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Trenton J. Oubre
Trenton J. Oubre

Trenton J. Oubre

Partner - Baton Rouge

Trenton J. Oubre is a partner in the Baton Rouge office and has been in practice since 1991. Mr. Oubre is a former member of the firm's Management Committee. He received a Bachelor's Degree from Louisiana State University in 1987 in Business Administration and received a J.D. from Louisiana State University Law School in 1991. Mr. Oubre is admitted to practice in all Louisiana Courts, the United States Middle, Western and Eastern Districts as well as the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Oubre has practiced in the casualty, tort and insurance defense areas for the past twenty three years and has developed a very specialized experience with complex workers' compensation defense matters on behalf of employers, insurers and self-insured funds. He has handled literally hundreds of trials, hearings, appellate arguments and motions. He is a frequent lecturer on workers' compensation defense strategy and related matters including casualty liability defense matters.

He is the current Chairman of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL).

He was the 2009 President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and is the past Treasurer and Secretary. He is a former Member at Large of the Baton Rouge Bar Association Board of Directors and has served for five terms. He was previously the Co-Chairman of the Baton Rouge Bar Workers' Compensation Committee on behalf of defense counsel. He was the first elected President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. He is a Fellow of the Louisiana State Bar Foundation. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC), Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE), member of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), member of Louisianans for Workers' Compensation Reform (LWCR) serving on the technical and membership committees, was selected for the 2004 Louisiana Leadership Class of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), a former Board of Director of the Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and a former Board of Director of the Audubon Girl Scout Council for a multi-parish area.

Education

Paul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1991

Louisiana State University, Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Finance, 1987

Catholic High School, New Iberia, (Graduate with Honors), 1983

Admissions

1991, Louisiana State Courts, Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations

Baton Rouge Bar Association, President 2009, Board of Directors, Former Co-Chairman of the Baton Rouge Bar Workers’ Compensation Committee, First elected President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Board Liaison and Committee Member of numerous committees, including Technology, Personnel, High School Mock Trial, Athletics, Law Day and Law Office Expo

Council for a Better Louisiana (Board of Directors and current Chairman)

Louisiana State Bar Association, Fellow Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education Board of Directors (two terms)

Fellow Louisiana State Bar Foundation

Member Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

Former Judge for Louisiana High School Mock Trial Competitions

Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers (LASIE)

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Community Involvement

Member City Club of Baton Rouge

Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity Alumni (Interfraternity Council Representative)

Member YMCA

Le’Cercle de Bacchus (former member), prominent social organization in Baton Rouge, past Vice President

Forum 35 of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (former member) and committee member for “Light Up the Bridge” Project

Former Judge for Louisiana High School Social-Science Fair

Former Board Member, Audubon Girl Scout Council for Multi-Parish Area - Board of Directors (former member)

LSU Alumni Association

Honors and Awards

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016, 2017