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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®; Five 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, D. Patterson   Continue Reading »
John Bell

John W. Bell Receives Litigation Defense Attorney Achievement Award at 2016 Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Excellence Event

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   Continue Reading »
Joe Marconi

Joseph R. Marconi Receives The John Marshall Law School Spirit Award

Johnson & Bell is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Marconi has been named a 2016 recipient of The John Marshall Law School Spirit Award. The Spirit Award is presented by The John Marshall Law School’s Board of Trustees to men and women in the John Marshall community who “display the true spirit of The   Continue Reading »
Brian Gainer

Brian P. Gainer Named Chairman of Johnson & Bell’s Municipal Liability Practice Group

Johnson & Bell is pleased to announce that Brian P. Gainer has been named chairman of Johnson & Bell’s Municipal Liability practice group. Mr. Gainer’s impressive qualifications in the courtroom, combined with his commitment to his clients, make him ideal for this leadership role.  Mr. Gainer’s trial record includes securing more than a dozen defense   Continue Reading »

Renken, Busch Selected for Leadership Positions by the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law

Johnson & Bell is pleased to announce that Shareholder, Sammi L. Renken, and Associate, Julie J. Busch, have been selected for leadership positions by the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law. Sammi will serve on the Board of Directors from December 2015 – December 2017. Julie was named the co-chair of the Associates Committee. Based   Continue Reading »
Genevieve LeFevour

Genevieve M. LeFevour Honored as "40 Under 40" Illinois Attorney to Watch

Johnson and Bell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Shareholder, Genevieve M. LeFevour, has been named one of the “Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” for 2015 by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Lawyer magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. “We couldn’t be happier for Gen.  We see a very promising   Continue Reading »

Johnson & Bell Attorneys Selected as 2015 Illinois Emerging Lawyers

Congratulations to our attorneys selected as 2015 Illinois Emerging Lawyers! Emerging Lawyers are the top two percent of Illinois lawyers who are 40 years old or younger or practicing law 10 years or less and have proven themselves professional, ethical and experienced at an early point in their legal career. They are selected by their   Continue Reading »
Greg Conforti

Trial Lawyer Greg Conforti Recognized by National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Trial attorney, Gregory D. Conforti, has been selected a Member of the “Nation’s Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel  (NADC).  NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence.  Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a   Continue Reading »

William V. Johnson Named Alumni of Distinction by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Johnson & Bell President, William V. Johnson, has been honored as one of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law’s 125 Alumni of Distinction.  The law school made the announcement as part of its 125th anniversary celebration.  Mr. Johnson and the other Alumni of Distinction will be formally honored at an event on November 21.  According to the school, it   Continue Reading »
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