Schell Cooley LLP Dallas Texas Law Firm; Attorneys at Law

RUSS SCHELL, Attorney at Law


214.665.2020 direct
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Areas of Practice: Insurance Litigation; Health Care Liability; Products Liability; Employment; Negligence; Insurance Bad Faith; Fraud

Admitted to Bar:
Admitted to Texas Bar: 1974, Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

University of Texas (B.A., Economics 1971); University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1974); Board Certified - Civil Trial Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Memberships:
State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, and Texas and Dallas Association of Defense Counsel

Mr. Schell has successfully tried over 200 state and federal court cases to verdict in urban and rural communities throughout Texas. He has tried cases in Georgia, Oklahoma and Louisiana, and has argued numerous appellate matters before the Texas Courts of Appeal, the Texas Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeal. His verdict success ratio exceeds 95%. Mr. Schell has been a lecturer for the Continuing Legal Education Institute of the State Bar of Texas, for the University of Houston School of Law, and has served as instructor of civil trial practice for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, American Board of Trial Advocates, and the Dallas Bar Association Practice Skills Course. Healthcare industry and risk management associations frequently request his professional presentations on current legal issues. He is recognized as a Texas Monthly Magazine "Super Lawyers" in the Health Care Law practice specialty. Areas of emphasis and special expertise include labor and delivery/neonatal injury, spine surgery, Emergency Room and malicious credentialing actions. His significant representation of the drug and medical device industries includes numerous trials involving cardiovascular and orthopedic devices, urologic products and reconstructive implants. Mr. Schell was a national lead trial counsel for a manufacturer in the silicone breast implant litigation, and tried three such cases to verdict. Mr. Schell's commercial litigation practice includes complex insurance contract actions, extracontractural damage actions and employment disputes.


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Schell Cooley LLP
5057 Keller Springs Road, Suite 425
Addison, Texas 75001
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