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Patricia Chamblin |

Patricia Chamblin Shareholder

Beaumont, Houston, San Antonio
  • t: 409-951-7751
  • PatriciaChamblin@MehaffyWeber.com

Patricia “Pat” Chamblin has practiced law at MehaffyWeber since she graduated from law school. In addition to being an experienced litigator and healthcare lawyer, Ms. Chamblin has extensively worked in the field of alternative dispute resolution.

Ms. Chamblin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Abilene Christian College before attending the University of Texas Law School. She obtained her J.D. degree with honors and was a member of the Order of the Coif. Upon graduation, she joined MehaffyWeber where she focuses her work on healthcare law, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation.

In addition to her legal work, Ms. Chamblin is an active member of the legal community. She was on the Texas Supreme Court’s Professional Ethics Committee from 2013 to 2022, serving as chair from 2018 to 2021. She has also served on numerous committees for the State Bar of Texas including serving as member and chair of Texas Board of Legal Specialization Personal Injury Trial Law Advisory Committee, the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Committee, and the District III-A Grievance Committee.  She has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® since 1991 and the Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters since 2003.  She is rated as AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.®  She was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates in 1994 as an associate member.

Ms. Chamblin has received the following awards: State Bar of Texas, Presidential Citation (2011); Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Jefferson County Bar Association, Professionalism Award (2010); Judge John Hannah, Jr. Award for Public Service by the Eastern District of Texas Bench/Bar (2010); the Jefferson County Bar Association Michelle F. Mehaffy Pro Bono Award (2004); and Jefferson County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer (1990).

 

EDUCATION
  • University of Texas Law School, J.D. with honors
    • Member of the Order of the Coif, Texas Law Review, and Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Abilene Christian College, B.B.A.
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Alpha Chi, Phi Beta Sigma Business Fraternity
  • State of Texas, 1978
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • AAA’s Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators Training, American Arbitration Association (2016)
  • A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center Training
    • Mediation Certificate (2003)
    • Advanced Arbitration Skills (Commercial Litigation) Certificate (2012)
  • American Health Lawyers Association’s Health Care Arbitration Seminar (2008, 2015)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Houston Chapter
  • Texas Professional Ethics Committee
  • Texas Attorney-Mediators Coalition
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • American Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • Michelle F. Mehaffy Inn of Court
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Lawyers’ Insurance Exchange, Board of Directors
  • Best Lawyers®
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2023)
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (2022-2023)
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation – Health Care (1991-2023)
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants (2011-2023)
    • Named the Best Lawyers 2014 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Super Lawyers
    • Selected to Texas Super Lawyers list by Thomson Reuters (2003 – 2019, 2021-2022)
    • Selected to the “Top 100 List – Houston Region” List, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters (2007-2013, 2015, 2017, 2021)
    • Selected to the “Top 50 Women in Texas” List, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters (2007 – 2013, 2015, 2021)
    • Selected to the “Top 100 List – Texas” List, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters (2008, 2021)
    • Selected to the “Feature Story” List, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters (2021)
  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Texas Top Rated Lawyer
  • State Bar of Texas, Presidential Citation (2011)
  • Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Jefferson County Bar Association, Professionalism Award (2010)
  • Judge John Hannah, Jr. Award for Public Service by the Eastern District of Texas Bench/Bar (2010)
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
    • Michelle F. Mehaffy Pro Bono Award (2004)
    • Outstanding Young Lawyer (1990)
  • H Texas Magazine, Top Lawyer (2008-2009, 2013)
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