Walter W Bates
100 Brookwood Place
PO Box 598512
205 868 email@example.com
Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense (Band 2)
Practice Areas: He has been lead defense counsel in a wide variety of civil trials and appeals spanning 30 years of practice. He has tried in excess of 120 complex civil cases to a jury verdict, including cases in defense of product manufacturers, physicians, hospitals and corporations.
Professional Memberships: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates (President of Alabama State Chapter 2007-2008); Member, International Association of Defense Counsel; Member, Birmingham, Alabama, and American Bar Associations. Billy was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America; selected for inclusion in Alabama Super Lawyers; and named a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation.
Career: Admitted to the Bar in 1981, Alabama; Partner at Starnes Davis Florie LLP for 24 years; Managing Partner of Starnes Davis Florie LLP since 2006.
Publications: He is a regular speaker on trial advocacy and litigation tactics.
Personal: Born October 22, 1956. The University of Alabama, BS Finance (1978); Cumberland School of Law, JD (1981).