At the 2016 Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Excellence Awards Ceremony, Johnson & Bell Shareholder and founding Partner, John W. Bell, received the Litigation Defense Attorney Achievement Award. Over the past 41 years, Mr. Bell has built an excellent reputation as a top defense trial lawyer. His success at trial continues to be instrumental in building the local, regional and national reputation of Johnson & Bell. Clients continue to rely on Mr. Bell to defend their major product liability cases and their complex/catastrophic personal injury litigation. He has been recognized by numerous legal journals for his courtroom success, including the National Law Journal and Chicago Lawyer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, which recognizes the very best trial lawyers from the United States and Canada.
In 2015, to commemorate the firm’s 40th Anniversary, Mr. Bell was profiled, along with six other Johnson & Bell attorneys, as one of the “Originals.” You can access the article by downloading the PDF here.
Noting the impact that Mr. Bell has had on the firm, Johnson & Bell Shareholder and founding Partner, William V. Johnson stated, “He is a great lawyer, a great partner and a great friend.”