Jackson – Highland Ave.
University of Tennessee, J.D., 1981
Jacksonville State University, MBA, 1977
University of Tennessee, Martin, B.S., 1974
U.S. District Courts
Honors and Distinctions
Best Lawyers – Real Estate and Trust and Estates Law (2015)
Best Lawyers “Best Lawyer of the Year” – Real Estate (2013)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (since 2005)
Martindale Hubbell Rating AV Rating (since 2002)
Mid-South Peace and Justice Center Community Award – Youth Category (1994)
Will Bell concentrates his practice in the areas of business and real estate transactions, commercial bank lending, estate planning and probate and commercial litigation.
Mr. Bell has been involved in numerous commercial, real estate and commercial banking transactions totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Mr. Bell has worked with thousands of clients in estate, financial and business planning matters including preparation of wills and trusts, gift planning and business succession planning
In the area of estate administration, Mr. Bell has been the attorney for hundreds of estates/trusts.
In the area of commercial litigation, Mr. Bell was involved in numerous cases, one of which recovered over $1,400,000 for two well-known charitable organizations in estate litigation.
Tennessee Bar Association
Jackson Madison County Bar Association
The Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inn of Court
Jackson Chamber of Commerce (former member of Board of Directors – 2 terms)
University of Tennessee Development Council (former member)
University of Tennessee College of Law – (alumni council – 2 terms)
Jackson Country Club (former member Board of Directors)
Miss Tennessee Scholarship Foundation – (Board Member)
General Counsel – Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant
University of Tennessee at Martin Development Committee (former member)
Tutoring Program Director – 11 years – St. Lukes Episcopal Church
Youth Sports Coach – 10 Years (Two State Tournament Teams)
- U.S. Army – Active Duty, Fort McClellan, AL 1975-1978
- U.S. Army Reserve 1978-1996
- Retired, Major, U.S. Army Reserve