Norman D. Bates
Norman D. Bates, Esq., President and founder of Liability Consultants, Inc., is a nationally recognized expert in security and the law. For over twenty years, he has been providing security management consulting services to private industry as well as court-certified expert witness services nationwide to both plaintiff and defense firms in civil cases regarding inadequate security, negligent hiring or training, and workplace violence. Mr. Bates regularly presents seminars on civil liberty issues and has authored numerous articles and books on the subject. Actively involved with the drafting of various legislation, Mr. Bates authored a bill on criminal stalking in Massachusetts that was passed into law. Formerly, Mr. Bates was an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston and Director of Security and Legal Counsel to the Saunders Hotel Corporations.