Jack_Bello-300x300John R. “Jack” Bello, Jr.

Tampa Real Estate and Business Litigation Lawyer

Phone: (813) 877-9222, ext. 216

e-mail: jbello[@]gibblaw.com

Practice areas:

  • Real estate and title insurance law.
  • Civil trial and appellate practice
  • Insurance law
  • Commercial and Business litigation

John R. “Jack” Bello, Jr. majored in Marketing at Fairfield University, earning his B.S. in 1980. Mr. Bello was awarded his M.B.A. from Babson College in 1982, and after working in Boston, he attended Stetson University College of Law and received his J.D., cum laude, in 1986. He has been with the firm since 1986 and he became a shareholder in 1992.

Mr. Bello enjoys an excellent reputation as a litigator in cases involving insurance law, business, contracts and real estate issues. He has developed expertise in life, health, disability, and real estate title insurance claims while also advising his clients in business litigation and real estate matters.

Mr. Bello has earned an “AV” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest professional rating obtainable and is admitted to practice in all of the state and federal courts in Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He has litigated cases throughout Florida as well as in numerous other states.

Mr. Bello is on the firm’s board of directors and for a number of years he has also served as Treasurer for the Tampa Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association which protects the rights of recreational fisherman. He is also an active member of St. Stephen Church, in Valrico, and its Men’s Club, previously serving as its President. With his two sons grown up and on their own, in his spare time, Mr. Bello may be found at the arena rooting for the Tampa Bay Lightning, fishing in Tampa Bay,  or hiking a local trail or in one of our National Parks with his wife, Laurie.