George Bishop is the only lawyer in Texas to achieve two back to back multimillion dollar verdicts in federal court in Texas He tried a case in federal court in Houston receiving a multimillion dollar verdict one week and then obtained another multimillion dollar verdict in a different federal court the next week. He tried and won the largest verdict in Montgomery County history resulting in a settlement of over $3,000,000.00 following trial. He was successful in a case in Ector County resulting in a judgment for over $8,000,000.00 in favor of his client, one of the largest verdicts ever received in that county.
He assisted counsel for the Plaintiff in a case in Galveston County over the ownership of a parcel of real estate resulting in the fifth largest verdict ever received in Galveston County. He will go anywhere in Texas for a client !
George Bishop has handled over 200 appeals in state and federal court. He has had many successes and some appeals not so successful. He will work hard on your case however and has the experience to know what arguments will be successful and which will not be successful.
A client approached him regarding a judgment which had been rendered against him personally in Harris County in excess of $23,000,000.00 a few years ago. The time for an ordinary appeal had expired, but George Bishop was able to come up with a novel way to file a Restricted Appeal, a rarely used procedure. His brief resulted in a reversal of the $23,000,000.00 judgment. The case was then retried before a jury in the same trial court resulting in a $9,000,000.00 judgment in favor of George Bishop's client.
George Bishop was elected by acclamation to be the first president of the Texas Association of CIVIL TRIAL AND APPELLATE SPECIALISTS ! Only attorneys that have been Board Certified in either or both Civil Trial Law or Civil Appellate Law may be members of this organization. He has been appointed as Chairman or Vice Chairman of several committees of the State Bar Association or Houston Bar Association during his career by a Supreme Court Justice, the President of the State Bar Association or by Presidents of the Houston Bar Association.