With over 45 years of legal experience, Attorney Reginald B. Bishop is a respected and revered figure in the Indianapolis legal community. Bishop began his education at the Boston University School of Public Communication where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism. From 1972 to 1983, Bishop used his journalism training to serve at the Indianapolis News, a major daily newspaper. Working as opposite editorial page columnist, Bishop wrote articles that raised issues and concerns vital to the Black community and general public.
Bishop continued his education at the Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis, where he received a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree in May of 1977. Since then, he has built his reputation through service not only in Indiana, but in other parts of the country as well. He is admitted to practice by the following bodies: Arizona Bar; Indiana Bar; United States District Court, Southern and Northern Districts in Indiana; 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals; 7th Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court.
Bishop has also been appointed to the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development as Foreclosure Commissioner.
Bishop's Professional Affiliations include: Indiana Trial Lawyers Association National Bar Association; American Bar Association; Indiana, Indianapolis and Marion County Bar Associations.
In addition to his credentials, Bishop has also been awarded or regarded by the following:
Recipient Indianapolis Education Association's Human Rights Award, 1975; Community Service Council's CASPER Award, 1978; Center for Leadership Development Achievement Award in the Professions, 1981; named as one of the top Black leaders by Indianapolis STAR; winner of John Powers Award, Trinity Lodge, F.& A.M., 1985; The Marquis Who's Who Publications Board, Who's Who in American Law; Flamingo Club's "Best Dressed Man, 1988".