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Johnson & Bell Attorneys Honored as Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers

Congratulations to the Johnson & Bell attorneys designated as either Leading Lawyers or as Emerging Lawyers! 2022 Leading Lawyers William G. Beatty – Employee Benefits Law; Products Liability Defense Law John W. Bell – Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law; Products Liability Defense Law Robert M. Burke – Personal Injury Defense Law; Products Liability Defense Law; Transportation Defense   Continue Reading »
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Sharon L. Stanzione Named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

Congratulations to Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Sharon L. Stanzione, who has been named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).  Ms. Stanzione was selected for her trial success handling medical malpractice litigation disputes.  For 25 years, Ms. Stanzione has successfully navigated Indiana’s medical review panel system receiving favorable results at the panel stage   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Selected as 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to the 24 Johnson & Bell attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers in Illinois and Indiana.  2022 Super Lawyers William G. Beatty – Personal Injury Defense: General John W. Bell – Personal Injury Defense: Products Robert M. Burke – Civil Litigation Defense Joseph B. Carini – Construction Litigation Timothy R. Couture – Personal Injury Defense:   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Earns Tier 1 Ranking in Litigation; Continues Its Climb in Commercial Litigation

In its recently released 2022 “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 2022 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive   Continue Reading »

Sammi L. Renken Named President of ISHRM

On June 11th, 2021, Johnson & Bell Vice President, Sammi L. Renken, was installed as the new president of the Illinois Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ISHRM). Ms. Renken joined the firm in 2001, and serves on the Board of Directors, as well as the chair of the firm’s Women Initiative. She is an experienced   Continue Reading »

Jessica K. Velez Receives HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40 Award

Recently, the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) announced the 26 exceptional member attorneys from across the country who have been selected to receive the prestigious 2021 “HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40” Award. The award honors lawyers who, along with their professional accomplishments, are committed to the Hispanic community and dedicated to improving the legal profession.   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Designated Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers in 2021

Congratulations to the Johnson & Bell attorneys designated as either Leading Lawyers or as Emerging Lawyers! 2021 Leading Lawyers William G. Beatty – Employee Benefits Law; Products Liability Defense Law John W. Bell – Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law; Products Liability Defense Law Robert M. Burke – Personal Injury Defense Law; Products   Continue Reading »

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 »
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