When DWI in Texas causes serious bodily injury or death, a person may be charged with Intoxication Assault (Texas Penal Code §49.07) or Intoxication Manslaughter (Texas Penal Code § 49.08). These types of cases are prosecuted as DWI, but with the added element that serious bodily injury or death resulted because of the intoxication. From a defense perspective, the fact that a person may have been driving while intoxicated does not necessarily mean that they caused the harm to the other individual. This causation element plays a major role in determining whether a person was guilty of DWI only, or Intoxication Assault or Manslaughter as well. Due to these complexities of these cases, both the prosecutor and defense attorney must be fully prepared and well versed in the law before involving themselves in litigation.
Attorney Tyler Flood is a highly influential, larger-than-life fixture in the Houston community. As a local DWI attorney in Houston, he has had great success and has won many difficult cases. He’s helped clients reduce their DWI penalties and, in many cases, successfully had their charges dismissed altogether. Beginning with his love for the Houston Astros, Tyler is a true Texan for many reasons. He graduated Texas State University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology, received his J.D. from the South Texas College of Law, and has consistently used his education to serve his neighbors and fellow community members, as well as people outside the Houston area. As an experienced DWI defense attorney in Houston, Tyler regularly contributes to local news stories and helps shape public understanding of current events in our area. His insight has proven valuable in assessing many DUI cases and their implications. When it comes to his clients, he has been called “a master of his craft,” a “great attorney,” and “the best DWI lawyer to defend you,” and he’s been recognized as one of Houston’s most successful DWI attorneys. He has had many cases dismissed and helped countless members of the community protect their good name and successfully challenge unfair or untrue charges. Tyler Flood is certified with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has also been designated as an ACS-CHAL Lawyer-Scientist, meaning that he possesses an in-depth understanding of scientific techniques related to DWI cases as a means of helping ensure victory and justice for his clients. He is recognized by the Divisions of Chemistry and Law at the ACS. In addition to all this, Tyler has received (and continues to receive) a 10.0 from Avvo. This lawyer rating system rates the top DWI attorneys based on skillful litigation, client satisfaction, and positive results. Tyler was also the first lawyer in Texas to become Board Certified in DUI law by the DUI Defense Lawyers Association.
Presenter is extremely knowledgeable. Program well put together.
Excellent presentation and material
Good course materials. Knowledgeable speaker.
amazingly detailed!!! thanks
Best I have seen so far. Very informative and interesting.
The videos were a nice touch.
Excellent speaker. I did not realize that criminal defense cases could be so complicated. Mr. Flood does an excellent job of simplifying complicated issues so that non-cirminal attorneys can understand.
Very good course. Well done.
Super interesting course. Excellent presenter.
I do not practice criminal law, but found speaker (Tyler Flood) outstanding and his presentation better than most.
The presenter was a true subject matter expert and the material and illustrations were perfect.
great use of video and sharing of first hand knowledge
Great CLE - loved the use of the videos!!!
This was the most interesting lawline CLE that I have taken to date
Great visual aids! The videos shared were very informative.
Well done and very informative and engaging