E.B. Bell represents school districts and county offices of education in education law, with a concentration in special education and student issues. He provides interpretation and assessment of issues arising under the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Mr. Bell represents school districts at IEP team meetings, resolution sessions, mediations, due process hearings, Section 504 meetings, expulsion hearings, and expulsion appeals.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Bell was a high school English teacher. He taught regular, honors, and sheltered immersion subjects. Outside the office, Mr. Bell is a husband, father of three children, owner of two dogs, and a long-suffering San Diego sports fan. 

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Mr. Bell has spoken in front of numerous education organizations, including the Association of California School Administrators for multiple years. He has presented topics such as: Parents’ Rights, Student Discipline, Special Education Under the IDEA and Section 504, and Permissible (and Impermissible) Pupil Fees.

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J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
B.A., University of California, Riverside
Single subject credential in English and social science, University of California, San Diego


  • 1996, California
    U.S. District Courts, Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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