Michael is the founder and managing attorney of Mike Bell Accident Injury Law. Michael focuses his practice on personal injury matters; including motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, wrongful death, and defective drugs and products. The son of a renown Birmingham educator and a pediatric nurse, Michael’s upbringing is rooted in the call to serve those in need. Prior to becoming an attorney, Michael served as both a secondary and post-secondary educator. Michael’s passion for education and empowerment has allowed him to continue to serve as an adjunct professor for several local and national colleges. In addition to the practice of law, Michael serves on several community boards and is an active member of the Birmingham Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Michael is a member of the American Bar Association, the National Bar Association, the National Black Lawyers, the American Association for Justice, the Alabama State Bar, the Birmingham Bar Association, and the Magic City Bar Association.
Michael is a graduate of Jacksonville State University where he majored in Public Relations. He went on to earn an MBA from South University and an Ed.D. in leadership and management from St. Thomas University. Michael earned his law degree from the Birmingham School of Law and is a member of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, Inc. While in law school, Michael served as president of the Judge Hugh Locke Honor Society, captain of the American Association for Justice Trial Advocacy Team, was awarded the Golden Gavel Award for superior trial advocacy skills, and was a member of the Black Law Student’s Association.
Michael is licensed in Alabama and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama.