Riko E. Bishop
Term: January 2012 to January 2018
233 South 13th Street, Suite 1400
Lincoln, NE 68508
Riko Bishop is an attorney with Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford, P.C., L.L.O., a law firm located in Lincoln. Prior to joining the firm in 1993, Ms. Bishop was a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Richard Sievers, former chief judge for the Nebraska Court of Appeals. Ms. Bishop graduated from Kearney State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned a Juris Doctor with distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law. For about seven years prior to law school, she taught English at Elkhorn Junior High School and was an English teacher and creative writing coordinator and instructor for the gifted program at Bellevue Public Schools. Ms. Bishop has served on numerous educational councils and law-related committees and brings a broad perspective to her duties on the Commission.