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A Law Firm Providing Vigorous Representation in Employment and Personal Injury Matters

We are some of the most sought after attorneys in the industry. We have worked hard to build a reputation as tough litigators who are passionate about our clients’ interests and will not stop until our clients are placed in the best possible position for success. We provide very honest feedback at the outset about your case and chances of success and continue with feedback throughout litigation as the case develops. This sets us apart from other law firms, since we will not accept a case that we believe lacks merit. If you have been wronged by your employer, standing up for your rights may seem intimidating. At The Bell Law Group, we understand the pressure that you are facing, and we are here to help. Mr. Bell and his team of experienced attorneys are dedicated to asserting the rights of federal employees and government contractor employees nationwide.

We are confident that no other law firm consistently gets similar results on behalf of federal employees to what we have obtained. Our firm has garnered a high level of respect from Judges, Agency Counsel, and peers in the industry.

Some of the matters in which our Attorneys have successfully represented government employees include security clearance cases (both at the SOR and DOHA stage), employment discrimination at the EEOC, Office of Special Counsel complaints and whistleblower retaliation, proposed disciplinary and performance actions, Merit Systems Protection Board appeals and Disability Retirement Applications. We have represented employees of many federal agencies, ranging from DHS, USDA, and DOD to USPS, FDIC, and NASA. Attorney Bell can assist workers in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proceedings, Oral Conference Hearings, Mediations, and in OPM matters. We serve federal employees nationwide and overseas. We can handle your case from beginning to end including trials and appeals.

We invite you to review our successful results page. Our successful results describe various cases we have handled through the years and exemplifies how our knowledge in the industry translates to results.

In furtherance to our mission of assisting Federal Employees, we have been retained by numerous Federal Employee unions to be their exclusive advocate in matters related to Disciplinary Actions, MSPB, Security Clearance and Disability Retirement. We are proud representative of AFGE Local 2, 1754 1843 and 1167. In recognizing our work and zealous reputation, we were retained by the National FEMA union to formally negotiate there Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), which was an honor for us to represent the collective FEMA union.

Collectively, we have more than 35 years of experience in Federal Employee related legal matters! Contact us and take advantage of that vast wealth of experience.

Advocacy for Federal Employees Facing or Appealing Disciplinary or Performance Actions

Federal employees may find themselves subject to agency disciplinary and performance actions. For some, this may come in the form of a proposal for a removal, downgrade, or suspension. If you are in this position, you have the right to provide an oral and/or written reply, as well as submit witness statements and other documentation. Employees must be afforded due process during certain proceedings, and they may be able to assert affirmative defense(s), such as discrimination by the agency, a violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act (USERRA), and procedural due process errors.

It may be difficult for a federal employee to fight an unfair disciplinary or performance action on his or her own because of complexities inherent to the proceedings. These include nuances in the burden of proof that the agency must meet, depending on issues such as whether the employer is alleging misconduct or non-performance. Also, in many cases a group of mitigating factors known as the Douglas factors should be considered before a decision on a proposal is made. Some of the Douglas factors include the nature and seriousness of the offense, the employee’s past disciplinary record, and the consistency of the penalty when compared to other employees charged with similar offenses. If you were served with a Proposal for Disciplinary action, contact immediately for assistance. The Agency takes as long as they want to perform their investigation against you and try to place you at a disadvantage by limiting the time you have to respond. Our Law Firm levels the playing field.

Protect Your Rights as an Employee by Consulting with an Experienced Attorney

If you need help fighting a disciplinary action, MSPB matter, Filing an EEO, filing for disability retirement or fighting a Security Clearance matter (as a Federal Employee or Government Contractor) you should speak to a lawyer experienced in this area as soon as possible. To schedule a free appointment with The Bell Law Group, call us at 855-566-2355 or contact us online. We have offices conveniently located in New York City, Long Island, Washington, D.C., and Florida, and we are able to assist federal employees in any state nationwide.

We invite you to visit our Successful Results Page, our Client Review Page as well as our Media Page to learn what we are truly about. We want you to be our next satisfied client! We will have a team of attorneys behind you, fighting for you every step of the way.

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AT BELL LAW GROUP, OUR CASES ARE THE NEWS
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“You no longer have to show that age was the sole factor in the decision to either fire or otherwise take an adverse action. All you have to do is show that it was a motivating factor.”
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“You can’t go to your employees and say, ‘Well, I don’t have enough money this pay period, but I’ll pay you when I have the money.’ You’re not allowed to do that, whether you’re a federal worker or a private sector individual.”
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“You need to consider people based on their qualifications and their job performance, rather than the way that they look.”
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“Despite retroactive pay, these government employees want to go back to work. They want to provide a service for the government and for the country.”
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BELL LAW GROUP IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL LAW FIRM

We are very selective in the cases we handle. Because of this, we can handle each case with the attention and passion it deserves. The vast majority of cases we handle are on a contingency fee, meaning there is not up front costs to our clients and we only charge a fee if we are successful.

Meet Our Experienced Team
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Our dedicated team of attorneys at Bell Law Group are ready to assist you with your legal questions and needs from disability discrimination to personal injury and more. With a diverse background of experience and expertise, our team is dedicated and honored to fight for each client in their pursuit of justice.

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“They literally saved my life. Because of them, I have a bright new future. I recommend them highly to anyone who needs their help. They truly are as good as they, and anyone who has used them, say they are. They also have many years of experience. I thank you Mr. Bell, Alex Kaminski and Elissa Krell who were involved in helping me. You guys are the best.” Donna M. C.
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“The Bell Law Group represented me in my successful federal disability retirement application and I was super satisfied with the result! ... I’d also advise anyone going through this process to get legal counsel, and, as I suggested at the outset, would recommend the law office of Mr. Bell without reservation.” Lynda M.
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“Attorneys Ms. Elissa Krell and Ms. Lola Klis from Bell Law Group, with their outstanding experience and professionalism, they supported and guided me with all I needed... I’m thankful for the excellent work done by Bell Law Group, Attorneys Ms. Krell and Ms. Klis. It was worth every penny!!!!” Felix J.
Why Choose Bell Law Group, PLLC?
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No matter what anyone says, experience matters. Whether you are a Federal Employee, Private Sector Employee or Management or Employer, qualified and zealous representation requires detailed knowledge of specific processes, court procedures, applicable agency laws and regulations, and more.

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Some cases, whether brought by an employee or requiring a defense of an employer present challenges from the beginning. We passionately pursue our clients cases to ensure we obtain the best possible result for them.

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Attorney Jonathan Bell started this firm after realizing that for him to do his job well, he needed to feel a personal stake in each case he took. He needed to find the clients he believed in and could support 100%. It is this desire to stand with our clients to the end that drives our law firm today.

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  1. 1Free Consultation
  2. 2Over 33 Years of Combined Experience
  3. 3No Fee Unless You Win*

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