Criminal defense attorney Henry P. Bell, P.A. represents individuals in federal and state criminal matters in the Miami-Dade area and throughout South Florida.
Mr. Bell frequently represents individuals being investigated by, or accused by, the United States Attorney, the Department of Justice, the Office of Statewide Prosecution, or the State Attorney of various types of crimes, including drug trafficking and fraud and white collar offenses such as health care fraud, mortgage or bank fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, environmental offenses and money laundering. For the full scope of his experience, please visit the practice overview page.
Whether you are under investigation or have been arrested and charged with a federal or serious state crime, Mr. Bell has the legal expertise to handle your case. Mr. Bell has a wealth of experience in the courtroom, having taken numerous cases to trial and on appeal before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. As a former Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Southern District of Florida, Mr. Bell has an in-depth understanding of the inner workings of the criminal justice system. As a testament to his reputation within the legal community, many of Mr. Bell's clients are referred to him by other attorneys.
Henry P. Bell is dedicated to providing individualized representation to every client, developing a strategy unique to the facts of each case, representing each client personally, and relentlessly fighting to protect the rights of his client. For the convenience of his clients, he offers flexible weekend and evening meetings by appointment, and both Mr. Bell and his assistant speak Spanish.
6301 Sunset Drive, Suite 203
Miami, FL 33143
Criminal defense attorney Henry Bell of Henry P. Bell, P.A. defends clients accused of federal crimes and certain state crimes in South Florida.
Mr. Bell is committed to providing thorough, effective and aggressive representation for clients at all stages of the criminal law process. As a former Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Florida, he has an in-depth understanding of the criminal justice system, and draws on that knowledge to anticipate the tactics and circumstances his clients are likely to face in court.
Mr. Bell focuses his practice primarily on felony matters arising in Federal Courts, including allegations of:
-Bank and mortgage fraud
-White collar offenses
Mr. Bell is admitted to practice in the District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Mr. Bell represents clients in appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. He also selectively handles matters in state courts, including cases of homicide, drug trafficking, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud and other serious felony cases where the accused face the possibility of imprisonment.
South Florida criminal defense attorney Henry P. Bell represents clients in federal and state courts. Mr. Bell represents clients being investigated by, or accused by, the United States Attorney, the Department of Justice, the Office of Statewide Prosecution or the State Attorney of various types of crimes, including health care fraud, mortgage or bank fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, environmental offenses, drug trafficking and money laundering.
Mr. Bell began his legal career in 1996 as an associate attorney with the law firm of Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell in Miami, Florida, representing corporate and individual clients in a variety of commercial, insurance, products liability and employment litigation matters. In 1999, he joined the Federal Public Defender in the Southern District of Florida as an Assistant Federal Public Defender, representing individual defendants accused of committing federal offenses, including drug trafficking, alien smuggling, bank robbery, bank fraud, securities fraud, wire and mail fraud and healthcare fraud. As an Assistant Federal Public Defender, Mr. Bell cut his teeth representing his clients accused of committing crimes by the United States government in all phases of their legal proceedings.
A native of South Florida, Mr. Bell maintains strong ties to the local community and is active in the legal community, currently serving on the Criminal Justice Act Panel Committee for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is also a member of the both the National and Florida Associations of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Mr. Bell received his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Fordham International Law Journal, Moot Court, and the Latin American Law Students Association. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama. Mr. Bell is fluent in Spanish.