District Attorney

Billy Byrd, District Attorney

Serving citizens of Upshur County since 2007

Upshur County Justice Center

Mailing Address:

405 North Titus
Gilmer, TX 75644

Office Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday




The District Attorney’s office represents the state in all criminal cases in district, county and justice courts. Responsibilities include screening of cases, representing the state in cases before grand juries, prosecuting cases in all criminal courts in the county, investigating special white collar and economic crimes, advising police and citizens on criminal matters, and performing special services in matters such as non-support, worthless check, welfare fraud, and consumer fraud cases. The District Attorney is elected by the qualified voters to a four-year term.