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Richard Bellah

Richard Bellah

Founding Attorney

Richard Bellah is the founder of Bellah Law. He offers a true general practice, providing legal services in areas such as family law, bankruptcy, civil litigation, personal injury, estate planning, criminal, real estate, and business law.  Mr. Bellah has been licensed to practice law since 1980 and is an active member of both the State Bar and the Arizona community.


  • General practice
  • Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Adoptions
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Name Changes
  • Family Law
  • Debt Settlement
  • Dog Bits


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arizona State University
  • Juris Doctorate from University of Arizona, James E. Rogers School of Law

Professional Highlights

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Arizona
  • Admitted to practice in United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court
  • Arizona State Legislature Intern (1979)
  • Arizona Supreme Court Law Clerk (1980)
  • Justice of the Peace Pro Tem (1984-1989)


  • City of Glendale Certificate of Appreciation
  • American Bar Association Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation
  • Arizona State Legislature Certificate of Appreciation
  • City of Glendale Recreation Department Certificate of Appreciation
  • Soroptimist International Certificate of Appreciation
  • Phoenix Christian High School Certificate of Appreciation
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Most Outstanding Justice in the United States
  • Glendale Senior Center Certificate of Appreciation
  • Arizona Republican Party Certificate of Appreciation
  • Phi Alpha Delta Outstanding Service Award
  • Phoenix Board of Realtors Certificate of Appreciation
  • American Bar Association Silver Key Award
  • Faith House Certificate of Appreciation
  • Glendale Rotary Pride Award
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity (Arizona State Chapter) Hall of Honor
  • NESRA Certificate of Outstanding Contribution
  • Phoenix Christian Unified Schools Exceptional Recognition Award
  • Who’s who in America
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who in the World
  • Who’s Who in Emerging Leaders in America
  • Who’s Who in Arizona

Community Involvement

  • Member of Calvary Community Church
  • City Council of Glendale (1984-1992, Vice Mayor 1991-1992)
  • Phoenix Christian Unified Schools Board of Directors (1993-2008)
  • Emmaus Evangelical Association Chairman (2008 – present)
  • Member of Glendale Historical Society
  • Member of Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization
  • Member of Wings of Glory / Inc.
  • Member of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Member of Bush Pilots Association