John C. Bell, Jr.: Lawyer with Bell & Brigham

John C. Bell, Jr.

Augusta,  GA  U.S.A.
Phone(706) 722-2014

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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Consumer Class Actions
  • Products Liability
  • Retained Asset Account Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: (706) 722-2014
Fax: (706) 722-7552
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 1547, Augusta, GA, 30903-1547
University Augusta State University, B.A., 1969; University of Dijon, Dijon, France
Law SchoolUniversity of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 1972
Admitted1972, Georgia; 1991, South Carolina; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 11th Circuits; U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia; U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Memberships Augusta and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Chair, General Practice and Trial Section, 1981-1982; Chair, Georgia Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1983-1986); Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Life Member; Vice President, 1978-1984; Treasurer, 1984-1986; Secretary, 1987-1989; President-Elect, 1996-1997, President, 1997-1998); Southern Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Sustaining Member; Chair, Environmental and Toxic Tort Section, 1989-1990; State Delegate, 1990-1996). Fellow: Georgia Bar Foundation; Georgia Legal History Foundation (Trustee, 2000-2008; President, 2008-);
BornAugusta, Georgia, June 12, 1948

Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Author: "Products Liability Law in Georgia: Is Change Coming?" 10 Georgia State Bar Journal 353, 1974; "Proving Causation," Trial Magazine, October 1988. Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Wilbur D. Owens, Jr., 1972-1974. Trustee: Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Georgia, 1981-1982; Chair, Roscoe Hogan Environmental Law Essay Contest, 1996-1998. President, The Melvin Belli Society, 2002-2003. Recipient, Tradition of Excellence Award, given by the General Practice and Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, 2004. Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers of Georgia, 2005-2012.

Bar Fellowship: International Society of Barristers.

Reported CasesMogel v. UNUM Life Ins. Co. of Amer., 547 F.3d 23 (1st Cir. 2008); Liberty Lending Services, v. Canada, 293 Ga.App. 731 (2008); Flournoy v. Honeywell Intl., 239 F.R.D. 696 (S.D. Ga. 2006); Kemp v. Amer. Tel. & Tel. Co., 393 F.3d 1354 (11th Cir. 2004); Jones v. Amer. Gen. Life and Acc. Ins. Co., 370 F.3d 1065 (11th Cir. 2004); Jones v. Amer. Gen. Life and Acc. Ins. Co., 213 F.R.D. 689 (S.D. Ga. 2002); Unum Life Ins. Co. of America v. Crutchfield, 256 Ga.App. 582 (2002); Taylor Auto Group, Inc. v. Jessie, 241 Ga.App. 602 (1999); Doctors Hosp. v. Bonner, 195 Ga.App. 152 (1990).

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John C. Bell, Jr.

457 Greene Street
AugustaGA 30901


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