Bolton Bishop Bowman Lawyers


Committed to You.

Bolton Bishop officially formed in 2001 by Reg Bolton and Pat Bishop and in 2013, Reg and Pat welcomed Medicine Hat native, Sarah Bowman as a new associate. In 2015, Sarah became a partner alongside Pat, and the two of them are proud to say that Reg remains active in the firm. In 2018 they were happy to welcome Jon Rocheleau as an Associate to the practice as well.

With the support of their trusted staff, the lawyers at Bolton Bishop Bowman can claim over 85 years of combined legal experience.

Bolton Bishop Bowman specializes in the following areas of law:

  • Real estate transactions, including sales, purchases, mortgages and leases for residential, agricultural and commercial clients
  • Corporate transactions including new incorporations, shareholder agreements and corporate reorganizations
  • Asset and share sale and purchase transactions
  • Estate planning, including wills, enduring powers of attorney and personal directives
  • Estate administration
  • Adult guardianship and trusteeship
  • Litigation

The firm treats clients with a personal touch and concern and enjoys a solid reputation in Medicine Hat and its surrounding areas. Pat has maintained a Thursday afternoon office in Bow Island for over 35 years, and this legacy will continue with both Pat and Sarah servicing this vibrant community.

Bolton Bishop Bowman is steadfast in treating every client with personal care and concern, which is evidenced by the firm’s long-standing and loyal client base.


At the heart of Bolton Bishop Bowman is a set of values that informs every decision we make and the way we engage with our clients and one another.

We are committed to our clients:

  • We put our clients’ interests first
  • We listen to understand our clients’ needs and deliver practical advice
  • We develop lasting client relationships

We are one firm:

  • We work together through collective efforts and mutual support
  • We promote a friendly, supportive, “open-door” culture
  • We put the interests of the firm before those of any individual, team or office within it

We treat everyone with respect:

  • We are courteous and respectful in all of our dealings with others
  • We develop trusted relationships built on honesty and integrity
  • We recognize the value of different perspectives and opinions

Bolton Bishop Bowman

Committed. Concerted. Considerate.


About Our Team

At Bolton Bishop Bowman, we have been fortunate over the years, retaining a large portion of experienced staff, even from the first day we opened. We have a genuine and co-operative team that puts pride and effort into the files they handle. Each staff member has been in the legal field for 15 years or more.

We treat our clients like they are our friends. We feel privileged to be involved in our clients’ lives, and we strive to make a difference by taking a part in attaining their goals.

Bolton Bishop Bowman is looking to expand their legal team and is currently taking applications for an associate position. Interested applicants can contact Sarah Bowman at


At A Glance

B.Law – Queen’s University, 1979

Admitted to Alberta Bar, 1980

Practiced in Medicine Hat, 1979-present

Pat Bishop

At A Glance

JD – University of Manitoba, 2011

Admitted to Alberta Bar, 2012

Articled & practiced in Calgary, 2011-2013

Practiced in Medicine Hat, 2013-present

Sarah Bowman

At A Glance

Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, 1992

JD – University of Calgary, 2017

Articled & practiced in Newfoundland & Labrador 2017-2018

Practiced in Medicine Hat, Presently

Jon Rocheleau


Services We Provide

Wills & Estate Planning


Real Estate Transactions

Corporate & Commercial

Estate Administration