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Carol Renee Bell

Estate planning Attorney at Humble, TX

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2013
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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About Carol

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    * Wills and Trusts * Guardianships * Elder Law

  2. Probate
    *Estate Administration

  3. Business
    * Entity Formations * Contracts

  4. Real estate
    *Purchase/Sale Agreements

  5. Family
    * Divorce * Child Custody and Support Modifications * Prenuptial Agreements * Adoptions

Texas attorney Carol R. Bell is the founder and lead attorney at C. Bell Law, PLLC, a law practice serving individuals, families and small business owners throughout the greater Houston area, including Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, and Montgomery counties. 

Carol is a solo practitioner who focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and administration (consisting of wills and trusts, probate and estate administration, guardianships and elder law), business law and family law. Carol is dually licensed as both an attorney and a certified public accountant (CPA). She has been licensed as an attorney for over 5 years and as a CPA for over 20 years. Carol has dedicated herself to providing zealous representation and outstanding customer service to her clients as she assists them through critical moments in their lives.

Carol graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and obtained her law degree from South Texas College of Law. While in law school, Carol represented low-income clients pro bono in guardianship, divorce, and social security matters via the South Texas College of Law General Civil Legal Clinic.

Before starting her law firm, Carol served as Corporate Counsel in Regulatory Compliance for a major international oil and gas company in Houston, TX. Prior to her legal career, she served in various capacities as an Operations Director, Senior Auditor, and Management Consultant for several major companies (including oil and gas, insurance, and real estate companies) in the Houston area.

Carol is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of Texas’ Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law section. She is also certified to serve as a mediator, as well as a guardian ad litem and attorney ad litem in guardianship matters within the Texas probate courts. Although born in Mississippi, Carol was mainly raised in Houston, TX and is proud to call Houston her home. She, her family and their pet (Izzy) currently reside in the Houston area. In her spare time, Carol enjoys traveling to new places and volunteering as a Junior Achievement teacher for young learners at her child’s school.




C. Bell Law, PLLC
Virtual Law Firm
Humble, TX


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Posted by anonymous | April 22, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
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I came to Carol Bell with a specific consultative need. My circumstance did not require hiring an attorney, but as a lay person, I was not comfortable navigating the legal environment on my own. Bell was able to: assess my specific circumstance, outline my potential resolution pathways and finally assist me in crafting a response that would allow me to seek a resolution to my legal predicament. I could not give Bell a hire recommendation. I am wholly-satisfied by my experience working with her.
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Posted by Vryana | April 8, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Carol Bell made the process of my name change so easy. She explained everything step by step, called me to make sure I did what I was suppose to in order for the process to be quick and easy. Super sweet and amazing I enjoyed working with her!


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Work Experience

  • Attorney and Counselor at Law
  • C. Bell Law, PLLC
  • 2018 - Present
  • Counsel, Regulatory Compliance Legal
  • BP
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Operations Director Legal
  • BP
  • 2011 - 2016
  • Senior Consultant
  • Experis (formerly Jefferson Wells)/KOPAC/Adams Harris/Robert Half
  • 2005 - 2011
  • Senior Auditor
  • Hines
  • 2000 - 2004
  • Consultant
  • AIG (formerly American General Life Companies)
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Financial Auditor
  • AIG (formerly American General Life Companies)
  • 1998 - 1999
  • Internal Auditor
  • Methodist Healthcare System
  • 1996 - 1998
  • Senior Staff Auditor
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • 1994 - 1996
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  • South Texas College of Law Houston
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 2008
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • Accounting
  • 1994


  • State Bar of Texas, Texas Opportunity for Justice Incubator
  • Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member - Probate, Wills, and Real Estate Section
  • 2018 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

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