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Trenton J. Oubre
Danielle L. Borel

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/Finance 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 worker's compensation, casualty, tort and insurance defense areas for the past thirty-twoyears and has developed a very specific 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 former Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors 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), on the Board of Directors and Legislative Committee Chair of the Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE), member of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) serving on the Employer Relations Committee and 2023 Workers’ Compensation Reform Task Force Committee, 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 Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1991

Louisiana State University, Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Finance, (Graduate with Honors), 1987

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

Admissions

1991, All 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 (Past Chairman and Member of Board of Directors)

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

Fellow of the Louisiana State Bar Foundation

Member Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (LADC)

Former Judge for Louisiana High School Mock Trial Competitions

Current Board Member of Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers (LASIE)

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI) serving as a Presenter at the Workers’ Compensation Conference and numerous committees.

Community Involvement

Member City Club of Baton Rouge

Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity Alumni (Interfraternity Council Representative)

Catholic High School of Baton Rouge Men's Club

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

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

Former Youth Football and Baseball Coach

Honors and Awards

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (Since 2016)

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Selected Lawyer of the Year, in Workers' Compensation Law - Employers in Baton Rouge by The Best Lawyers in America® (2023)

Presentations

  • "Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Claims’ Evaluation of Legal, Human Resources, and Medical Costs and Decision Making", November 2022
  • "Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Law and Infectious Diseases as Potential Compensable Occupational Disease Claims", October 2022
  • "The Intoxication Defense to Louisiana Worker's Compensation Claims", January 2021
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