Michael H. Bell

Attorney in Dallas, TX
Eggers and Hobbs Scholar in English; Outstanding Senior in History; Appalachian Student Ambassadors; Theta Chi; Holderness Moot Court Executive Board; Holderness Moot Court Environmental Negotiation Team; Phi Delta Phi. Co-author: "Civil Rights Update," 23 Fifth Circuit Reporter No. 3, 119, January 2005; Co-author: "Civil Rights Update," 21 Fifth Circuit Reporter No. 10, 507, August 2004; Co-author: "Civil Rights Update," Fifth Circuit Reporter Volume 21, No. 10, August 2004; Author: "Antitrust Laws and their Effect on the Credit Industry," National Association of Credit Management, 2004; Author: "Don't Swim with the Sharks: Avoiding Usury Liability in Texas," National Association of Credit Management, 2004; Author: "Post-Judgment Remedies," National Association of Credit Management, 2004; Author: "The Mouse is Mightier Than the Pen: E-Contracts and E-Signatures," National Association of Credit Management, 2003.
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Areas of Law

Employment LawCommercial LitigationLabor Law
Employment Law
Commercial Litigation
Labor Law


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 2003, Texas
2004, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
2005, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma

Law School Attended

University of North Carolina School of Law
Class of 2003

University Attended

Appalachian State University
Class of 2000
summa cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1978
Charlotte, North Carolina, 1978

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas; Dallas and American Bar Associations.


(Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)

Representative Cases

Bell v. Raytheon Co., No. 3:08-CV-0702-G, 2009 WL 2365454 (N.D. Tex. July 31, 2009).

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Office Information
Michael H. Bell
Preston Commons West 8117 Preston Road, Suite 500,
Dallas, TX 75225


Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Dallas, Texas)

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