Chris Flood

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX

Flood & Flood
 | 914 Preston Suite 800, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-223-8877
Fax: 713-223-8879
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Appellate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Chris Flood is a highly sought after attorney with Flood & Flood and represents clients in Houston, Texas, and all of Harris County. Throughout his career, he has tried over 80 cases to verdict and has more than three decades of experience, starting as a prosecutor and now as a defense attorney. With insight into how both sides of the courtroom work, Mr. Flood focuses his practice on cases of federal criminal defense, health care fraud defense for pharmacy owners and physicians, defense of FDA adulterated food cases, sensitive corporate organizations and internet gambling organizations defense.

At the University of Texas at Austin in 1983, Mr. Flood earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, then attended St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, where he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1986. He is now a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, the Texas Bar Foundation, the American Bar Association and the Houston Bar Association.

In 2017, Mr. Flood was appointed by the lieutenant governor to a four-year term as the Commissioner of the Texas Ethics Commission. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the Supreme Court of Texas and the State Bar of Texas.

Mr. Flood has represented executives from Stanford Financial, Enron, Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon, Reliant Energy, Coral Energy and El Paso Energy. Early in his career, he worked for the Department of Justice and the Harris County Assistant District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%)

Appellate (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018

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About Chris Flood

Admitted: 1986, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.floodandflood.com/chris-flood/

Honors/Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2008-2010.
  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2010 – 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Supreme Court of Texas; Supreme Court of the United States, 1993; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas as well as District of Colorado, and Central District of Illinois; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Districts.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • Commissioner, Texas Ethics Commission

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association

  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

  • American Bar Association

  • Houston Bar Association

  • Admitted: 1986, Texas; Supreme Court of Texas; Supreme Court of the United States, 1993; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas as well as District of Colorado, and Central District of Illinois; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Districts.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Texas Bar Foundation

Educational Background:

  • B.B.A., University of Texas

    , 1983
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Office Location for Chris Flood

914 Preston Suite 800
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 713-223-8877

Fax: 713-223-8879

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Last Updated: 12/26/2018

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