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Memoriam: Jordan Elliot Lewis 1979-2021

Jordan Lewis

Houston Defense Attorney

In Memoriam: 1979-2021
Jordan Elliot Lewis was born on November 10, 1979 in Houston, Texas to Cynthia and Mitchell Lewis. He attended Richardson High School and Texas A&M Galveston, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Maritime Business. Jordan earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from University of Houston Law Center (UHLC), where he was a member of the mock trial team, the moot court team, the International Law Journal, and was president of the Evening Law Students Association. Jordan was passionate about trial advocacy, and he competed in numerous inter- and intramural competitions throughout his time in law school. At graduation, he was one of ten UHLC students inducted into the National Order of Barristers.

Following law school, Jordan went to work at the criminal defense firm of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, where he developed his expertise practicing DWI defense law. In 2013 he left the firm to begin his own practice. Jordan saw his work as a calling, and he was passionate about protecting defendants’ Constitutional rights. He was a voice for the voiceless and a strong advocate for the powerless. He also became a resource for countless other attorneys, leading him to accept a position as an adjunct professor for UHLC’s Trial Advocacy program.

In early 2019, Jordan partnered with Tyler Flood, another accomplished DWI defense attorney, to create Flood Lewis, one of Houston’s premiere DWI defense firms. In 2019, Jordan won 11 “Not Guilty” jury verdicts and lost just one trial – a nearly unheard-of winning streak.

Despite his commitment to the law, Jordan was most passionate about the people he loved. As a father, he showed up for every event – from family Passover to Christmas celebrations, and from the daily bus stop to the nightly dinner table – Jordan could be counted on to be present. He was an excellent cook who loved planning and preparing the family’s meals. In the evening, Jordan could be found reading books to his children or letting his daughter put barrettes in his beard while he discussed the finer points of video game strategy with his son. Jordan was the perfect partner to his wife, Beth. He was a loving husband whose tender heart, loyalty, and inquisitive mind made for a marriage that was rich in love, good humor, and adventure.

Jordan Lewis passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 10, 2021. He is survived by his beloved wife Beth and two children he adored, Ethan (14) and Annie (5). He also leaves behind Mitchell Lewis, Cynthia Williams Young, and Sam Young, the parents who loved him deeply. Four siblings – Anna Lewis, Samuel Young, Mary Wagley, and Michelle Boone – also grieve the loss of the brother they loved and admired. Finally, countless friends and colleagues in the Houston legal community grieve the loss of a brilliant and talented legal mind who was taken far too soon.

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Education

  • Richardson High School, 1998
  • Texas A&M University, 2002

Client Testimonials

  • 5 Stars
    "Tyler and his team are top notch—with years of experience under their belts they know what strategy will work to advocate for the best possible outcome. They are knowledgeable, professional, and courteous. Like a doctor, you never know you hire a bad attorney until it’s too late, and don’t take a gamble and retain someone else, especially when the clock starts running quickly, once you are arrested for a DWI. Run, don’t walk, to retain Flood and Associates!"
    - Alyssa S
  • 5 Stars
    "So. I can't say enough about Tyler Flood and Associates! BRAVO!! I had a 3rd DWI and my daughter Googled Tyler & Co. Who are DWI SPECIALISTS! I set up an appointment, and was impressed with their knowledge on the Laws and Science of DWI cases! Hank👍💥💥💥💥💥👌"
    - Hank Baerga
  • 5 Stars
    "Tyler Flood did an excellent job in taking care of my situation when no other attorney could do so. He kept communication open by way of text messages and phone calls, I was inform in every step along the way and he represented me well in court. His assistant Andrea was very quick in responding to my emails, I felt comforted by their genuine concerns of my case. Highly recommended"
    - Tamra Elwell
  • 5 Stars
    "Tyler Flood and associates are an astronomical team. Tyler was aggressive when needed to be and very professional during my trail. He left no stone unturned. I highly reccomend Mr. Flood if you ever find yourself in a situation such as myself. The not guilty verdict for a dwi was the best! "
    - Magaly
  • 5 Stars
    "Great experience under terrible circumstances...when your future is at risk, the attorney you chose could decide your fate..Flood & associates took my case personal...I felt I was represented by family...highly recommend Tyler to everyone!"
    - Brent
  • 5 Stars
    "I personally want everyone to know, this is the best law firm for dui issues! They are professional and responds all the time, communications between the office and myself was on par at all times and bottom line. MY CASE WAS DISMISSED!!!"
    - TW David C.
  • 5 Stars
    "Tyler did a great job for me. I never felt like he wanted me to settle. In fact he would encourage me to hang in there and go to trial. In the end my DWI was dismissed the day of trial. I would definitely recommend them."
    - Robin
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  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • The American Chemical Society
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Best DUI Lawyer
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • The American Chemical Society
  • National College for DUI Defense
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