Alexander Bish helps clients manage various civil disputes and has tried cases to jury verdicts in both misdemeanor and felony criminal matters. He is experienced in drafting motions, complaints, and other legal documents at the trial and appellate levels, covering issues from simple contract disputes to class wage-and-hour actions.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Alexander clerked for Chief Justice Martha L. Walters of the Oregon Supreme Court and gained additional experience working at the Deschutes County District Attorney's Office and externing for Justice Virginia L. Linder of the Oregon Supreme Court.


University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 2017; Order of the Coif; Oregon Law Review

University of Georgia, B.S., Psychology, 2011; Dean’s List



United States District Court for the District of Oregon


  • Part of teams that tried cases to jury verdicts in misdemeanor and felony criminal matters.
  • Researched and wrote motions for both Oregon circuit court and federal court; argued motions in Oregon circuit court.
  • Clerked at Oregon's highest appellate court.
  • Collaborated with community treatment providers to support a restorative justice approach for drug crimes.


Insights & Presentations

  • “A Call for an Overhaul of Laws Crushing Oregon Small Businesses,” Daily Journal of Commerce, January 15, 2021

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