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Christopher A. Bates

Louisville, Kentucky

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Phone: (502) 371-3511
Fax: (502) 371-9217
Email: bates@derbycitylaw.com

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Chris has a regional litigation practice primarily devoted to the commercial, debtor/creditor, real estate, and intellectual property arenas. Chris also litigates criminal and personal injury cases.  Chris practices in the courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, the Southern District of Indiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Christopher A. Bates headshot

Chris has a regional litigation practice primarily devoted to the commercial, debtor/creditor, real estate, and intellectual property arenas. Chris also litigates criminal and personal injury cases.  Chris practices in the courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the United States District Courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, the Southern District of Indiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Publications and Presentations

  • Understanding Basic Copyright Law in Kentucky, Lorman, June 14, 2001

Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association

Admissions and Courts

  • Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky, 1998 (J.D.)
  • University of Kentucky, 1995 (Bachelor of Health Sciences)

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and General Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Injury Litigation

Published/Notable Cases

  • Stratton v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, Cabinet for Families and Children, 182 S.W.3d 516 (Ky. 2006)
  • Devasier v. James, 278 S.W.3d 625 (Ky. 2009)
  • Fuzailov v. State Realty Corp., 2017 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 58 (Ky. App. Jan. 20, 2017)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Chi
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