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Chimere Chisolm-Trimble

Divorce and separation Attorney at Douglasville, GA

4.6   8 reviews

also known as Chimere Shimone Chisolm

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  • Licensed for 15 years
    State GA
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Chimere

Learn Chimere’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    40%

    8 years

  2. Family
    30%

    8 years

  3. DUI and DWI
    10%

  4. Estate planning
    10%
    Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Convership and others.

  5. Speeding and traffic ticket
    10%
    Minor traffic violations, Super Speeders.

PROTECTING YOUR RIGHTS. DEFENDING YOUR HONOR.

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.

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Chisolm Trimble & Associates
2145 SLATER MILL RD
Main Office
Douglasville, GA, 30135
CHISOLM TRIMBLE & ASSOCIATES, LLC
3133 Golf Ridge Blvd Ste. 203
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Douglasville, GA, 30135
CHISOLM TRIMBLE & ASSOCIATES
510 West Broad Street Suite B
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Albany, GA, 31701
Chisolm Trimble and Associates
1100 Peachtree Street NE Ste944
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Atlanta, GA, 30309
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Marietta, GA, 30064
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Reviews

4.6 / 5.0
  8 customer reviews
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Posted by Sophia | November 11, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
First Impression
Her staff was very welcoming and professional. During consultation, Attorney Trimble was very knowledgeable, straightforward, and professional. When we presented her with our situation, she did not provide any false hope, but more of a realistic analysis of addressing our questions and concerns. I was more than ready to retain her as our legal representation.
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Posted by Carl | July 26, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Traffic Violation Resolution
During consultation Ms. Chisolm-Trimble's was patient and listen carefully and did what she said she was going to provide. I received a dismissal from the county for the violation
Posted by anonymous | June 1, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Staff
Chisolm Trimble & Associates has a very courteous staff. The initial set-up of my case was simple and the consultation I received was well worth it.
Posted by Shantishia Smith | April 27, 2018
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| Consulted Attorney
Consultation
I had a consultation with Attorney Trimble. Really nice and knowledgeable attorney who provided me with some valuable information about my case, not only for me to hire her, but if I wanted to pursue the case on my own, which is something you probably wouldn't get from another attorney. I highly recommend her and/or her firm to anyone seeking honest legal advice.
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Posted by anonymous | May 23, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
BEST DIVORCE ATTORNEY IN GEORGIA
Attorney Trimble and her staff are by far the best family law firm in Georgia.  Attorney Trimble's attention to detail and level of sensitivity, professionalism and an all-inclusive concern during this difficult yet emotional time made the process less stressful. I personally witnessed her as an aggressive litigator as well as a great listener and advocate which causes her to stand out amongst her peers. Chisolm Trimble & Assoc. far exceeded my expectations and I highly recommend this firm for anyone experiencing a serious legal matter involving you or your family! Ayeshia
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Posted by anonymous | April 12, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
EXCELLENT!!!
Attorney Trimble was EXCELLENT! She was very knowledgeable of the law and sensitive to my situation. Not only did I receive custody of the kids, the marital home, child support, 1/2 of my husband's retirement I also received spousal support!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would recommend her to anyone looking for a very sharp Attorney in Atlanta or South Georgia.
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Posted by Keiva | October 26, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Represented me very well in a stressful divorce case
After consulting with Mrs. Chisolm-Trimble I was impressed enough to hire her. She is a very knowledgeable and professional attorney. She gives objective advice and loves her clients like family. I highly recommend attorney Chisolm-Trimble to handle your divorce and legal needs!!!
Posted by Khadija | March 29, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Custody Case
First and foremost she indirectly told me fighting for my rights as a primary parent was petty. I paid $200 for a consultation where I fell attorney Chisolm-Trimble did not provide me with patience nor understanding. It seemed to me that she felt my matter was what it was and she’s not a fighter type of lawyer and would like easy cases. I told her my sons fathers initial attorney withdrew representation from him in 2021. Because she was not listening she told me that when “my lawyer withdrew I should’ve gotten another one and she doesn’t understand why I would represent myself”. Had she been listening she would’ve known I never secured a lawyer because the case was just for legitimation in 2021 not custody. Therefore I would not suggest paying $200 for a consultation from her because she’s indirectly rude. Ms. Williams (Office Admin) however was very kind and represents the firm well and is why I agreed to pay the $200 for the consultation. I thought the attorneys demeanor would be the same; however it was not. The consultation ended with me waiting to speak with Ms. Williams regarding retaining the attorney and I was on hold too long. My original consultation was scheduled for 4:30p, Ms. Williams called me at 2:40p to ask if I would mind pushing the consultation up to 4p I obliged just to have to wait until 4:20p anyway. So it’s a strong no for me.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Municipal Court Judge
  • Peach County Municipal Court System
  • 2018 - Present
  • Owner
  • Chisolm Trimble & Associates
  • 2015 - Present
  • Assistant City Attorney
  • City Of Albany, Ga
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Staff Attorney
  • Dougherty County Judicial Circuit
  • 2007 - 2011
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Education

  • North Carolina Central School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • Georgia State University
  • MA - Masters
  • 2004
  • Fort Valley State University
  • Bachelors of Arts
  • 2002

Sample of Legal Cases

  • KENT V. COX A15A2084
  • The Trial Court agreed with Attorney Trimble's argument and dismissed the case. However, Kent appealed. The Court of Appeal agreed with Attorney Trimble that the Trial Court did not error in dismissing Kent's lawsuit.

Associations

  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
  • Committee Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • Vice President
  • 2014 - Present
  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • Associate Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Dougherty County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2024
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • Nations Advocate
  • 2017
  • 10 Best Attorneys
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2017
  • Legal Excellence Award
  • Al Magazine
  • 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Black Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • Southwest Georgia 40 Under 40
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (6)
Endorse Chimere
Family Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Chimere and I are members of the GABWA Family Law Section. She provides excellent leadership and expertise to her peers as leader of this prestigious section of GABWA. I highly endorse Chimere."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Attorney Chisolm-Trimble. Please place her on your short list of litigators qualified to handle your legal matter. She's a hard working, savvy, and strategic force in and out of the courtroom. Chimere's research game is second to none. I often bounce ideas off of Attorney Trimble so that my clients continue to secure the outcomes they've come to love, know and trust. As such, I endorse Chimere without hesitation."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Chisholm is phenomenal. She is the go to attorney for all employment related matters. She is very experienced and I refer all of my GA employment cases to her firm."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this attorney! She is very knowledgeable in the area of employment/labor law and brings a wealth of experience from Government to private practice."
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Douglasville Divorce and separation Lawyer Chimere Chisolm-Trimble
Chimere Chisolm-Trimble
Divorce and separation Attorney
Douglasville, GA
Licensed for 15 years
Virtual consultation available