Shannon Bates Elected Vice President of Lynn Inn

Harper & Bates LLP is pleased to announce partner Shannon Bates has been elected to serve as Vice President of the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inns of Court.

Bates joined the Lynn Inn as a Master of the Bench in 2017 and was quickly promoted into leadership, serving as Treasurer and as Secretary before her election to Vice President for the 2020-2021 term. As Vice President, Bates will be a member of the executive committee, working closely with the other officers of the organization and supporting the President’s duties to ensure the organization’s success.

The Lynn Inn of Court was formed nine years ago and is part of the Linn Inn Alliance, which is comprised of 26 intellectual property law American Inns of Court around the country and in Japan. American Inns of Court are designed to improve the ethics and skills of both the bench and the bar and are comprised of judges, lawyers, law professors, and law students.