Michael T. Bell is an award-winning Alabama personal injury trial attorney with a track record of securing high-dollar recovery for his clients and their families. He has been named a Rising Star of Law, one of the nation’s Top 40 Under 40 attorneys, and one of the Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Birmingham. Michael is the founder of Mike Bell Accident & Injury Lawyers, LLC and serves as the firm’s chairman and managing partner. His practice is committed to representing clients who have been seriously injured by the negligent conduct of others. Michael has handled numerous cases involving passenger and commercial motor vehicle accidents, police misconduct, civil rights, negligent security, defective drugs and products, and wrongful death. As a consummate litigator, he has recovered millions in settlements and verdicts for injured victims across Alabama and the Southeast.
Michael is a regular legal contributor on radio and television stations across the country. Since January 2021, he has been the sponsor and featured legal commentator of LAW TALK LIVE, a weekly legal segment on Birmingham’s V94.9 FM HomeTeam Morning Show. He is also a featured legal contributor to iPush Magazine, a national lifestyle and business publication. Michael’s legal expertise and advice has garnered him both a local and national audience. He has been featured on ABC, FOX, and CBS.
In addition to the practice of law, Michael serves on several community boards, is an active member of the Birmingham Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and is an initiate of the Lanny Vines Senate of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity.
Jacksonville State University, B.A.
South University, M.B.A.
Thomas University, Ed.D.
Birmingham School of Law, J.D.
Awards & Recognition:
2021 Best Personal Injury Lawyer in Birmingham by Expertise.Com
2019 & 2020 National Black Lawyer’s Top 40 Under 40
2019 Birmingham Business Journal Rising Star of Law
Professional Memberships & Associations:
American Bar Association
National Bar Association
National Black Lawyers
American Association for Justice
Alabama State Bar
Birmingham Bar Association
Magic City Bar Association
United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama
Pursuant to Alabama Rule 7.2(e), No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers
|AL||Occupational License - Authorized to Practice||2018||10/18/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Black Lawyers||2020|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Black Lawyers||2019|
|Rising Star of Law||Birmingham Business Journal||2019|
|Chairman & Managing Partner||Mike Bell Accident & Injury Lawyers, LLC||2020 - Present|
|Managing Attorney||The Cochran Firm - Birmingham, LLC||2018 - 2020|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Alabama State Bar||Member||2018 - Present|
|Birmingham Bar Association||Member||2018 - Present|
|Magic City Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2015 - Present|
|The Birmingham Times||Cochran Legacy Continues in Birmingham||2019|
|Birmingham Business Journal||BBJ Rising Stars of Law 2019||2019|
|Birmingham School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2018|
|St Thomas University||EdD - Doctor of Education||2018|
|South University||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2013|
|Jacksonville State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2009|
|The Cochran Firm Annual Meeting||Auto Accident Negotiation Tactics||2020|
|Stewart v. City of Homewood, et al.||Confidential Settlement|
|Birdyshaw v. Espinoza & State Auto||Confidential Settlement|
Posted by Ty
February 2, 2021