H. Scott Bates

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Orlando, FL

Morgan & Morgan
 | 20 North Orange Avenue, Suite 1600
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-420-1414
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff,
  • Appellate (0%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney H. Scott Bates is an accomplished attorney in the areas of medical malpractice and wrongful death law. He has tried to verdict in excess of 100 medical malpractice cases, and has participated as appellate counsel in over 15 reported cases. Mr. Bates was also one of the youngest attorneys in Florida, in 1989, to become a board certified civil trial lawyer and is also board certified as a civil trial lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocates. He is a recognized and frequent lecturer to physicians and attorneys in the area of medical malpractice litigation, peer-review privileges and medical records law.

Mr. Bates is also vice president and general counsel of Legends Sports Management Group, and a certified Players Agent by Major League Baseball. Legends currently represents over 40 professional baseball players, including eight current major leaguers. Mr. Bates is an attorney with the nationwide firm of Morgan & Morgan and practices out of the firm’s office in Orlando, Florida.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (100%)

Appellate (0%)


Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2014, 2017 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Scott Bates

Admitted: 1982, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/h-scott-bates/


  • 2012 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Inductee

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar, Board of Certification

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Justice Association
  • Florida, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1982
  • Member, Florida Bar Association
  • Charter Member, American Board of Trial Advocates - Central Florida Chapter
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1982

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, B.A., 1978

Industry Groups

  • Florida Justice Association
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Office Location for H. Scott Bates

20 North Orange Avenue
Suite 1600
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: 407-420-1414

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Last Updated: 8/27/2019

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