Matthew Schulis
Senior Associate

Matthew L. Schulis was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, where he attended H.B. Plant High School. Following graduation, Mr. Schulis attended Florida State University. Mr. Schulis was active in Greek life at Florida State and a re-founding member of his fraternity. Mr. Schulis graduated from FSU with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management in 2004. Mr. Schulis received his

Appellate Litigation

BLG lawyers have successfully represented clients in both state and federal appeals. We represent clients in appeals for cases we originally tried - wherein we seek to retain the results garnered by our trial counsel, or overturn judicial error for an improper result. The diversity of the firm’s general litigation practice allows us to serve our clients’ appellate needs in

Bradley S. Bell
Shareholder

 Brad Bell is the founder of BLG and a long-time resident of Tampa, FL. He graduated high school from Berkeley Prep and received a double major in Economics and International Affairs from Florida State University. After college, Mr. Bell worked in the family business before attending South Texas College of Law where he excelled academically.

Mr. Bell

Mission

The centerpiece of BLG's mission is our client-first culture. Our primary objective is to put the best interests of the client first. In order to achieve this objective, it is important to keep the clients fully informed of all aspects of their case. We handle your case with you. Our growth has been achieved by focusing on several fundamental principles

Background

Bell Law Group is a full service business litigation and insurance defense law firm located in Tampa, Florida. With over 45 years of combined legal experience, BLG are commercial trial litigators with a client centered practice. BLG has created a boutique law firm focused on personal attention to its select clientele. Our clients include major national and multi-national corporations, municipalities, governmental

Trade Secrets And Non-Compete Litigation

Businesses face constant challenges when seeking to protect proprietary information and prevent unfair competition, particularly, in our rapidly changing world of internet or email, which facilitates mass dissemination of protected information. When coupled with the increased mobility of employees in a fast paced business environment, there is invariably a risk that threatens the investment any employer makes in customer relationships,

Labor and Employment Litigation

BLG provides labor and employment services to employers ranging from preventative training to litigation and representation under federal and state labor employment law. We strive to provide the highest quality labor and employment services in as timely a manner as possible from pretrial through trial. We firmly believe in litigation prevention and we work with clients to prevent unfavorable developments before

Insurance Litigation

BLG advises and represents policyholders and carriers in coverage disputes across all industry sectors. Our goal is to help insurance companies, self-insured companies and insureds successfully navigate today’s increasingly litigious society in a proactive and cost efficient manner. We have created one of the most diversified and sophisticated insurance practices in Florida that has consistently produced outstanding results both in

Healthcare Litigation

When healthcare clients are faced with a need to litigate, Nicholas & Bell offers the unusual combination of lawyers who have extensive health care expertise and lawyers who also routinely try high exposure cases. Our healthcare attorneys are trained to litigate in court, before juries, administrative proceedings, arbitrations and various public forums. At the same time, we understand the intricate healthcare

Commercial Litigation

Aggressive - this word best describes the BLG approach toward litigation. Although we counsel our clients to prevent litigation, when litigation issues arise, we stand aggressively committed to providing our clients with the highest caliber of legal representation. The strength of our litigation attorneys flows directly from their extensive experience in litigating a full range of complex business, commercial, and