Barbara J. Bell, Attorney at Law, fills a valuable niche helping police officers, firefighters and municipal employees gain access to retirement pensions. Ms. Bell works with individuals as well as with labor unions. In addition, she provides professional estate planning services for individuals and assists family members through the probate process.
A General Law Practice
Police and fire pensions and Illinois municipal retirement funds (IMRF) cases are prominent practice areas at Barbara J. Bell, Attorney at Law, but the firm handles other legal matters, as well, including:
Guardianships for children and adults
Law Enforcement Officers' Safety Act matters
Concealed carry permits for retired police officers
Orders of protection
Other legal matters
Win, Lose Or Draw — We Make The Law
Barbara J. Bell has brought appeals to the Illinois Appellate Court. These decisions, focusing on benefits and retirement issues for police, firefighters and other municipal employees, have set legal precedents that still have an impact today.
A Dedicated, Diligent Lawyer With A Depth Of Knowledge
Attorney Barbara J. Bell's experience and client orientation are powerful reasons to select this law firm. With ample experience and knowledge in various areas of the law, she has chosen to practice law as a sole practitioner. This allows her to provide each client with valuable one-on-one attention and customized counsel.
A Lawyer Engaged In Professional Activities With A Record Of Community Service
Barbara Bell contributes to her local community and stays active in the Illinois legal profession. For example, she serves on nonprofit organization boards of directors. She keeps up to date on legal issues such as the application of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA), a federal law that allowed qualified law enforcement officers and qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms in any jurisdiction in the United States. Whether you are looking for a speaker on this topic or an attorney to help you get your permit to carry a concealed weapon, Barbara J. Bell, Attorney at Law, is a valuable resource.
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Police, Fire And IMRF Pensions | Probate | Other Legal Matters
Barbara J. Bell offers answers and help for your legal issues. Based in Arlington Heights, the law firm also offers onsite services to clients in offices in Libertyville, Mundelein, Chicago and Palos Heights and other locations statewide. Call (847) 367-4253 or send an email inquiry through this website.