Patrick T. BellAssociate Attorney
Patrick Bell received his B.A. in Criminal Justice from California State University, Chico, attaining the Dean’s List for all semesters and graduating with Highest Distinction in the Major. He went on to get his J.D. from Santa Clara University, School of Law in 2014, where he received academic award for achieving the top grade in an individual class on 3 separate occasions. Mr. Bell also served as an associate with the Journal of International Law at Santa Clara University. He was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2014.
During law school, Mr. Bell worked for the Family Court Division of the Superior Court of California as a judicial and clinical intern. During his time with the Court, he helped self-represented persons begin the divorce process and request orders from the Court regarding child custody, visitation, child support, and spousal support. Upon his admission to the bar, Mr. Bell worked as a Graduate Fellow for the Northern California Innocence Project before joining our office in May 2015.