Amy C. Bates

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Clarksville, TN

Mathis, Bates and Klinghard PLLC
 | 412 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040
Phone: 931-444-3153
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (30%),
  • Family Law (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Military/Veterans Law (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Amy C. Bates is a founding partner at Mathis, Bates & Klinghard PLLC in Clarksville, Tennessee. Ms. Bates works with divorce, adoption and child custody. She also works with complex family law issues, including military divorce, paternity and fathers’ rights, grandparent and stepparent rights, orders of protection and restraining orders, parental relocation and more. She represents clients in Clarksville, throughout Montgomery County and the Fort Campbell areas of Tennessee and Kentucky.

Ms. Bates is a graduate of Sewanee: The University of the South, where she graduated with honors. While attending undergraduate school she was awarded the honor of the Order of Gownsmen at Sewanee. She was also a star athlete on the college’s women’s softball team. She went on to earn her law degree from Mississippi College School of Law, where she served as community outreach director for the Women’s Student Bar Association and participated in various other volunteer and pro bono organizations and projects.

Ms. Bates is admitted to practice in the state courts of Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Prior to co-founding Mathis, Bates & Klinghard PLLC she worked for five years as an attorney at a large Clarksville law firm.

Professional organizations that Ms. Bates belongs to include the Montgomery County Bar Association and the Kentucky Bar Association. She also served as a board member for the Montgomery County Bar Association from 2014 to 2015.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (30%)

Family Law (30%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Military/Veterans Law (10%): Military & Veterans Law, Veteran's Benefits, Military Divorce

Criminal Defense (10%)

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Military/Veterans Law: Military & Veterans Law, Veteran's Benefits, Military Divorce

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Amy Bates

Admitted: 2009, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://www.mbklegal.com/About/Amy-C-Bates.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Awarded the Distinction of Order of Gownsmen, 2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kentucky, 2015
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2011
  • Tennessee, 2009
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, 2014 to 2015
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Vice-President/President Elect, 2015 to Present  
  • Montgomery County Bar Association Board, Member, 2011 to present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Susan G. Komen run for the cure 5K
  • Community outreach director, Mississippi College Women’s Student Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Sewanee, The University of the South, B.A., 2004
Office Location for Amy C. Bates

412 Franklin Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Phone: 931-444-3153

 

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Last Updated: 6/16/2017

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