Patricia Chamblin began practicing at MehaffyWeber in 1978. She became a shareholder in 1982. For over 35 years of practice, Pat has focused on representation of health care providers and personal injury litigation. She more recently has also focused on mediation and appellate work. Her health care work involves defending hospitals, physicians and other health care providers in health care liability and premises claims. She also provides legal counsel to hospitals on a wide variety of matters including medical staff and patient care issues. Pat also has an interest in professional ethics issues.
Areas of Concentration
Health care, appellate law, mediation, civil litigation, commercial litigation
Licenses and Certificates
State Bar of Texas, 1978
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Certificates - A. A. White Dispute Resolution Center (2003)
Memberships and Honors
Pat was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates, Houston Chapter. She is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. She received the Texas Center Professionalism Award from the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and the Jefferson County Bar Association and the Judge John Hannah, Jr. Award for Public Service by the Eastern District of Texas Bench/Bar in 2010. She was named Outstanding Young Lawyer for Jefferson County in 1990 and she named Jefferson County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 2004.
Pat has been recognized in "Best Lawyers in America®" since 1991 and Texas Monthly magazine as a "Texas Super Lawyer®" since 2003. She has also been named a "Top 50 Woman Super Lawyers®" and a "Top 100 Super Lawyers-Houston Region®" from 2007 to 2010. She has also been selected by HTexas Magazine as one of "Houston's Top Lawyers", in 2008 and 2009. Pat was recognized as "Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year 2014."
Pat is a Past President of the Jefferson County Bar Association Foundation, the Jefferson County Bar Association and Michelle F. Mehaffy Inns of Court. She is Chair of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Committee of the State Bar of Texas. She is past Chair of the District III-A Grievance Committee. She is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. Pat is on the Board of Directors of the Texas Bar Foundation and Texas Lawyers Insurance Exchange. She has received an AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.