James Samuel Bell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

James S. Bell, PC
 | 2808 Cole Avenue, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75204
Phone: 855-337-6836
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (70%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%)
Attorney Profile

James S. Bell is an attorney and trial lawyer with several years of litigation experience based in Dallas, Texas. He has been licensed to practice law since 2005 and is admitted to practice in Texas and California, as well as before numerous federal courts, including the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Bell has litigated numerous bench and jury trials in many different areas of law, including business, child custody, criminal, healthcare, investment fraud, personal injury and real estate. Thanks to his numerous achievements in the courtroom, he has earned a reputation as a knowledgeable and passionate trial attorney who aggressively represents every client he serves.

Mr. Bell graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University, earning a bachelor’s degree. He graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. While in law school, he was the recipient of several scholarships and participated in the university’s criminal defense clinic and moot court. He was also a member of the dean’s list.

Following law school, Mr. Bell acquired valuable legal experience at a trial litigation firm and went on to become a partner at a private law firm in Dallas. He started his own firm with offices in both Dallas and Los Angeles in 2006.

Throughout his career, Mr. Bell has achieved significant victories in numerous cases while serving as both co-counsel and lead counsel. Many of these have resulted in million and multimillion-dollar recoveries for his clients.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (70%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Criminal Defense (10%): Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Family Law (10%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About James Bell

Admitted: 2006, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://jamesbellpc.com/professionals/james-s-bell/

Honors/Awards:

  • Received Southern Methodist University Student Senate Scholarship
  • Received W.R. Nicholson Scholarship
  • Received James Holland Scholarship
  • Received Southern Methodist University Scholarship

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Butler County, Ohio, Pro Hac Vice
  • Supreme Court of New York, Manhattan Division, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • State of Texas
  • State of California

Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with honors, 2001
  • Graduated from Loyola, with honors, ALL-CIF and the Mission League Most Valuable Player
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
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Office Location for James Samuel Bell

2808 Cole Avenue
Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75204

Phone: 855-337-6836

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Last Updated: 10/17/2019

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