Dan Bishop

Dan Bishop, Candidate for State Senate (District 39)



  • Current Member of NC State Senate, District 39
  • One-Term Member of the NC House (2015-2017)
  • Courts Commission (Appointed by Governor McCrory)
  • Two-term Mecklenburg County Commissioner
  • Republican. Conservative.
  • USO of NC, Charlotte Advisory Committee.


  • Married 17 years to Jo. Father of Jack, 15
  • Lifelong Charlottean.
  • South Mecklenburg High School Class of ‘82.
  • Active member, Providence United Methodist Church, 18 years. Chancel Choir.
  • One of five children, all in Charlotte.


  • 25 years experience litigating complex business and local government controversies.
  • Ten times voted to Business North Carolina “Legal Elite.” Seven times selected by “Super Lawyers.” 2013-14 Best Lawyers.
  • Erwin, Bishop, Capitano & Moss, 1996-present.
  • Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, 1990-96.
  • University of North Carolina, J.D., high honors, 1990. Member, North Carolina Law Review.
  • B.S. Business Administration, highest distinction, 1986.