Douglas Thompson Bates, III


Mr. Bates, III  is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas

  • General practice
  • Trials
  • Domestic relations law
  • Real property law
  • Negligence law
  • Family law
  • Personal injury
  • Real estate


  • Tennessee, 1974


  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A.


  • Part-Time Assistant District Attorney, 1974 – 1982
  • Hearing Officer, Tennessee Bar Disciplinary Council, 1986 – 1992


Call the Bates & Bates Law Office at (931) 729-4085 to schedule a consultation.

The Bates  & Bates Law Office, though located in Hickman County and in the 21st
Judicial District, serves clients in all Courts throughout Middle and
Western Tennessee, including Lewis, Perry, Wayne, Maury, Humphreys, Decatur,
Dickson and Williamson Counties.

Contact Us Today!

Bates and Bates Law Office

406 W Public Sq

CentervilleTN 37033

931 729-4085 931 729-4085

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