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Beverly Bates

Beverly Bates

The firm has been located in Buckhead community of Atlanta since 1992
  • Employment Law, Appeals & Appellate, Gov & Administrative Law
  • Georgia
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Special Master, State of Georgia, 1987-1995 by annual appointment of Governor. Recipient, Younger Federal Lawyer Award, Atlanta Chapter, Federal Bar Association, 1972. President, Walter F. George School of Law Alumni Association, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1976-1977. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1966-1974. Legal counsel of record in over 100 state, federal, and military cases reported by legal publishers. Admitted to practice in U. S. Supreme Court, 1965; U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1966; United District Court of the Northern District of Georgia, 1966; U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1981; U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982. Bates & Baum law office, 1974-present. Officer, Roxboro Valley Civic Association and NPU – B (Buckhead) neighborhood representative. President, Downtown Council, and member of Board of Directors, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, 1982

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30 minute telephone conference for federal employees including applicants and retirees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Office consultation - 275 per hour - After office consult, can arrange fees on "pay as you go" basis instead of sizable retainer. Specialize in federal employment EEO complaints, mediations, grievances, investigations, EEOC hearings, MSPB and Federal Circuit Court appeals. Prefer clients within tolerable driving distance of Atlanta.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Bates & Baum
- Current
Represent federal employees before federal agencies, EEOC, Merit Systems Protection Board, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and Office of Special Counsel
Vice Chair - Public service not interfering with private practice
Fulton County Personnel Board (County Comission Appointment)
Personnel Board hears and issues a decision supported by findings of fact and law on disciplinary appeals brought by County employees, which is subject to judicial appeal by County or employee
Assistant U. S. Attorney, N. D. of GA
U. S. Department of Justice
Defended federal employees and Agencies, including executive departments, when sued in U.S. District Court, Northern District of GA
Defense Appellate Counsel
Army Judge Advocate General's Corps
Argued courts-martial appeals before U.S. Court of Military Appeals, Washington, DC in representation of convicted soldiers
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
LL.B. (1961) | Law
Activities: President, Mercer University Student Government Association
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Mercer University
B.A. (1956) | History, Economics
Honors: Blue Key President, Interfraternity Council President, Student Government Assocoation
Activities: Alpha Tau Omega Mercer University Debate Team
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Younger Lawyer of the Year
Federal Bar Association Atlanta Chapter
Professional Associations
Atlanta Bar Association
Life Member
- Current
Activities: Chair, Membership Committee, 1973-74
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Federal Bar Association
President, Atlanta Chapter, 1971-72
- Current
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American Bar Association  # 16386339
- Current
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Georgia State Bar  # 041800
- Current
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"AV" - highest peer rating of attorneys
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Contact & Map
3151 Maple Drive, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30305
Telephone: (404) 262-6272
Fax: (404) 365-5041