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John Bishop is a partner at Ray & Bishop PLC in Newport Beach, California.  He exclusively represents licensed professionals in California against state agency discipline.  He also teaches courses on the California bar exam at Chapman University School of Law.


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Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 40%
    5 years
  2. Insurance: 25%
    5 years
  3. Licensing: 20%
    5 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    5 years
  5. Administrative Law: 5%
    5 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

24 total 

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  • Brian R.M. Nelson

    John is an expert in the area of professional licensing, and is always generous with his time and knowledge whenever I have an issue that falls in that area of law. He's the only person I feel comfortable referring clients with professional licensing issues to.


    Brian Nelson Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Denish M Mandalia

    I can say without hesitation that John is one of the smartest and most capable attorneys that I have had the pleasure of knowing. I have referred him to my clients when appropriate and recommend him without hesitation.


    Denish Mandalia Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Ray & Bishop, PLC

5000 Birch Street
Suite 7000
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
A+Better Business Bureau2016
ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership AwardChapman University School of Law2011
Perfect ScoreABA National Trial Competition - Chicago, IL2011
Best Oral Advocate - Seattle RegionalThomas Tang Moot Court Competition2010
Best Oral Advocate - Miami RegionalNational Appellate Advocacy Competition2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRay & Bishop, PLC2016 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorChapman University School of Law2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyFredrick M. Ray, A Professional Corporation2012 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association of Nurse AttorneysAffiliate Member2016 - Present
National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ)Member2016 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
BRN v. ClientCase dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
California License Law BlogNursing Board Considerations of Criminal Convictions on License Applications2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of Southern CaliforniaBroadcast JournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Supplemental Bar Prep ProgramCriminal Law and Contracts2016
Supplemental Bar Prep ProgramCriminal Law and Contracts2015
Chapman Supplemental Bar Prep ProgramCriminal Law and Contracts2014