Earl Drott has handled personal injury claims in Tyler and the surrounding East Texas area for more than 34 years. A veteran of many successful trials he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been selected to the Texas Super Lawyers, The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the exclusive American Board of Trial Advocates. He is widely known as a zealous advocate and a lawyer who simply won't back down from an insurance company. His unbending approach to the practice of law has resulted in the recovery of many millions of dollars for his clients.
Earl Drott was born and raised in rural Oklahoma and graduated from Broken Arrow High School in 1976. He worked his way through Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he obtained a degree in Business Administration with honors.
Mr. Drott worked as an oil company accountant and as a bank auditor before deciding to return to law school. He worked his way through the University of Texas School of Law where he was selected to serve on the Texas Law Review and on the National Mock Trial Team. Upon graduation from law school he came to Tyler, Texas, to practice law and raise a family.
Mr. Drott's wife of 32 years, Amy, is also a University of Texas School of Law graduate who has left the practice of law to pursue her passion for history as a public school teacher. She is an 8th grade U.S. History teacher.
Mr. Drott supports and continues to be involved with the Boy Scouts of America in various positions and capacities, Make-A-Wish, and East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation. He is an avid outdoorsman and has been heavily involved in the activities of his daughter and two sons.
Oral Roberts University
Bachelor of Science - Business Administration cum laude - 1980
University of Texas School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1985
Texas Law Review
National Mock Trial Team
Commissioner - Smith County Emergency Services District #2 - 2017 to present
Director - Texas Trial Lawyers Association
East Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
Smith County Bar Association
Charter Fellow - Smith County Bar Foundation
State Bar of Texas
College of the State Bar of Texas - past member
National Board of Trial Advocacy - past member
Founding Director - East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation
Licensed to practice in all State and Federal Courts in Texas; the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court.
Conoco, Inc. - Cost Analyst
U.S. Treasury Department - Bank Examiner
Marital Status: Married, 1987
After more than thirty-four years and thousands of personal injury cases there is virtually nothing that we haven't seen and successfully handled. There is no substitute for experience. If you want the assistance of an experienced Board Certified Personal Injury Attorney in the Tyler / Longview / East Texas area contact us today.