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Nadine C. Bell

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Nadine C. Bell is a Partner at Costello, Cooney & Fearon. She joined the Firm in 2007.

Throughout her career, Nadine has accrued a wealth of experience in representing both municipal and private clients in a variety of representation roles – representing municipal concerns, focusing on land use and zoning issues, with an emphasis on regulatory interpretation and compliance, highway and public thoroughfare issues, legislation, labor concerns, as well as energy and environmental law matters.

In addition to her municipal representation, Nadine has a great deal of experience with Article 78 Special Proceedings, challenging and defending agency actions, as well as in civil litigation, criminal prosecution, assistance in land-use approvals, and permitting and development sitting processes.


University at Buffalo School of Law
State University of New York at Geneseo
Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society


New York
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Speaking Engagements & Publications

National Business Institute
Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law
National Business Institute
Closing Real Estate Transactions Using the New TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure
Costello, Cooney & Fearon Training Seminars
SEQR and Land Use In-Service
Onondaga County Planning Federation
New York State Attorney's Association
Onondaga County Bar Association
Paralegal's Section Presenter


Onondaga County Bar Association
Madison County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association


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State, local & municipal, Employment & labor, Land use/zoning