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Jessica K. Velez Appointed to the Hispanic National Bar Association as Latina Commissioner

Johnson & Bell Attorney, Jessica K. Velez, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 2019-2020 Latina Commission. The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan, national membership organization that plays an integral role in the monitoring and advancement of substantive legal issues that impact Hispanic legal professionals and   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Receives Tier 1 Ranking by US News and Best Lawyers

In its recently released 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers gave Johnson & Bell, Ltd. a Tier 1 ranking as a top litigation defense law firm.  According to the two publications, firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive   Continue Reading »

At Trial Excellence Awards, Pioli, Jalalpour Receive Award for Outstanding Defense Verdict in Legal Malpractice Case

Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Victor J. Pioli, and Associate, Ramses (RJ) Jalalpour, received an award for the Outstanding Defense Verdict in a Legal Malpractice Case at the 2019 Trial Lawyer Excellence Awards.  The Jury Verdict Reporter, a division of Law Bulletin Media, hosted its annual reception and awards program for Trial Lawyer Excellence on October   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Shareholders Recognized by Best Lawyers®

Johnson & Bell Shareholders, John W. Bell, Robert M. Burke, Brian C. Fetzer, D. Patterson (Pat) Gloor, William V. Johnson, Joseph R. Marconi  and Sharon L. Stanzione, have been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Best Lawyers® lists are assembled by conducting peer-review surveys in which tens   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Designated Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers in 2019

Congratulations to the Johnson & Bell attorneys designated as either Leading Lawyers or as Emerging Lawyers! 2019 Leading Lawyers William G. Beatty – Employee Benefits Law; Products Liability Defense Law John W. Bell – Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law; General Products Liability Defense Law Mark D. Belongia – Arts, Entertainment & Sports   Continue Reading »

Alan M. Kus Recognized as a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers

Johnson & Bell Attorney, Alan M. Kus, was selected a Rising Star in 2019.  Mr. Kus was identified in the category, “Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice.” He is a member of Johnson & Bell’s Health Care practice group and works in our Crown Point, Indiana office.  Mr. Kus has assisted with all aspects of litigation,   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Selected As 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to our 26 attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers.  Nineteen attorneys were identified as Super Lawyers and seven attorneys were selected as Rising Stars in 2019! 2019 Super Lawyers William G. Beatty – Personal Injury Defense: General John W. Bell – Civil Litigation Defense Robert M. Burke – Civil Litigation Defense Joseph B. Carini, III   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Indiana Office Wins the 2018 ISBA March Against Hunger

Johnson & Bell’s Crown Point, Indiana office won the Indiana State Bar Association 2018 March Against Hunger competition in the small firm category. This year’s March Against Hunger food drive competition took place the month of March, and generated $29,143.70 in monetary donations. This is the 10th consecutive year that the State Bar has teamed up   Continue Reading »

John W. Bell Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers®; Six Johnson & Bell Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®

Johnson & Bell, Ltd. co-founder and Vice President, John W. Bell, is being honored as Lawyer of the Year in 2019 by The Best Lawyers in America©. He is being recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation Defense. In addition, Johnson & Bell Shareholders, John W. Bell, Robert M. Burke, Brian C.   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Selected as 2018 Illinois/Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to our 21 attorneys selected as Super Lawyers and our 8 attorneys chosen as Rising Stars in 2018! 2018 Illinois and Indiana Super Lawyers • William G. Beatty – Personal Injury Defense: General • John W. Bell – Civil Litigation Defense • Robert M. Burke – Civil Litigation Defense • John A. Childers –   Continue Reading »
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