At Bell Law, our clients come first. Whether you need assistance with a real estate purchase or sale, business entity formation, or estate planning, our attorneys focus on a higher level of personalized service through expedient communication and response. Our extensive experience and knowledge enables us to effectively represent our client’s best interests to ensure a smooth transaction and advantageous results.
Residents and businesses throughout the Chicagoland area have trusted our firm to represent their transactional interests and protect their valuable real estate, business and personal assets.
Jeremy Bell, a Chicago Kent College of Law graduate, founded Bell Law in 2005. He has been practicing law for over 17 years and has extensive experience focused on residential and commercial real estate, estate planning, corporate/small business formation, and various business transitions.
Attorney Bell began his successful career downstate, as a litigator at Quinn, Johnston, Henderson & Pretorius, an insurance defense firm in Peoria, Illinois. In this capacity, he gained valuable courtroom experience, which serves him still today. After those formative two years as a litigator, Attorney Bell began practicing transactional law at Vonachen, Lawless, Trager & Slevin in Peoria. There, he gained experience in diverse areas of law, including real estate (purchases/sales as well as lease drafting, negotiation, and review), small business/corporate formation, tax, professional licensure, estate planning, and municipal law.
Attorney Bell took his experience and formal legal education at DePaul University and at Chicago Kent College of Law, to form Bell Law. He is an experienced negotiator, able to read a room and determine the best course of action for his client. Attorney Bell remains committed to his clients and their best outcomes, whether in the boardroom or courtroom.
Attorney Bell founded Bell Law on positive client experience, communication, preparation, and professionalism. He looks forward to serving each of his clients to the very best of his ability, keeping their needs at the forefront of all decisions.
Avni Shah is a partner at Bell Law LLC and focuses her practice on residential and commercial real estate, corporate and estate planning for individuals and small businesses. With over twelve years of experience, she has extensive knowledge in real estate purchases and sales in the Chicagoland area, entity formation for the purposes of limiting liability, and estate planning to effectively re-title and distribute assets.
She has successfully represented a wide variety of buyers and sellers, from first-time home buyers to seasoned investors and developers. She is experienced in all aspects of the real estate transaction, from execution and review of the contract, contract negotiations, document preparation and review, and closing-related matters.
She has worked with clients to purchase existing or new businesses involving the purchase or lease of real property. She has also assisted clients in their corporate and estate planning needs, such as will and trust formation or entity formation. With her unique background in real estate, she is able to appropriately advise clients as to how to title assets and provide alternative options for distributing real estate property for the purposes of estate planning or limiting personal liability.
Avni Shah’s experience enables her to provide her clients with expedited and result-oriented legal representation. She and her team are highly responsive and understand the importance of effective communication with clients and all parties involved to ensure a smooth transaction.