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John Bell is the senior trial attorney in the personal injury division of Bisnar | Chase. Mr. Bell handles serious and catastrophic injury cases, as
well as, wrongful death litigation, and medical malpractice cases. Mr. Bell has
practiced law in this area for over 22 years.


Mr. Bell obtained a record judgment of $5.4 million against
the state of New York for an inmate injury and has twelve verdicts and settlements
exceeding $1.0 million dollars. He also successfully argued a case of nationwide
first impression before the New York Court of Appeals.


A graduate cum laude of Queens College of the City
University of New York, and an alumnus of St. John's University School of
Law, Mr. Bell is admitted to practice in
the States of New York and California and several federal courts. He has served
as a Director of The New York State Trial Lawyers Association and is a
longstanding member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.


Mr. Bell has successfully represented numerous clients in
birth trauma, medical malpractice and defective product cases, as well as
serving as lead counsel in explosion litigation. He is an aggressive advocate
for all clients who have suffered harm from the negligence of others.



Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 45%
  2. Car Accidents: 22%
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
  4. Class Action: 5%
  5. Other: 15%
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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Steven Ray Meeks

    I have worked with John Bell for a number of years and consider him to be an honest, successful, and hardworking lawyer. As a personal injury attorney, John is experienced, trustworthy, and dedicated to his clients.


    Steven Meeks Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Bisnar | Chase

1301 Dove Street.
Newport Beach, CA, 92660

1 City Blvd W 18th Fl
Orange, CA, 92868



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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Trial AttorneyBisnar | Chase1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
CAOCMember2008 - Present
OCTLAMember2008 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. John's University School of LawN/AN/A1983