Bill Gamble has practiced law since 1950, and currently advises clients and other Wilson Worley attorneys on general litigation; health care law; medical malpractice; and commercial real esate transactions (including acquisition, financing, leasing, and sale).
Gamble was elected as Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers in 1980 after serving as attorney for either plaintiff or defendant in hundreds of lawsuits, and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America (for health care) continously since 1993. He has lectured on litigation and health care subjects at statewide and area seminars, and for over ten years served as Member adn Chairman of the Tennessee Supreme Court Advisory Commission on Civil and Appellate Rules. For over 40 years Gamble has been AV-rated in Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded by this most widely used directory of lawyers. Selected in 2005 by Fellows of the Tennessee Bar Foundation for inclusion in “Legal History Project” by videotaped interview of personal history and observations of the practice of law in Tennessee (interview tapes now housed at the Foundation office and available for loan to the public).
Gamble has been active in various community affairs, has been honored as a “Kingsport Treasure,” and by the Rotary Club as a Paul Harris Fellow. He was formerly principal clarinetist with the Kingsport Symphony Orchestra, is currently a member of “Voices of the Mountains” and the First Presbyterian Church Choir, and for many years has performed professionally on saxophone and clarinet. He received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Tennessee Fine Arts Commission for originating and presenting a series of over 200 free jazz concerts, in 2003 was recognized by the Tri-Cities Arts Council as “Instrumentalist of the Year,” and in 2006 was honored by Milligan College as a “Statesman of Jazz.”
Professional Activities & Honors
- Tennessee Alliance of Hospital Attorneys
- American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
- American Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
- Tennessee Bar Foundation (Fellow)
- Kingsport Bar Association (past President)
- Tennessee Bar Association (past member of Board of Governors; past President of Junior Bar Section)
- American Bar Association (General Practice, Health Law, and Law Practice Management Sections)