Keith E. Bell ’91, was sworn in as a U.S. Administrative Law Judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA) on August 15, 2011. Currently, he is serving in SSA’s Office of Disability, Adjudication & Review in Columbia, Missouri.
Just prior to his appointment, Judge Bell served as Trial Counsel for the Mine Safety and Health Administration in Washington, D.C. at the Department of Labor where he litigated cases before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for 16 years. Judge Bell began his legal career as a criminal prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.