Mary Katherine Bates


Practice Areas


B.S., Paralegal Studies, University of Southern Mississippi, 1986


Kathy Bates is a paralegal and court clerk in the Litigation Practice Group. Her extensive experience includes the areas of commercial litigation, products liability, personal injury, environmental law, insurance coverage, labor and employment, and subrogation law.

Kathy has assisted with an array of trial and mediation preparation throughout her career, including drafting, research, witness preparation and scheduling. She is experienced in numerous legal databases and electronic filings in multiple courts and is knowledgeable in Rules of Civil Procedure and Appellate Procedure in various jurisdictions. Before joining Greensfelder, she held senior paralegal positions at regional law firms in Chicago and Mississippi.