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McKinney Criminal, Family, and DWI Lawyer

Experienced, Aggressive, Innovative Legal Representation in McKinney, Texas

Underwood & Associates is a tough, seasoned firm who has the knowledge, skill, and hands-on experience to successfully deal with the serious life-changing matters our clients bring to us on a regular basis. Serious maters demand serious representation. When your life and liberty are on the line in Texas, you need an aggressive and innovative advocate on your side.

Underwood & Associates are passionate advocates for clients dealing with all kinds of criminal allegations at both the adult and juvenile levels, for all misdemeanor and felony charges, including DWI and drug-related charges, as well as difficult family law issues such as divorce, separation, and child custody matters. As such, Underwood & Associates represents clients throughout McKinney, Collin County, Texas and surrounding areas in:

Why Underwood & Associates?

Underwood & Associates puts our clients first throughout every step of the case, whether it’s a family law or criminal law situation. You can trust that we will openly and transparently communicate with you to constantly keep you updated about your case, and we will be available whenever you need us throughout the entire process.

While Underwood & Associates genuinely cares about our clients and treats them with compassion and respect, we are as relentless as a bulldog in court. We have made cops cry on the stand, rendered expert witnesses into quivering piles of Jello, and we always go the extra mile in our clients’ defense. Underwood & Associates never quits; we constantly strive to innovate and grow to find the edge for our clients. At Underwood & Associates, we make it all about our clients, not about ourselves. The law is challenging to navigate, and some people need extra care and attention to get through it, especially when they are facing tough charges or a difficult divorce. Underwood & Associates understands this and seek to do everything we can to serve our clients’ needs in the way that is best for them.

What sets us apart

  • We Constantly Keep Our Clients Updated
  • Top-Notch Legal Services Custom-Tailored to Fit Your Individual Needs
  • Direct Access to Attorney
  • Thousands of Cases Handled



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  • “Folks, this is THE BEST criminal defense attorney you could possibly hire. He is professional, experienced, and he treats you like a friend. Stop your search and give WILL UNDERWOOD a call. You will be glad you did!”

    - Google Review
  • “Will's determination, drive to do the right thing, and motivation to win made for a successful combination as our lawyer in court.”

    - Nicole S.
  • “He is quick-witted, fast on his feet, and extremely knowledgeable. I couldn’t have gotten a better person to represent us.”

    - Stacy H.
  • “He treats you like a friend rather than just another number. Mr. Underwood and Sandy go above and beyond and making sure that your best interests are being taken care.”

    - Asim K.
  • “He's smart, he cares, is very quick on his feet when under pressure, is a good negotiator, and goes the distance in his research.”

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Underwood & Associates provides clients with exceptional legal counsel and trial representation in the Texas counties of Collin, Denton, Dallas, and Grayson. Put knowledge and experience on your side. For aggressive and client-focused legal representation, reach out to Underwood & Associates to discuss the facts of your case with an experienced attorney and strategize the next steps in your legal proceedings.

Contact the McKinney firm at (972) 449-7091 or online here to schedule your initial consultation today.

RELENTLESS & INNOVATIVE Meet Attorney William Underwood

Attorney Will Underwood knows how to take command of a courtroom. More than two decades of trial by fire have sharpened his courtroom skills to a rapier point. Quick on his feet, efficient in word and deed, organized, tactful, charming, Will Underwood is one of those rare breed of Attorneys who actually enjoys being in the close combat of trial. If you are facing a criminal charge, a DWI, a Juvenile or a Family Law matter in McKinney and Collin County, you want to meet Attorney Will Underwood and his firm, or visit his attorney bio for more information.

  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyers McKinney 2021
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Avvo Client’s Choice Award 2019
  • Martindale-Hubble Peer Reviewed
  • Martindale-Hubble Client-Champion Silver /2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 – Criminal Defense 2020
  • Client-Champion Gold / 2020