John Charles Bell

John Charles Bell

20 Plus Years Of Federal Service At Work For You Homewood, Alabama

Mr. John Charles Bell has created a unique, customer service-based law firm in Homewood, Alabama, that focuses on immigration, DUI/traffic violations, and probate law. With years of experience on the opposing side of the justice system, Mr. Bell has the education and expertise to create the strongest case for each client who walks into his law firm.

We put customer service first. The Law Office of John Charles Bell, L.L.C. will spend minutes, hours or days with you on an individual basis to ensure that we are well-versed in all aspects of your case, including Immigration, traffic violation, DUI, probate and more.

Customer service is key

Developing a relationship with each client ensures the strongest, most effective case possible. In addition to his many years of experience on both sides of the justice system, Mr. Bell makes it a point to know each and every client on a personal level to make them feel welcome, informed and at ease.

The Law Office of John Charles Bell, L.L.C. works with you from start to finish. The professionals that you meet with on Day 1 will be the same attorneys and legal advisors who will develop your case, attend court hearings and proceedings with you and see your case through to resolution. You can rest assured that your case will not be "passed along" to a partner or an attorney with whom you're not familiar.


  • Immigration Law
  • Traffic/DUI
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense


  • Alabama 1991
  • Georgia 1991 (inactive)
  • Tennessee 1992 (inactive)
  • 11th Circuit 1992
  • 6th Circuit 1992
  • Birmingham Bar Association


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama J.D. 1991
  • Vanderbilt Divinity School, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennesee M. Div. 1982
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.S. School of Arts & Science 1978


  • Instructor
  • FOIA and the Privacy Act (USAO-NDA and Lorman
  • ACE Litigation (Lorman, Georgia Bar
  • Bankruptcy (Eastern Division NDAL Bankruptcy Bar)
  • Immigration (DOJ Columbia, S.C., Chaired and instructed in the Cumberland School of Law’s first Immigration CLE 2015 and 2017)


  • Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Rating Legal and Ethical Standards since 2003-Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Rating Legal and Ethical Standards from the Bar and Judiciary since 2016- Present
  • Jaycees: Outstanding Young Alabamian 1992
  • Department of Justice Volunteer Service Award 1992, 1993, 1996-1999
  • On The Spot Award/Non-Monetary Award 1993, 1996, 2007-2009 Outstanding Performance Rating 1994
  • Special Achievement Performance Award 1997, 1998, 2000-2005, 2007
  • Special recognition and presentation by United States Department of Agriculture June 28, 2002
  • Special recognition and presentation by NASA November 12, 2003
  • Selected To Be in the First Leadership Academy Conducted by the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Alabama 2006-07
  • Selected To Be In The First Leadership Academy II Conducted By The United States Attorney's Office For The Northern District Of Alabama 2007-08
  • One of two presenters for the team that won best project for the first Leadership Academy and selected to be in the first Leadership Academy II conducted by the United
  • States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Alabama 2007-08
  • Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Assoc. Advocacy Committee for Alabama 2017-18
  • Special Recognition From DHS/ICE New Orleans, Louisiana, 2013
  • Special Recognition From OIG Dept. Health And Human Services, 2013
  • Special Recognition From U. S. Dept. Of Interior 2013


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.