Top Attorney – James D. Bell

Jackson, MS WW/Press/April 13, 2017 – James D. Bell with Bell & Associates has been selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2017 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.

Mr. Bell has been practicing law since 1977. He is admitted to practice by the Mississippi Bar Association. Attorney James D. Bell primarily focuses on personal injury, family law and administration cases. Mr Bell received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi. He served as a County Judge, a Special Circuit Judge, and as Chancellor.

The Bell & Associates Law Firm, they are known for   handling cases involving businesses suing one another, contract disputes, real estate title litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury cases, and wrongful death cases. We have helped our clients recover millions of dollars. We have handled many of the largest and most significant lawsuits in Mississippi history. Many were very high profile cases and have been featured on such publications and broadcasts as 20-20, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, Burden of Proof, Geraldo and others. We are very selective. We do not take every case. If we take your case, you can be assured that we will do all that we ethically can to protect your interests and make sure that you receive the justice that you deserve.

Attorney Bell, open his law firm and began handling cases involving  citizens charged with crimes. Bell & Associates , P.A. After winning our first five criminal trials, were recognized by the local trial judge as having the best winning record in the county in criminal cases.

Over the next four years I was appointed by that judge to handle 20% of the most serious felonies and capital cases in the county.

In 1982 I was elected to serve as a County Court Judge. Then in 1983, I began serving as a Special Circuit Court Judge. Over the next six years, I tried about 1,200 cases and handled thousands of hearings of every description.

In 1986, I received a 96.5% approval rating from the Bar Association. That was the highest rating ever received by a County or a Circuit Judge.

Formerly retired from the bench retired from the bench and returned to law practice of law, he has been appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court and by the Governor of Mississippi to serve as a County Judge, Circuit Judge, or a Chancellor in 22 Mississippi counties, on a temporary basis.

As a lawyer I have been fortunate enough to receive recognition in a number of ways. For instance, Martindale Hubbell is an old and well respected firm that lists every lawyer in the country and rates lawyers. I am fortunate enough to receive the highest rating that Martindale Hubbell offers: Mr. Bell recently was recognizes as 2017 Martindale Hubbell  Preeminent. I’m also listed in Outstanding Lawyers of America, a service that lists what it considers to be the top 100 lawyers in each state. Our firm is also listed in Preeminent Lawyers and in Best, two other publications that list what they consider to be the best lawyers in certain fields.

Mr. Bell attributes his success to seeking best solutions for his clients and treating situations with clients as a form of ministry, being a great listener and being empathetic to their need and cause.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.

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