Shelby County, Texas
Earl Drott is board certified in personal injury trial law and for more than 37 years has handled personal injury and wrongful death claims in Tyler and the surrounding East Texas area. With a philosophy of helping all injured people the firm may find itself working on a car wreck claim involving soft tissue injuries one day and a wrongful death case the next day. As a Shelby County injury attorney Earl Drott has successfully tried a substantial number of personal injury cases to verdict. The vast majority of the firm’s injury cases are referred to the firm by past personal injury clients or area lawyers who choose to trust their personal injury clients to the firm.
While many of the firm’s clients have been involved in 18-wheeler, motorcycle, or auto accidents , with over 37 years of experience as a Shelby County injury lawyer Earl Drott has developed considerable expertise in a broad range of personal injury case types. Injury victims in need of a Shelby County accident lawyer should contact us today.
Shelby County sits at the easternmost edge of East Texas. The Sabine River and Toledo Bend Reservoir form its eastern boundary. It is bordered on the east by Desoto and Sabine Parishes in Louisiana. The southeastern part of the county takes in a portion of the Sabine National Forest and the county includes the North Toledo Bend Wildlife Management Area. Shelby County is bordered on the north by Panola County, on the northwest by Rusk County, on the west by Nacogdoches County, on the south by San Augustine County, and on the southeast by Sabine County. Center is the county seat. After the Civil War the County remained much the same for six decades. In 1940 90% of the farms in Shelby County had neither a tractor, electricity, nor a telephone. The development of modern roadways including U.S. 59, U.S. 84, and U.S. 96, brought Shelby County into the 20th Century. Seven school districts, Center ISD, Excelsior ISD, Joaquin ISD, St. Augustine ISD, Shelbyville ISD, Teneha ISD, and Timpson ISD educate the youth of the county. The population of Shelby County in 2000 was 25,224 with a per capita income of $15,186.
To travel from Shelby County to Tyler go northwest on State Highway 87 through Huber to Timpson. In Timpson turn left on U.S. 59 and right on U.S. 84 proceeding through Caladonia and Mount Enterprise to Reklaw. In Reklaw turn right on Highway 204 and right again on State Highway 110. Proceed north through New Summerfield and Blackjack to Troup. In Troup turn left on Highway 110 toward Tyler and go through Whitehouse and the intersection with Loop 323 in Tyler. Turn left at Golden Road. Earl Drott Law, is located in the Bank of America building on the right.