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Lisabeth (Betsy) Wood Chambers, Esq. President of Chambers Medical GroupNative of Florida – Born in Tampa and lifelong resident

Lisabeth (Betsy) Wood Chambers, Esq.

President of Chambers Medical GroupNative of Florida – Born in Tampa and lifelong resident

Experience

Family-Married to Stephen F. Chambers, MD
Mother of three sons, two Labradors and a guinea pig

Professional Career

  • College - University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance
  • Law School - Florida State College of Law, Juris Doctorate
    Featured in the Florida State Law Alumni Magazine - 2013
  • Admitted - Florida 1985; U.S. Middle District of Florida 1997
  • Member - The Florida Bar
  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association

Legal Employment

  • 10 years - State Attorney’s Office
    Worked in all divisions – misdemeanor, juvenile, traffic, Intake, felony, sex crimes division
    4 years as Chief Assistant (1st woman to hold the position) - Supervised over 100 attorneys and 300 support staff – And a multimillion dollar budget – was largest law firm in Hillsborough County at the time)
  • 3 years - United States Attorney’s Office Worked in the civil division as a trial attorney in the following fields – medical malpractice, personal injury, discrimination, immigration, social security, bankruptcy, Freedom of Information Act, Touhey regulations, State Foreclosures, Federal Prisoner Complaints, Financial litigation referrals, admiralty, civil rights, Privacy Act
    Received Certificates of Awards for Special Acts
  • 16 years - Pro Bono only – Criminal and civil

Activities and Accomplishments

Current Activities

Sponsor of the Homosassa Springs Learning Center

Current Membership:

  • Junior League of Tampa (Past President)
  • Alpha Delta Pi Alumni
  • Florida Gator Booster
  • Mary Lee House
  • Plant High School PTSA
  • Plant High Athletic Foundation
  • Hyde Park Preservation, Inc.

Previous Activities:

  • Bay Area Legal Services – Board of Directors of the Development Council
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association - Co-Chair of Mediation Division
  • Bayshore Little League – Board of Directors – (10 years) – Received the Dino Mirabal Award for Volunteerism
  • John B. Gorrie Foundation – President (led the capital campaign raising 1.5 million in one year for the John B. Gorrie Coliseum – built the first ever full gymnasium/multi-purpose facility for a public elementary school)
  • Board member – Gorrie Elementary PTSA
  • PTSA for Gorrie Elementary and Wilson Middle School
  • The Home Association – Board of Directors
  • The Child Abuse Council – Board of Directors
  • The Children’s Board – Board member
  • The Children’s Home – Committee member
  • Project Return – Board of Directors
  • Step – Drug Program for Children – Board of Directors
  • Lamplighters
  • H.B. Plant Museum
  • Friend of the Arts
  • The Tampa Gator Club
  • The Chiselers – Fundraising volunteer
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