Selected As Best DUI Lawyer in Knoxville 2019

Best Knoxville DUI criminal Defense Law Firm. The Law Offices of James A.H. Bell, PC has been selected as one of the best DUI defense firms in Knoxville, TN by Expertise.com, A ranking firm who “scored DUI attorneys on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked […]

Charged With DUI While Sleeping It Off in a Parked Car

A long time ago, a friend’s father was arrested for a driving under the influence (“DUI”) when he was asleep behind the wheel of a parked car. Many people think that as long as they are not physically driving the vehicle, they should not be charged. But as the law stands, if you are inside […]

Hands free cell phone law now in effect in Tennessee

It’s not only dangerous… It’s now against the Law! Beginning July 1, 2019, it is ILLEGAL to use your phone in TN while operating a vehicle. If caught motorist could face a fine up to $200 for using their phone while operating a motor vehicle. Drivers will be prohibited from physically supporting or holding a […]

Happy 4th Of July From The Law Office’s Of James A.H. Bell, P.C.

  On Friday, June 7, 1776, in Cartridge Hall in Philadelphia where the Second Continental Congress was in session, a tall slender figure arose to offer a resolution that would set the path of freedom for these United States and also the world for generations to come. His resolution was simple, but yet controversial. Simply […]

A Christmas DUI Charge

“I guess I gоt thе Christmas blues,” оr ѕо thе song goes. It doesn’t hаvе tо bе thаt way, but ѕhоuld thе blue lights соmе уоur wау іn Tennessee, оr ѕhоuld уоu gеt ѕоmе coal іn уоur stocking, the experienced trial attorneys at the Law Offices of James A.H. Bell, P.C., are аvаіlаblе tо hеlр […]

A Primer on Pardons

Whether you believe this is the worst of times or this is the best of times under the current presidential administration, we would like to legally enlighten you on the subject of presidential pardons.  Pardons have been frequently discussed in the news, most recently after President Trump issued a pardon to controversial former Arizona Sherriff […]

Have you been arrested and charged with a Tennessee crime?

Getting charged with any kind of crime is a terrifying encounter. It is particularly true for an individual who may never have had any experience with the law. All of the sudden, you are pushed straight into a environment you never thought possible you’d be a part of. You are exposed to the embarrassment and […]

Does attorney advertising keep the general public from knowing what the true ability of the lawyer?

There are numerous methods by which an individual or a prospective client can be referred to a law firm for legal representation.  Traditionally, referrals come from other lawyers in the area who personally know the legal abilities of those they are referring cases to.  Unfortunately, freedom of speech decisions from the United States Supreme Court […]