Faculty Profile: Mary Bates

Mary BatesWest Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
Current TBA Courses
Previous Courses Taught (8)
  • Disability Law Forum 2018
  • Disability: Ethics for SS Attorneys
  • Disability: Practice Points
  • Disability: New SS Developments Including SSR 11-2P
  • Disability: Problems and Opportunities After a Favorable Decision
  • Hot Topics in Disability Law
  • Meeting the New Social Security Challenges
  • Court Square Series - Jackson

Fellow American Bar Association Foundation and Tennessee Bar Association Foundation. Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women - President 2015-16;Tennessee Bar Association - Disability Law Section Executive Council; Chair 2017-18; member Howell Edmunds Jackson American Inns of Court - Master (member); Board Certified Social Security Specialist by the National Board Of Trial Advocacy 2006- present.
Awards: Sterling Award winner for being one of the 20 Most Influential Women in West TN 2012. Sue Shelton White Sterling Award 2017. B. Riney Green Award co-winner 2011 for Co-operative Advocacy-Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services; Women of Empowerment Award from Women's Resource and Rape Assistance (June 9, 2012);Tennessee Economic Commission on Women "E" Award December 3, 2004;BPWTN Mentor Award June, 2009