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John H. Bates Attorney At Law - Columbus, OH

175 South Third St.Ste. 200 Columbus, OH 43215- 5194

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Updated: 06/08/2021

Columbus Criminal and Traffic Law Firm

Overview

I am John H. Bates, an experienced criminal defense, traffic, automobile accident, CDL, DUI, personal injury, divorce, CPO, child custody, juvenile court, and bankruptcy law attorney representing the legal needs of individuals, families and businesses since 1993.

I represent clients at all levels of the Ohio state and federal court systems. With more than 20 years of trial and litigation experience, I am able to handle your specific legal situation...

About John H. Bates Attorney At Law

Languages

  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Criminal and Traffic
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • White Collar Crimes
  • DUI/CDL/Traffic Violations

Litigation

  • 90%

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Environment of Business, Columbus State Community College, Legal Assisting Department, 1998 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Central Michigan University, 1999 - Present
  • Substitute Adjunct Professor, Business and Criminal Law, Urbana College (fka Bliss College)

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Office Information

Address

175 South Third St.Ste. 200 Columbus, OH 43215- 5194

Office Hours

Weekdays 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, and by appointment

Fax

  • 614-484-7071

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