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Joseph James Bell

Joseph James Bell

Practice areas:

Family, Litigation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Family: 75%
    35 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    35 years



Hourly ($200-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Stacey F Herhusky

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Stacey Herhusky Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • No photo

    Joe is a very competent and thorough attorney, and represents his clients well. His professionalism and ethics make him a pleasure to work with.


    Allan Haley Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Bell Joseph J Attorney At Law

350 Crown Point Circle
Suite 250
Grass Valley, CA, 95945-9524




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
President 2009Association of Certified Family Law Specialists2009
Vice President, State Bar of CaliforniaCalifornia State Bar1997
President, Nevada County BarNevada County Bar AssociationN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Court appointed counsel - Juvenile DependencyNevada County Superior Court2003 - Present
Organization AttorneyVarious Non-Profit Organizations1981 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of California Family Law SpecialistsFormer President2005 - 2010
Judicial Council of California, Family and Juvenile Law Advisory CommitteeMember1997 - 2000
SAC LegalMember1995 - Present
California State BarFormer Vice President1995 - 1997
Legislative and Court Relations and Legal Services CommitteesMember1994 - 1997
American Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Nevada County Bar AssociationFormer President1986 - 1987
Tahoe-Truckee Bar AssociationMember1985 - 2011
State Bar of CaliforniaDelegate, Conference of Delegates1984 - 2009
Sacramento County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Placer County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Nevada County Bar AssociationMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists NewsLegislative Reports2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New College of California School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of NevadaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969