Douglas W. Truxillo

Douglas W. Truxillo

Douglas W. Truxillo

Email: truxillod@onebane.com
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Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts: Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

Education:

  • University of Southwestern Louisiana,
    Lafayette, Louisiana, B.A., 1975
  • Louisiana State University Law School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, J.D., 1976
    Honors: Order of the Coif

Associations and Memberships:

  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of United States
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Lafayette Acadiana Chapter of FBA

Douglas W. Truxillo is a shareholder and has practiced Admiralty and Maritime Law with Onebane Law Firm since 1977. Doug graduated from University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1975. He went on to Louisiana State University Law School and earned his J.D in 1976 as a member of the Order of the Coif. Doug started off his legal career serving as a law clerk to the renowned maritime judge, Honorable Edwin F. Hunter, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Lake Charles.  After the one year clerkship, he joined the firm and since then has handled cases in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. He has been admitted on a pro hac vice basis in cases throughout the United States over the past 35 years. Doug has also been the Co-Chair of the annual Maritime Seminar at Cypremort Point for the Lafayette Parish Bar Association for nearly 20 years. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of oilfield and maritime contracts and litigation at seminars put on by law schools, universities, bar associations, and trade and business organizations. Doug has also served as the legal adviser to the Association of Diving Contractors International, Inc. since 1991.

During the past 35 years, Doug’s practice has focused on civil litigation in state and federal courts in maritime and oilfield jury and non-jury cases, including interpretation and coverage review of P&I, Hull, CGL and Employer’s Liability Insurance policy. He has been involved in and assisted clients with the negotiation of oilfield master service contracts, vessel charters, commercial shipbuilding, ship sales and mortgage transactions.

In his non-day job, Doug has been a folk rock finger-style and classical guitarist for most of his life.  On the rare occasions where you have been placed on hold when calling in, you are listening to music composed and played by Doug.


 

 
Douglas W. Truxillo

Douglas W. Truxillo

Email: truxillod@onebane.com
Download VCard

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts: Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

Education:

  • University of Southwestern Louisiana,
    Lafayette, Louisiana, B.A., 1975
  • Louisiana State University Law School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, J.D., 1976
    Honors: Order of the Coif

Associations and Memberships:

  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of United States
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Lafayette Acadiana Chapter of FBA

Douglas W. Truxillo is a shareholder and has practiced Admiralty and Maritime Law with Onebane Law Firm since 1977. Doug graduated from University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1975. He went on to Louisiana State University Law School and earned his J.D in 1976 as a member of the Order of the Coif. Doug started off his legal career serving as a law clerk to the renowned maritime judge, Honorable Edwin F. Hunter, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Lake Charles.  After the one year clerkship, he joined the firm and since then has handled cases in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. He has been admitted on a pro hac vice basis in cases throughout the United States over the past 35 years. Doug has also been the Co-Chair of the annual Maritime Seminar at Cypremort Point for the Lafayette Parish Bar Association for nearly 20 years. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of oilfield and maritime contracts and litigation at seminars put on by law schools, universities, bar associations, and trade and business organizations. Doug has also served as the legal adviser to the Association of Diving Contractors International, Inc. since 1991.

During the past 35 years, Doug’s practice has focused on civil litigation in state and federal courts in maritime and oilfield jury and non-jury cases, including interpretation and coverage review of P&I, Hull, CGL and Employer’s Liability Insurance policy. He has been involved in and assisted clients with the negotiation of oilfield master service contracts, vessel charters, commercial shipbuilding, ship sales and mortgage transactions.

In his non-day job, Doug has been a folk rock finger-style and classical guitarist for most of his life.  On the rare occasions where you have been placed on hold when calling in, you are listening to music composed and played by Doug.