Mike Bishop represented Michigan's 8th District in the US House of Representatives for two terms (2015-2019), He previously was member and Majority Leader of the Michigan Senate, a seat which was previously held by his father, Donald Bishop. During his four-year tenure in the Michigan House, he served as vice chairman of the Commerce Committee. A 1989 honors graduate of the University of Michigan, Bishop received his law degree from the Detroit College of Law in 1993, and is now in-house Counsel in a metro Detroit area privately held corporation. He is also a licensed real estate broker and owner of two local real estate businesses (Freedom Realty, Inc. and Pro Management, Inc.). Bishop is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Washington, D.C., Bar, Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, Oakland County Bar Association, Michigan Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors. He served on the Municipal Law and Business Law committees of the Oakland County Bar Association and is a member of the National Association of Sportsmen Legislators. He is an avid fisherman and hunter and strongly supports second amendment rights. Bishop currently resides in Rochester with his wife, Cristina, and his three children, Benjamin, Gabriella and Nathan.