Michael P. Bishop

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Cohen Garelick & Glazier
 | 8888 Keystone Crossing Boulevard, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-573-8888
Fax: 317-574-3855
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (70%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael P. Bishop is a partner with Cohen, Garelick & Glazier, serving the Indianapolis area and the state of Indiana.  Named as an Indiana Super Lawyer in the area of litigation since 2004, Michael concentrates his practice in the areas of mediation, arbitration,  and probate and trust litigation. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America in Alternate Dispute Resolution and Arbitration and Trust and Estate Litigation since 2006.  In 2008 he was selected as a Member of the American Arbitration Association National Roster of Neutrals. Michael has an AV Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Michael received his Juris Doctorate from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1980. Following graduation he served as Law Clerk to the Honorable James E. Noland, United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana. Michael is a Fellow of the International Academy of Mediator, Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, Fellow of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and Master Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation.

Michael is the author of "Civil Mediation", Indiana Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Guide, a member of the faculty of the Indiana Trial Advocacy College and is ICLEF's Primary Trainer for Continuing Mediation Training for Civil Trial Mediators in Indiana. Michael is past Chair of the Litigation Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association and a founding member of the IBA Settlement Week. He served as Secretary to the Board of Governors for the Indiana State Bar Association, was Chair of the ISBA ADR Section, was a District Representative on the ISBA Board of Governors, a member of the Board of Directors for Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, and is Past President to the Board of Directors for the Indiana Bar Foundation.  Michael is also past President of the Sagamore American Inn of Court, where he continues to serve as one of the founding Benchers of the Inn.  He is a member of the Board of Visitors for the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

 
Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution (70%)
Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
Estate Planning & Probate (10%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (70%): Arbitration, Mediation

Estate & Trust Litigation (20%): Will Contests

Estate Planning & Probate (10%)

Focus Areas

Arbitration, Mediation, Will Contests

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

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About Michael Bishop

Admitted: 1980, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.cgglawfirm.com/Bio/MichaelBishop.asp

Honors/Awards:

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America in Alternate Dispute Resolution and Trust and Estate Litigation, 2006
  • Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Leadership in the Law, Distinguished Barrister, Indiana Lawyer
  • Master Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Fellow, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Angel in Adoption, Congressional Coalition on Adoption, nominated by Sen. Richard Lugar
  • Member, American Arbitration Association National Roster of Neutrals
  • Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • AV Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Indiana Super Lawyer in the Area of Litigation

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Registered Mediator, Indiana Supreme Court, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Faculty, Indiana University McKinney School of Law Public Policy Mediation, 2008
  • Past Chair, Litigation Section, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Former District Representative, Indiana State Bar Association Board of Governors
  • Past President, Sagamore American Inn of Court
  • Board of Visitors, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, 2014
  • Member, Faculty of the Indiana Trial Advocacy College
  • Past Chair, Indiana State Bar Association, ADR Section
  • Past President, Indiana Bar Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • Past Secretary, Board of Governors, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Former Secretary, Board of Directors, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Avoiding Pessimism in Mediation, Florida Mediation Institute, 2011.
  • Negotiation Strategies with Mediation, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2010
  • Current Topics in Civil Mediation, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2010, 2015 and 2017
  • Probate Mediation Tips, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2009
  • Ethics in Mediation, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2009
  • Chair, Advanced Civil Mediation, The Masters Series, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2009, 2010 and 2016
  • Advanced Civil Mediation Training, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-2017
  • Advocacy for the Family in Adoption, Indiana Association on Adoption and Child Care, 2009-2012
  • Mediating Probate and Trust Cases, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2009, 2015 and 2017
  • Current Trends in Probate & Estate Litigation & Mediation, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2013
  • Mediation of Estate and Trust Disputes, ICLEF Estate and Trust Administration Skills Series, 2013 and 2017
  • Indiana ADR Rules and Case Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Public Policy Mediation Course, 2009-2017.
  • Mediation Under Fire, ACCTM Annual Meeting, Rockport, Maine, 2008
  • Resolving Probate and Trust Disputes in Mediation, Midwest Estate, Tax & Business Planning Institute, 2013 and 2016
  • Settlement in Civil Litigation, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2013
  • Arbitration in Employment Cases, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2018
  • Author, "Civil Mediation", Indiana Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Guide
  • Probate Mediation, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2011-Present

Comments

  • “He has been an estate and probate litigator and mediator for over 25 years and is terrific in this field.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Michael P. Bishop

8888 Keystone Crossing Boulevard
Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Phone: 317-573-8888

Fax: 317-574-3855

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Last Updated: 5/29/2019

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