ABOUT Tomas F. Gamba

Trial Lawyer

About

Mr. Gamba was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1976 and has been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar since 1986.  A graduate of Notre Dame Law School, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where he graduated with honors.  Mr. Gamba was among the first Hispanic trial lawyers in South Florida. A skilled trial attorney, he is a frequent speaker before the media and legal organizations.

Mr. Gamba has served on the Executive Council of the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar; he is a former chair of a Grievance Committee of The Florida Bar; former President of the Cuban American Bar Association; former President of The Miami-Dade Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates; and is former director of the Dade County Trial Lawyers Association and the Dade County Bar Association.  He also served on the 11th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission, entrusted with screening, interviewing and recommending applicants to the governor for both Circuit and County Court judicial appointments.  He served as 2011-2012 President of FLABOTA, the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization composed of an equal number of plaintiff and defense trial lawyers dedicated to preserving the independence of the judiciary and the right to trial by jury.

Leadership, Membership & Honors

  • Former president of the Florida Chapters of the American Boards of Trial Advocates
  • Member of The Florida Bar
  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Former president of the Miami-Dade chapter ABOTA
  • Member of the Florida Justice Association
  • Member of the Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member of the American Association for Justice
  • Member of the Miami Dade Justice Association
  • Former president of the Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member of the Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member of the Dade County Bar Association
  • Member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member of the Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Member of the Spellman-Hoeveler American Inns of Court

He additionally serves on numerous professional and civic boards, including Florida International University College of Law Dean’s Advisory Council.

Decades of trial experience allow us to be the most effective advocates for our clients.

He has been a Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated lawyer for more than thirty years and has been voted for many years as a Florida Super Lawyer, and recognized in Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite, and as a Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide.  He is also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of medical malpractice. In 2015 he was voted “Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer of the Year” by the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

He is, first and foremost, a trial lawyer dedicated to trying cases to juries.