James Clifford Bates

James Clifford Bates

Elder Law Attorney
Medina, OH




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About Me

Attorney James C. Bates graduated from the University of Akron School of Law and has focused on the estate planning and elder law field for over a decade. He recently appeared before the Ohio Supreme Court challenging the States collections practices with regard to estate recovery and wrote an article on the topic for the OSBA Law You Can Use series. Jim is the author of The Basics of Trust...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($180-$240/hour)

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Rachel Anne Kabb-Effron
Rachel Kabb-Effron

Beachwood, OH

Almost 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Jim is a good and conscientious lawyer. He and I worked together on a pro bono Ohio Supreme court case and working with him...
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1997 License Status: Active for the state of Ohio.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2011 – present

Bates & Perry Co., LPA


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1997 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Akron, C. Blake McDowell Law Center


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2011- present Member

Akron Bar Assocation

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2013 Medicaid and Trusts

Helping Hands

2013 The Pooled Trust

Helping Hands

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Medicaid Update 2011

at Medicaid Update 2011

2011 Elder Law: Representing Clients in a New Legal Landscape

at Elder Law: Representing Clients in a New Legal Landscape CLE

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