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Steve Bell represents professionals charged with federal white-collar crimes, such as health care fraud, environmental crimes, tax offenses and obstruction of justice. He also represents parties in complex civil litigation in all Ohio and federal courts.


Practice areas

  1. White Collar Crime: 50%
    37 years, 50 cases
  2. Employment: 25%
    29 years, 100 cases
  3. Litigation: 15%
    37 years, 500 cases
  4. Class Action: 10%
    29 years, 25 cases



Hourly ($290-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Steven D. Bell Co., LPA

8803 Brecksville Road
Millside Centre, Suite 11
Brecksville, OH, 44141-1990


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberSteven D. Bell Co.2006 - Present
Managing PartnerThe Simon Law Firm, LLP2001 - 2006
PartnerUlmer & Berne, LLP1991 - 2001
PartnerJanik & Bell1988 - 1991
Assistant United States AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice1984 - 1988
Chief Trial AttorneyCity of Akron1980 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember1991 - 2007
Cleveland Bar AssociationMember1990 - 2007
Federal Bar AssociationMember1983 - 2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of Notre DameLiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Midwest Labor & Employment Law SeminarEmployment Law2006