Benjamin T. Shell

Personal Injury Attorney

About Benjamin T. Shell

Benjamin T. Shell is a litigation attorney that joined our Pensacola office and works with our Personal Injury Law Group. As a Pensacola native, Benjamin received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of West Florida and his Juris Doctorate from the Florida Coastal School of Law. His practices areas include Personal Injury, First Party Property (Hurricane) Claims, Civil Litigation, and Bad Faith Litigation.

Prior to joining Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon, Benjamin spent the early part of his career serving as defense counsel for Fortune 500 insurance companies and corporate clients. This experience has given him a unique perspective into how insurance companies view and evaluate certain claims, thus allowing him to expertly navigate the litigation process in the manner most advantageous to his clients. Benjamin is also a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar. Benjamin was selected as an InWeekly Rising Star in 2018 and has won runner-up in InWeekly’s Best of the Coast “Best Lawyer” category in 2018, 2019, and 2020.


  • Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon
    • Shareholder: 2021
    • Associate Attorney: 2017
  • Young, Bill, Boles, Palmer, & Duke, P.A.
    • Associate Attorney: 2015–2017
  • Holbrook Law
    • Law Clerk: 2014–2015


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2012–2014
    • Cum Laude
    • Dean merit scholarship award recipient
    • Florida Coastal School of Law Honor Program
  • University of West Florida
    • Bachelors of Arts in Pre-law, 2012
  • Pensacola State College
    • Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, 2009


  • Florida Bar
  • Alabama Bar
  • Tennessee Bar 


  • All Alabama State Courts
  • All Florida State Courts
  • All Tennessee State Courts
  • Federal Court, Northern District of Florida
  • Federal Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Federal Court, Northern District of Florida


  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
    • Member
  • Junior Member of the America Inns of Court
    • Pensacola Chapter Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Governing Board Member
    • 2018, 2019, and 2020
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Legal Counsel
    • 2018, 2019, and 2020


  • InWeekly Rising Star 2018
  • InWeekly’s Best of the Coast “Best Lawyer” runner-up 2018, 2019, and 2020

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