Mr. Lewis was raised in Harlingen in deep South Texas. In law school, he began working for Filemon Vela and was his associate attorney prior to his election to Congress. After serving in Washington D.C. as Congressman Vela’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Lewis returned to South Texas where he was an associate at Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP. There, he practiced insurance defense law and assisted large industrial clients with regulatory issues at the state and federal levels. In his free time, Mr. Lewis enjoys exploring San Antonio with his wife Ingrid and hunting whitetail deer in Atascosa County.