People

Frank Bishop, Jr.
Partner
207.541.9554    
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Maine
22 Free Street
Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101
207.541.9550
Fax: 207.541.9557
Professional Experience

Frank is a partner in the Portland, Maine office. Frank practices in three distinct areas. First, he assists all types of clients in complying with state and federal consumer financial protection laws related to retail installment sales contracts, secured and unsecured loans and lines of credit, residential mortgages and home equity loans, auto leases, etc., with a focus on compliance with the state uniform consumer credit code ("UCCC"). Frank also assists all types of clients in complying with state and federal law related to business-purpose finance products. Finally, Frank assists financial institutions in complying with state and federal law governing consumer and commercial purpose deposit products.

Previously Frank was an associate of Pierce Atwood, LLP's Business and Banking & Financial Services practice group.

Frank is on the Maine State Bar Board of Governors. He is the President of the Board of Directors for the Maine School of Law Alumni Association, a member of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section, a member of the Maine Bar Association's Consumer and Financial Institutions Law Section and is admitted to practice in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Frank received his law degree (cum laude) in 2007 from the Maine School of Law. Frank holds a Master of Arts degree in English from the University of Maine and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Colgate University.

Education

Maine School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, May 2007.

University of Maine, M.A., English, December 2001.

Colgate University, B.A., Philosophy, May 1997.

Professional Memberships and Activities

Board of Governors, Maine State Bar Association, 2012 to present.

President of Board of Directors, Maine School of Law Alumni Association, 2014 -2016.

Member of the American Bar Association (Business Law Section, Consumer Financial Services Committee).

Member of Maine Bar Association (Consumer and Financial Institutions Law Section).

Admitted to practice in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Speeches and Publications

Summary of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, Conference on Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report (Winter, 2010).

Co-author of 2013 updates to Chapter 7, "Open-End Credit Disclosures," of Truth-in-Lending (published by the American Bar Association and edited by Alvin C. Harrell).

Co-author of Chapter 16, "Summary of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010," of Truth-in-Lending (published by the American Bar Association and edited by Alvin C. Harrell).