PUBLIC LAWYER SPOTLIGHT: CHARLES BELL, JR., CITY ATTORNEY FOR THE CITY OF NATIONAL CITY
Written by Public Law Editors
Editors’ Note: On June 3, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Charles Bell, Jr. to serve as a judge in the San Diego County Superior Court. Judge Bell will continue public service as a member of the bench.
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I started my career in 2008 in the private sector, working for a San Diego firm only a block away from the law school I attended. The firm represented residential mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, and trustee companies. During my time with the firm, I was privileged to rise to a Senior Civil Litigation Associate responsible for supervising several junior associates and later as Office Manager for the firm’s Oregon office.