Rebecca E. Bell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Plano, TX

Carpenter & Schumacher, PC
 | 2701 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 570
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: 972-403-1133
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2011
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (60%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (20%),
  • Appellate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Rebecca E. Bell is an attorney and partner at Carpenter & Schumacher, P.C., in Plano, Texas. Ms. Bell serves Plano and Dallas area clients in the areas of personal injury and products liability law. She has experience at both the trial and appellate levels.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Bell has been involved in complex litigation and class action lawsuits in both state and federal courts. She was an associate and a partner at private Dallas-based firms before joining Carpenter & Schumacher, P.C., in 2015.

Ms. Bell earned bachelor’s degrees in political science and speech communications from Hardin-Simmons University. After completing her undergraduate education, she was employed as a high school teacher before moving on to graduate from Texas Tech University School of Law. During law school, Ms. Bell earned a variety of awards and belonged to both the national moot court team and the Order of Barristers.

Licensed to practice in the state of Texas since 2000, Ms. Bell is also admitted to appear before all Texas federal courts. In addition, she is licensed before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 8th Circuits.

Ms. Bell is an active member of professional organizations, including the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Women Lawyers Association, the Texas Bar College, the State Bar of Texas and the National Association of Professional Women. She was featured as one of the “top young lawyers in Texas” in both The Journal of Law & Politics and Texas Monthly magazines multiple years in a row.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (60%)

Professional Liability (20%)

Appellate (20%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Appellate: Appeals


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Rising Stars: 2008 - 2011

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About Rebecca Bell

Admitted: 2000, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Woman of the Year, National Association of Professional Women, 2014
  • Top Young Lawyers in Texas, Rising Star, Law & Politics Magazine, 2008-2011
  • Top Young Lawyers in Texas, Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2008-2011
  • Order of the Barristers, Texas Tech University School of Law
  • State Moot Court Team (two years)
  • National Client Counseling Team (two years)
  • National Moot Court Team (two years)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Dallas Women’s Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Texas

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Contractual Risk Transfer
  • The New Black Plague: Black Mold Fever is On the Rise
  • Some Junk: An Analysis of Expert Testimony
  • Oral Communication: An Attorney’s View
  • The Art of Persuasion
  • Oral Argument: Techniques that Work
  • Keep Truckin’ (Like the Do-dah Man) – The Current State of Affairs for Trucking Litigation
  • Whither Thou Goest Class Actions
  • Competitive Coach, Speech, Debate, and Oral Interpretation, Robert E. Lee High School

Educational Background:

  • Hardin-Simmons University, B.B.S, Major: Speech Communications/Political Science, Honors: Academic Cum Laude, 1993

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Transportation
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    Office Location for Rebecca E. Bell

    2701 N. Dallas Parkway
    Suite 570
    Plano, TX 75093

    Phone: 972-403-1133


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