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Brandon D. Bellew

311 Park Place blvd Suite 300 Clearwater, Florida 33756
Firm: Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP
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Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP

Years In Practice


Phone Number (727) 461-1818
 Brandon D. Bellew, a partner at Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP, provides outstanding representation in the areas of trust, estate and guardianship litigation and has done so during his entire career. He represents clients throughout Florida in all types and phases of contested issues relating to trusts, estates and guardianships.He frequently writes articles and lectures on trust, estate and guardianship litigation topics. He is very active in the Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section where he serves on its Executive Council, is active on the Trust Law, Probate Law and Procedure and Probate & Trust litigation committees and currently serves as a Vice Chair of the Guardianship, Power of Attorney and Advanced Directives Committee. Brandon is also currently serving as the President of the Clearwater Bar Association, 2018-2019.Brandon has been recognized for his professional accomplishments by being named Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation Clearwater – Trusts and Estates – “Lawyer of the Year", listed in The Best Lawyers® in America for Litigation- Trusts and Estates (2018, 2019), recognized as a Rising Star in the practice area of Estate and Trust Litigation by Super Lawyers (2010, 2015-2018) and by earning an Avvo “Superb” 10.0 rating.Brandon’s cases are often highly emotional and sensitive because they involve family disputes relating to the recent death or incapacity of a loved one. He approaches his cases with a problem solver mindset. While he is an experienced trial attorney and aggressively pursues his clients’ desired outcomes, he believes that most cases should be resolved outside of the courtroom because often, that is the most efficient and cost-effective way to give his clients the best results possible.When Brandon is not practicing law, he spends his time with his family and coaching youth basketball and flag football. 
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Admitted in 2006
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Brandon D. Bellew
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
Litigation - Trusts and Estates, St. Petersburg (2019)
  • The Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” 2019 for Clearwater – Trusts and Estates
  • The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation- Trusts and Estates (2018-2019)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015-2018) Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Avvo “Superb” 10.0 rating