Greg Bell was born in Kinsley, Kansas in January, 1964. He grew up on a farm near Belpre in west central Kansas and attended school in Lewis, Kansas, graduating with a class of 17 in 1982. While in high school he played eight-man football and also participated in basketball and track, the only 3 sports offered at the small 1A school.
In 1987 Greg graduated from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas with a degree in Agri-business. From there he attended law School at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas where he received his juris doctorate, with honors, in 1990. While in law school he was the business editor for the Washburn Law Review. Greg is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts located in the State of Kansas.
After working as an associate for firms in Wichita and Topeka, Greg settled in Hutchinson in July, 1996 and began with Forker Suter, LLC. As of January 2, 2017, Greg and his partner, Michael Robinson, are co-owners of Bell and Robinson, LLC. His practice is varied and wide ranging as is necessary in the community of this size. Greg’s practice focuses primarily on business matters, real estate and estate planning. Greg also assists families with guardianships and adoptions. Greg regularly appears in courts in the central part of the state, including the counties of Rice, McPherson, Harvey, Pratt and Reno.
Greg and wife Marsha, who is a certified court reporter and works in the Reno County District Court, have a blended family of 5 children. Their boys each achieved the Eagle Scout rank in Hutchinson’s Troop 301. Greg was active as a leader in the troop and has also coached many youth sports teams. He is a member of the Reno County and Kansas Bar Associations.
Michael Robinson was raised in Beloit, Kansas and graduated from Beloit High School. Having grown up in a small town, Mike has an appreciation for small towns and rural issues.
In 1989 Mike graduated from Washburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice. In 1992 he graduated from the Washburn School of Law with a Juris Doctorate of Law. Mike was a partner with Forker, Suter, Robinson, & Bell LLC in Hutchinson. As of January 2, 2017, Mike is co-owner with his partner, Greg Bell, of Bell and Robinson, LLC. He is the Stafford County Attorney and has been the Hutchinson City Prosecutor since 2001.
Mike has a general practice that includes domestic, criminal, litigation, and civil law. He is a member of the Kansas Bar Association as well as the Reno and Harvey County Bar Associations. Additionally, he is an instructor at the Hutchinson Community College in the Criminal Justice and Legal Assistant departments, as well as sitting on the Legal Assistant advisory board with the college.
Mike is active in his community. He is a member of the Hutchinson Sexual assault/Domestic violence board, as well as the Central Kansas Gun club where he has served as president. Additionally, he sits on the Hutchinson Zoo Board. Mike is a member of St. Teresa’s Catholic parish in Hutchinson and serves on the church finance community. He is also involved with the local Knights of Columbus council, having served as a charter member of the 4th degree assembly, and as the Charter Faithful Navigator.