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Daryl L. Derryberry

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Our firm is dedicated to making sure we hold  individuals  and  corporations  accountable when  they violate basic safety rules  which  endanger  all people in the community.  The satisfaction we achieve in knowing that we have helped someone who has been injured, hurt or wronged because basic safety rules were violated is why we are trial lawyers.




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Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 30%
    23 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    23 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 30%
    23 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 5%
    23 years
  5. Defective and Dangerous Products: 5%
    23 years



Hourly ($350-450/hour), contingent (33-45%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC

100 East Ferguson St.
Suite 1212
Tyler, TX, 75702


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199110/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
MemberThe National Trial Lawyers-Top 100 Trial Lawyers2015
Top 10 Attorney AwardNational Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2012
Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2007
Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberDerryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC2012 - Present
MemberDerryberry & Zips, PLLC2002 - 2012
OwnerLaw Office of Daryl L. Derryberry2000 - 2002
PartnerFlowers, Davis, Fraser & Derryberry1995 - 2000
AssociateCharles H. Clark, PC1993 - 1995
AssociateCowles & Thompson, A Professional Corporation1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Martindale HubbellAV Preeminent Rating2015 - Present
Texas Bar FoundationFellow2014 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumLifetime Member2012 - Present
Amercian Association of JusticeMember2005 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1991 - Present
Smith County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Personal Injury- Jones ActConfidential Settlement
Personal Injury-Car AccidentPolicy limits settlement
Wrongful Death- Product Liability- Tire De TreadConfidential Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
WordpressWhat to do if I am injured by a Defective Product?2012
Chapter 95: Its Application to Oil & Gas and Construction Cases23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course- State Bar of Texas2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
St Mary's University of San AntonioFinance, Cum LaudeB.B.A1988
Tyler Junior CollegeN/AA.A1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Course-State Bar of Texas23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Course-State Bar of Texas2007
County Constables AssociationCivil Rights Litigation1998
Northern and Eastern County Judges Association of TexasBail Bond Forfeitures1997