Andrew Bell

Andrew is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on FELA claims and complex civil tort suits. He represents clients in railroad, trucking, first-party insurance, premises, general casualty, and medical malpractice claims. He has tried cases to verdict in both state and federal courts. In fact, Andrew was recognized for a Trial Excellence Award from the Jury Verdict Reporter following a not guilty verdict in a medical malpractice case where the plaintiff asked the jury for over $3 million. He has handled cases with demands as high as $40 million. Andrew has been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer in the State of Illinois and has authored several national publications. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Peoria Bar Association. Prior to joining Knight Nicastro MacKay LLC, he worked at a national defense firm focusing on complex civil litigation defense.
Andrew has served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Peoria Claims Association. He has also volunteered on the Friends Board of Illinois CancerCare Foundation and the Tazewell County Children’s Advocacy Board. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Practice Areas

  • FELA Claims
  • Complex Civil Tort Suits


    Bar Admissions

    Past Positions


    • Trial Excellence Award
    • Emerging Lawyer in the State of Illinois

    Classes & Seminars

    Pro-Bono Activities

    • Friends Board of Illinois CancerCare Foundation
    • Tazewell County Children’s Advocacy Board

    Published Works

    Fraternities or Sororities

    Representative Clients

    Representative Cases

    Certified Legal Specialties

    Professional Associations

    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Peoria Bar Association
    • Greater Peoria Claims Association, Board of Directors

    Current Employment Positions

    • Attorney

    Ancillary Businesses