Ms. Chimere Chisolm-Trimble

Ms. Chimere Chisolm-Trimble: Attorney with Chisolm Trimble & Associates

Biography

Chimere Chisolm-Trimble is a native of Southwest Georgia and the founder and owner of Chisolm Trimble & Associates, LLC. She received her Bachelors of Art in Political Science with a minor in History from Fort Valley State University, Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in Policy Analysis and Non Profit Management from Georgia State University and Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law.

After graduating from law school, Attorney Chisolm-Trimble completed a coveted clerkship with the Dougherty Judicial Circuit becoming the circuit’s first Staff Attorney to single handedly serve three Superior Court Judges as well as a Senior Judge. Pre-dating her clerkship Attorney Chisolm-Trimble gained extensive legal experience as an Associate with the North Carolina Justice Center, Durham County Public Defender’s Office, and Ashhurst & Brown, PLLC (a boutique law firm in Durham, North Carolina).

Attorney Chisolm-Trimble later accepted an appointed position with the City of Albany as the Assistant City Attorney. During her tenure with the City of Albany, Attorney Chisolm-Trimble successfully litigated cases in the Municipal, State, Superior and Federal Court as well as represented City leaders during mediation and/or arbitration. Her attention to detail has also proven helpful as she has negotiated settlements in several million dollar cases while continuing to protect the rights of her clients.

Immediately, after serving as the Assistant City Attorney, Attorney Chisolm-Trimble launched Chisolm Trimble & Associates, LLC., a law firm that focuses on Personal Injury, Labor & Employment matters, and Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning. In addition to practicing law, Attorney Chisolm-Trimble is a motivational speaker and speaks at conferences and events all across the United States.

In fact, her outstanding contributions and litigation skills were recently recognized by The National Black Lawyers Association, which named Attorney Chisolm-Trimble one of the nation’s top black attorneys "40 Under 40". Due to her commitment to excellence and service within the community, Attorney Chisolm-Trimble also received an invitation into “Leadership Albany” an organization which identifies and further develops young leaders.

Attorney Chisolm-Trimble is well respected in both the Atlanta-Metro area as well as all of South Georgia as a passionate leader in the legal community. Her unwavering integrity coupled with her legal courage caused her to also be recognized as one of Southwest Georgia’s “40 Under 40” rising leaders in South Georgia.

Attorney Chisolm-Trimble currently serves on the Board of Directors for several non-profit organizations across the country. However, a significant amount of her time is spent serving as Regional Vice-President (Albany) for the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her family and empowering young women.

Past Positions

- Dougherty Judicial Circuit, Clerk

- North Carolina Justice Center, Associate

- Durham County Public Defender’s Office, Associate

- Ashhurst & Brown, PLLC, Associate

- City of Albany, Assistant City Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

- Regional Vice-President(Albany), Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

Honors

- Named as One of the Nation’s Top Black Attorneys "40 Under 40", The National Black Lawyers Association “Leadership Albany” Recognized as One of Southwest

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates
  • Family Law
  • Wrongful Termination or Demotion
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Discrimination Based on Gender, Race or Religion
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)
  • Age Discrimination
  • Retaliation and Whistle Blowing
  • Discrimination Based on Military Service (USERRA)
  • Overtime Pay Claims
  • Meal and Rest Break Claims

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
678-374-6358  Phone
678-741-5339  Phone
www.chisolmtrimblelaw.com
University Attended:
Georgia State University, M.P.A., Policy Analysis and Non Profit Management; Fort Valley State University, B.A., Political Science, minor in History
Law School Attended:
North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D., 2008
Year of First Admission:
2008
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia; Supreme Court of Georgia; Georgia Court of Appeals; U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; 2008, Georgia
Memberships:

American Bar Association; Georgia Bar Association; Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys; Georgia Association of Women Lawyers; National Association of Women Lawyers; Dougherty County Bar Association; Douglas County Bar Association; Gatecity Bar Association; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
ISLN:
921775940

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Douglasville, Georgia

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