Hon. Thomas A. Bishop

Hon. Thomas A. Bishop

Judge Trial Referee
Location:
Norwich, Connecticut
Phone:
(860) 886-0144
Fax:
(860) 823-5800

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1969
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1970

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctor - 1969
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1963
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Attorneys as Caretakers During Divorce (Co-Author) American Journal of Ortho-Psychiatry 52 (2), April, 1982
  • The Standards of Practice for Family Mediators 4 Family Law Quarterly 461, June, 1984
  • Standards of Practice For Family Mediation: An Ethical Safety Net 1 Mediation Quarterly 5, June, 1984

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Instructor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Charter Member, Academy of Continual Professional Development, 1981 - Present
  • New London County Bar Association, Chairperson, Family Law Committee, 1979 - 1981
  • Connecticut Bar Association Family Law Section, Chairperson, , 1981 - 1983
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, President, 1989 - Present
  • New London County Bar Association Ethics Committee, Chairperson
  • Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation, Fellow

Past Employment Positions

  • New London Firm of Suisman, Shapiro, Wool, Brennan & Gray, P.C., Managing Director
  • New London Judicial District, Attorney Trial Referee and Special Master
  • Middlesex Judicial District, Attorney Trial Referee and Special Master
  • New Haven Judicial District, Attorney Trial Referee and Special Master
  • Tolland Judicial District, Presiding Judge
  • Hartford Judicial District, Superior Court Judge
  • Army Intelligence Officer, 1964 - 1966