Lisabeth (Betsy) Wood Chambers, Esq.

President of Chambers Medical Group

Native 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