Avni B. Shah

Avni B. Shah

Chicago, Illinois

Avni Shah is a partner at Bell Law LLC and focuses her practice on residential and commercial real estate, corporate and estate planning for individuals and small businesses.  With over twelve years of experience, she has extensive knowledge in real estate purchases and sales in the Chicagoland area, entity formation for the purposes of limiting liability, and estate planning to effectively re-title and distribute assets.

She has successfully represented a wide variety of buyers and sellers, from first-time home buyers to seasoned investors and developers.  She is experienced in all aspects of the real estate transaction, from execution and review of the contract, contract negotiations, document preparation and review, and closing-related matters.

She has worked with clients to purchase existing or new businesses involving the purchase or lease of real property.  She has also assisted clients in their corporate and estate planning needs, such as will and trust formation or entity formation.  With her unique background in real estate, she is able to appropriately advise clients as to how to title assets and provide alternative options for distributing real estate property for the purposes of estate planning or limiting personal liability.
Avni Shah’s experience enables her to provide her clients with expedited and result-oriented legal representation. She and her team are highly responsive and understand the importance of effective communication with clients and all parties involved to ensure a smooth transaction. 

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Law Journal: The Ohio State Journal of Dispute Resolution, Associate Editor
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • B.A. - May, 2002
    • Major: Economics and Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Indian American Bar Association of Chicago