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SKIPPER M. DROST, ATTORNEY AT LAW, is a lifelong resident of Sulphur and Lake Charles, Louisiana. He graduated from Sulphur High School in 1970. While attending Sulphur High, he was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Sulphur High School Debate Team, the Sulphur High School Band and a two year lettermen in both football and basketball, receiving district and state recognition in basketball. Thereafter, he attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, graduating in 1974. He was a member and officer in the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. He attended Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana, receiving a Juris Doctor Degree in 1977. While attending Loyola Law School, he was a member and assistant editor of the law school newspaper, a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and selected to participate in the prestigious Loyola Law Clinic.

After graduating from Loyola Law School with honors, DROST worked for the law firm of CAMP, CARMOUCHE, PALMER, BARSH, AND HUNTER, in Lake Charles, Louisiana specializing in Real Estate and Banking. In 1982, DROST and JUDGE D. KENT SAVOIE founded the law firm of DROST AND SAVOIE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, in Sulphur, Louisiana. In 1987, he began the law firm of SKIPPER M. DROST, ATTORNEY AT LAW in Sulphur, Louisiana. DROST was the CITY ATTORNEY AND PROSECUTOR FOR THE CITY OF SULPHUR from 1988 to 2010. During that time, DROST also served as the Attorney for the SULPHUR LAND COMMISSION and the CIVIL SERVICE BOARD for the City of Sulphur, LA. DROST now maintains a private practice under the name of DROST LAW FIRM, LLC in Lake Charles, LA. His practice, specializing in real estate, also includes government, banking, successions, wills, estate planning and corporate law. He is a member of the LOUISIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, the SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION and the COUSHATTA TRIBAL BAR ASSOCIATION.

In addition to his private practice of law, DROST is the Owner of LAKE CHARLES TITLE COMPANY, LLC and a Licensed Title Insurance Producer. DROST is a Title Agent providing Title Insurance for all commercial and residential real estate closings through STEWART TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, WFG TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY and providing Title Insurance for tax sale property and adjudicated property through US NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY. SKIPPER M. DROST is an Ordained Minister, a published Singer/Songwriter having recorded and published several cd’s of cover material including “Lucky Star”, “Cash in and Cash Out”, “Man of the Cloth”, and “Merry Christmas”. He has recorded and published two cd’s of original music entitled “Down Along the Bayou” and “For the Money”. DROST is an accomplished theatrical performer having recently stared as “Scrooge” in the Lake Charles Production of “Scrooge, the Musical”; and in the “Jess dance” Production of “Viva Las Vegas” in Biloxi, Mississippi and in the Harbor Lights Christmas Festival in Gulfport, Mississippi.

SKIPPER M. DROST is married TO SANDRA LOUISE DEROUEN DROST and is the father of three children, CHARLES (CHAS) M. DROST, II, ELIZABETH (ANNIE) ANN DROST BERRIGAN and CATHERINE DAWN DROST and the step-father of JESSICA (JESSIE) PETERS.

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