Jack Keener, Attorney at LawJack Keener was born in Shelby, North Carolina. In 2004, he married his wife and best friend, Kelly da Silva. They live with their three children and their miniature Schnauzer, Kaiser, in Knightdale.

In 2000, Jack went on a mission trip to South America, where he gained first-hand experience of what can happen to workers who are not given help when they are injured. Once he returned to the United States, Jack obtained his undergraduate degree from Strayer University.

During his 10+ years as a paralegal, with the last four years specifically as a workers’ compensation paralegal, Jack developed a desire to fight for the legal rights of under served communities. By 2005, he knew he wanted to take his legal career of helping others to the next level. Jack worked a full-time job while completing the night program at North Carolina Central University School of Law, receiving his law degree in 2016.

Jack Keener, Attorney at Law, handles Workers’ Compensation cases for The Bishop Law Firm. He enjoys protecting the rights of NC injured workers and understands how difficult the NC Worker’s Compensation system can be for those injured on the job. He is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and is part of the NCAJ Workers’ Compensation section.

Jack is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and uses his language skills to support The Bishop Law Firm’s Latino clients. Jack is focused on providing honest, reliable, and effective legal representation to his clients, including those in the North Carolina Latino community.

Jack has the opportunity each day at The Bishop Law Firm to represent and fight for the rights of injured workers. Jack loves the outdoors, archery, and is an avid reader when he is not spending time with his family.


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Tenth Judicial District Bar (Wake County)


  • J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law
  • B.A., Strayer University

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice