ABOUT US

Aaron Carter Bates has over a decade of legal experience, successfully representing both individuals and institutions in all stages of litigation. Prior to forming The Bates Law Group, Aaron’s practice was focused on complex commercial litigation and federal mass tort litigation, as well as catastrophic personal injury cases and federal civil rights. Aaron Carter Bates has tried multiple cases to verdict in Florida State and Federal Courts.  Over his tenure as an attorney, Aaron Carter Bates has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and jury verdicts for victims of negligence and discrimination.

Aaron earned two bachelor’s degrees (Int’l Affairs and Political Science) from Florida State University in three years. Aaron subsequently entered law school at the same university, earning his Juris Doctor in two-and-a half years, making him one of the college’s youngest graduates. Aaron is admitted to practice in front of all Florida federal and state courts. He is also admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Licensure

The Florida Bar, admitted April 2005

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

See also: Florida Bar Profile

 

 Affiliations

The Florida Bar Leadership Academy Fellowship (2016-2017)

The Florida Bar Diversity and Inclusion Standing Committee

The Florida Bar Trial Lawyers Section

 

 Recently Published Opinions

  • Ault v. Walt Disney World Co., 692 F.3d 1212 (11th Cir. 2012);
  • Bhogaita v. Altamonte Heights Condo. Ass'n, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 16570 (11th Cir. Aug. 27, 2014);
  • Ault v. Walt Disney World Co., 692 F.3d 1212 (11th Cir. 2012);
  • McHale v. Water’s Edge Ass'n, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182258 (S.D. Fla. Dec. 1, 2014);
  • Martin v. Halifax Healthcare Sys., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50429 (M.D. Apr. 11, 2014);
  • Bhogaita v. Altamonte Heights Condo. Ass'n, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103545 (M.D. Fla. July 24, 2013);
  • Bhogaita v. Altamonte Heights Condo. Ass'n, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80287 (M.D. Fla. June 7, 2013);
  • Bhogaita v. Altamonte Heights Condo. Ass'n, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 296 (M.D. Fla. Jan. 3, 2013);
  • S.S. v. Princeton House Charter Sch., Inc., 909 F. Supp. 2d 1348, 1350 (M.D. Fla. November 15, 2012);
  • Herrin v. Lamachys Vill. at Indigo Lakes, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19307 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 16, 2012);
  • S.S. ex rel. V.S. v. Princeton House Charter Sch., Inc., 6:11-CV-1145-ORL-31, 2011 WL 4382203 (M.D. Fla. Sept. 20, 2011);
  • In re Yasmin v. Bayer Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 105532 (S.D. Ill. Oct. 1, 2010);
  • Nash v. Medina, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80026 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 9, 2010);
  • United States v. Harrington, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28216 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 24, 2010);
  • Moore v. Club at Orlando Condo. Ass'n, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109217 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 19, 2009);
  • Moore v. Club at Orlando Condo. Ass'n, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106858 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 2, 2009);
  • Lee v. Habashy, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99780 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 26, 2009); and
  • Brown v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. (In re Avandia Mktg., Sales Practices & Prods. Liab. Litig.), 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51558 (E.D. Pa. June 18, 2009).
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