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About

 

The Kansas City Consumer’s Attorney

Bryce Bell is the founder of Bell Law, LLC, a law firm dedicated to relentlessly pursuing justice against companies that defraud consumers. Bell Law focuses on auto safety, landlord-tenant, Fintech, and other Unfair Deceptive Acts and Practices (“UDAAP”) individually, and as class actions and mass torts across the country.

Bryce is the Missouri state chair for National Association of Consumer Advocates (“NACA”), and was selected a SuperLawyer for Consumer Law, Class Actions and Mass Torts in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Recent accomplishments for the firm in 2019 include a settlement with Wells Fargo that returned over $5 Million to service members for violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”) and a $1Million+ data breach settlement for local employees in the Kansas City area whose private information was compromised.

He continues to lead the firm’s commitment to community engagement and is actively expanding its reach to consumers in need. Bryce is grateful for all of the support that consumer advocates have shown him, especially those in the Kansas City area.

 

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Andrew Taylor – Attorney

Andrew Taylor is an attorney with a diverse background and interests. Though he tends to specialize in class actions, he has worked in varying capacities on a wide variety of consumer actions. As someone with a background in Economics and related subjects, Andrew enjoys and is adept at digging into cases with a significant financial component. He has substantial experience working on matters concerned with credit reporting, auto fraud, and lending. In law school, Andrew was the editor-in-chief of the school’s environmental law journal and was published three times while a student. He was also a student attorney in the civil rights clinic. He has long been involved with charitable giving, both in the U.S. and internationally, and received a state pro bono award for having dedicated the most hours of any student in his graduating class. Before law school, Andrew worked in investment consulting and teaching, living across a number of states and several countries. Because of his diverse background and interests, Andrew is often able to connect effectively with varied clients and seamlessly understand their particular legal issues with insight and compassion. His foremost hobbies are reading and writing, scuba diving, travel, listening to all sorts of music, and playing tennis. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Kansas, Brown University, the London School of Economics, and Tulane Law School.


 

Mark Schmitz – Attorney

Since joining the firm in 2016, Mark Schmitz has devoted himself to helping Kansas City’s consumers in their times of need. Mark understands that when you contact our firm it is usually after multiple things have gone wrong. From his time defending consumers from the unfair and deceptive actions of businesses, Mark has developed an understanding of what it takes to vindicate your rights.

In only a few years, Mark has established himself as a strong consumer advocate, winning multiple appeals and arbitrations on behalf of consumers. Mark has also represented multiple consumers at jury trials in Kansas and Missouri, including a recent trial victory in the District of Kansas in which the jury awarded every penny sought along with punitive damages.

Mark is an active member of the consumer protection committee, attending events and assisting in lobbying efforts to protect the laws which enable consumers to vindicate their rights after a business has wronged them. Mark is also a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA).

While studying law, Mark was awarded the CALI Award—given to the highest-scoring student in a specific course—in Antitrust Law. He was also a member of the University of Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy. In college, Mark was a member of the six-time national champion Debate Team at the University of Kansas, in which he frequently traveled across the country to compete at debate tournaments.

Mark is licensed in the following jurisdictions:

  • Missouri, 2016
  • Kansas, 2017
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2016
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas, 2017