Francie Trimble

Associate
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Overview

Francie Trimble is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Houston office. Ms. Trimble focuses her practice on commercial litigation and dispute resolution affecting a wide range of industries in federal and state courts.

Ms. Trimble represents clients in a variety of sectors, including maritime, construction, insurance, energy (including oil, gas and electric components), healthcare, real estate, trusts and estates, and financial services. These include cases involving commercial negotiations, fraud, breach of contract, the Shipping Act of 1984, demurrage and detention, misappropriation and other equitable remedies. Ms. Trimble's experience includes all aspects of litigation, such as conducting high-level discovery, dispositive brief writing, alternative dispute resolution and other components that inevitably arise in high-stakes commercial disputes.

During law school, Ms. Trimble was a coach for the Appellate Moot Court team. She was also a member of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal, and an executive board member for the Tulane Women in Law Society. Ms. Trimble was also the Louisiana State Bar Association Access to Justice Scholar in 2019.

Credentials

Education
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Kansas, B.A., Political Science, with honors
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Louisiana
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • All State Courts in Texas
  • All State Courts in Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Memberships
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA)
  • Teach for America, Alumni, 2018-Present
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA), 2022
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee, 2022

Publications

Speaking Engagements