Angela M. Bell, Senior Clerk of Circuit Court, has been recognized as a Top Female Executive for dedication, achievement and leadership in legal administration.
Ms. Bell has 15 years of professional experience, with 12 years as a Senior Clerk of Circuit Court. Throughout her career, she has set herself apart as an expert in many areas, including file arrangement and administration. On a daily basis, she is responsible for organizing court documents and handling administrative duties, including filing and searching for missing court documents.
Looking back, Ms. Bell attributes her success to her hard work and determination. She became involved in her profession because of her friend and mentor, Dorothy A. Brown, who influenced her to pursue a career in this industry. Ms. Brown believes that the only way to succeed is to be the best, which is what Ms. Bell strives to do. The highlights of her career include being chosen as Employee of the Year in 2006 and being promoted to the position of senior clerk.
Ms. Bell received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from DePaul University in 1999. She maintains affiliation with the National Association for Female Executives, NABA, Inc., The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW, and the Local Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, Ms. Bell believes in giving back to her community through volunteering, so she serves meals to the homeless at the Fourth Presbyterian Church, is involved with the Lupus Support Group, and raises money and walks for charities such as the Greater Food Depository, the American Diabetes Association, and Susan G Komen. In recognition of her hard work and dedication, Ms. Bell was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Biographical Institute, and seven Awards of Excellence from The Clerk of the Circuit Court Office, which are awarded quarterly. She hopes to continue to work in courtrooms and organize cases for judges in the years to come.
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