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Michael  Bell

The Cochran Firm - Birmingham
222 20Th St N Ste 400 
Birmingham , AL 35203


Michael is the founding attorney and Managing Partner of The Cochran Firm " Consumer Litigation Group, LLC; where he focuses his practice on personal injury, bankruptcy, and immigration matters. He also represents clients in the areas of civil rights and discrimination. The son of a renown Birmingham educator and pediatric nurse, Michael's upbringing is rooted in the call to equip and empower the "least of these" and to serve those in need. In addition to the practice of law, Michael serves as an adjunct professor at several colleges and universities, both locally and nationally. ?Prior to becoming an attorney, Michael served as a business management professor at Brown Mackie College in Birmingham and as a career technical educator with Montgomery Public Schools.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 National Black Lawyer's Top 40 Under 40

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Magic City Bar Association


  • B.S. " Jacksonville State University
  • M.B.A. " South University
  • J.D. " Birmingham School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama

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