Michael P. Bell, Esq.Co Founder
Experienced. Diligent. Dedicated. As the co-founder of Closeline, these traits have guided Mike through the success and growth of Closeline. Prior to his founding of Closeline, Mike graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1987. He is also a admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in Washington State. He is a former prosecutor with the Assistant States Attorney office for Montgomery County, Maryland and a member of the Montgomery County and Maryland State Bar Associations. Mike practiced law with the real estate law firm Selzer and Roberge in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
His role at Closeline crosses over many client solution platforms. Mike is an avid web designer and is primarily responsible for the design and implementation of Closeline’s proprietary web-based software platform. Mike’s designs are structured to foster Closeline’s National Closing and Escrow Platform.
Mike previously served on an advisory board to Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T) which advises the bank in creating system operational efficiencies for national escrow clients as well as other multistate businesses.
An avid pilot with an ATP rating, Mike takes to the skies as much as possible in his free time. He flies for a volunteer veteran’s organization, the Veteran’s Airlift Command. The VAC flies combat wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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