer for Paralegals||Personal Injury Law||2015|
|Mega Meeting 2013||Settlements and Case Valuation||2013|
|Estate Planning Teleconference||What Estate & Trust Litigation Looks Like||2010|