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Chicago, IL


Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Tort


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Illinois State University, B.S. in Political Science, with a minor in Criminal Justice, 2001


  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Practice Description

Pamela R. Gamble focuses her practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters, including toxic torts, personal injury, product liability, and commercial litigation. She has represented clients in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri.

Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms. Gamble was an associate at several Illinois law firms, where she was responsible for the settlement and negotiation of cases, trial settings for the St. Louis County Asbestos Docket, and management of the Cook County Asbestos Docket. Before entering private practice, she was lead Assistant State’s Attorney of the misdemeanor division, felony drug court special prosecution unit, and mental health court at the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office. 

Bar/Professional Associations

  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
    • Chair, Young Lawyers Association (2016-2017)
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Association (2008-2010)
  • National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues
    • Board of Directors (2018-present)

Awards, Honors & Distinctions

  • Illinois Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyer (2018)

Law School Honors/Involvement

  • Moot Court, Trial Division Team (2003-2004)
  • Illinois State University Mock Trial Team
    • Award for Best Attorney (2001)
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
    • President (2003-2004)

Published Legal Writing

Illinois Department of Aging Protocol for Law Enforcement: Responding to Victims of Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (Illinois Department of Aging, 2011)

Legal Lectures & Presentations

  • “Use of Evidence in Domestic Relation Cases,” Land of Lincoln and St. Clair Bar Association (Collinsville IL, 2013)
  • “Elder Abuse: What is It and What is Madison County Doing?” Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Outreach Dialogue with Senior Citizens (Edwardsville IL, 2010)
  • “Domestic Violence and Filing of an Emergency and Plenary Order of Protection,” Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Department of Sociology (Edwardsville IL, 2009)
  • “Elder Abuse and Child Abuse: Intervention and Prevention,” 12th Annual Seminar of 3rd Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Council (Edwardsville IL, 2009)
  • “Elder Abuse,” 3rd Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Council’s 10th Annual Seminar (Edwardsville IL, 2009)

For a complete list of Legal Lectures & Presentations, see attached.