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 began his legal career in 1999 as a staff attorney for the Second District Court of Appeal in Lakeland, Florida. After several years with the appellate court, Mr. Bell worked with several AV rated commercial litigation and insurance defense firms as both an associate and a partner before starting BLG in 2013. Mr. Bell has been involved in numerous jury and non-jury trials over the years in both the state and federal courts.
One hundred percent of Mr. Bell’s practice is focused on litigation. He prides himself on building strong relationships with his clients by keeping them informed and involved through all aspects of their case. This relationship encourages the client to ask questions and be heard throughout the litigation process. As a result, most of Mr. Bell’s clients return as future clients for years to come. Most of Mr. Bell’s clients (be they national or international corporations, insurance companies, local businesses or individuals) have been dedicated clients of Mr. Bell’s for years.
- Appellate Law
- Complex Litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Corporate Litigation
- Insurance Defense
- Insurance Coverage Opinions
- Securities Litigation
Florida State University, B.S., Economics and International Affairs, 1994
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1999
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
Hillsborough County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Construction Law Section, Hillsborough Bar Association
Trial and Litigation Section, Hillsborough Bar Association
Related Professional Experience
Law Clerk, Second District Court of Appeals, Florida