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Charles Stephen Trimmier III

Charles Stephen Trimmier III

also known as Chip Trimmier

Practice areas:

Banking, Debt & Lending Agreements, Bankruptcy & Debt, Real Estate, Landlord & Tenant

About Me

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Debt & Lending Agreements: 25%
    20 years
  3. Banking: 25%
    20 years
  4. Real Estate: 15%
  5. Landlord & Tenant: 10%



Hourly ($300-500/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • David C Bibb

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Bibb Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • David Bennett Jones

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David Jones Banking Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


FLMember in Good Standing199505/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Laws of Banking, Most Outstanding StudentUniversity of Alabama1994
Bench & Bar Legal Honor SocietyUniversity of Alabama1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberTrimmier, Kudulis & Reisinger2012 - Present
MemberTrimmier Law Firm1995 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Phi Delta PhiN/A1994 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
NCUA v. First National Bank & Trust Co. et al., 519 U.S. 1148 (1997)On February 25, 1998, the United States Supreme Court ruled that NCUA exceeded its authority; On July 28, 1998, Congress passed a legislative correction.
In re Harris, 226 B.R. 924 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 1998)Established new legal principle that a bankruptcy case may be dismissed if a debtor fails to timely reaffirm secured debt, exercise redemption, or surrender collateral in a Chapter 7 proceeding.
Bell-Tel FCU v. Kalter (292 F.3d 1350; 11th Cir. 2002)Forced Florida Bankruptcy Courts to allow secured creditors to refuse to surrender motor vehicles repossessed prior to bankruptcy

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Publication NameTitleDate
Southern Academic ReviewThe debt crisis and development in Latin America: Are debt for nature swaps an answer?1992
Southern Academic ReviewToxic society: A study of waterway contamination with a focus on the Rhine & North Sea and the Mississippi & Gulf of Mexico.1991

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
FCUL Annual Meeting; Executive Lunch SpeakerBankruptcy Reform2005
FCUL Collections & Bankruptcy ConferenceCreditors' Rights in Bankruptcy2002