Nick Encinas was born in Michigan, but grew up in Ocala, Florida. He moved to Tampa, Florida to complete his undergraduate studies and graduated from the University of South Florida with a major in Political Science. Mr. Encinas obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of Florida Levin College of Law. While in law school, he gained
Philip A. Beach joined BLG in 2014. Admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2000 and to the Florida Bar in 2004, he has been principally engaged in commercial and construction litigation.
Phil’s areas of concentration include all aspects of business and complex civil litigation, construction defect litigation, contract disputes, collections, and insurance defense.
Mr. Beach received his undergraduate
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
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.
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
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
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,
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
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
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