Attorney Will Underwood is a proud veteran of the
United States Naval Submarine Service, where he received numerous awards and commendations while serving as
a nuclear reactor operator. Following his military service, he completed
a BS degree in Economics, graduating Summa Cum Laude, at the
College of Charleston in 1990, preparing him to fight for your rights in the courtroom.
Additional collegiate honors include:
- The Fanchon Morrow Condon Award for outstanding performance in Business
- College of Charleston’s Outstanding Student Award, 1990, in Business
- Membership in the Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, and Omicron Delta
Kappa honor societies
Will completed his Juris Doctor degree at the
University of Houston Law Center in 1998. While at UHLC, he was selected as a member of the editorial staff for the
Houston Law Review, the highest award attainable for any American law school student. Will
also received the Corpus Juris Secundum Award (formerly the AmJur award),
for finishing first in his class in Criminal Law.
Will is actively admitted and licensed to practice law in all Courts of
the State of Texas and the
United States District Courts of the Northern and Eastern Districts. Additionally, Will is licensed to
practice in all Courts of the State of Alaska.
Will also practices extensively in family law and takes great pride in
providing his clients with the care, guidance, and attention they deserve
while dealing with these complex and emotionally challenging cases.
Professional Memberships include:
When not representing clients and winning cases, Will enjoys a variety
of outdoor activities, including soccer and footsketball (a unique sport
of his own creation), snow and water skiing, wake boarding, scuba diving
(frequently with sharks), camping, hiking, fishing, target shooting, and
hunting. On the tamer side, Will also enjoys a good game of chess or dominoes,
along with meditating, reading, and especially, writing.