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William J. Underwood
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Mr. Underwood is BV® Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas

  • Felonies
  • Juvenile
  • Homicide
  • Traffic violations
  • Parole and probation
  • Personal injury
  • Medical malpractice
  • Wrongful death

Admitted

  • Alabama, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1989

Education

  • Delaware Law School, J.D., 1977
  • University of Alabama, B.A., 1974

Military

  • Captain, U.S. Army, 1971-1973
  • Private 1st Class, U.S. Marine Corp, 1970

Associations and memberships

  • Colbert County Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

Biographical details

  • Legal Aid, U.S. Senator Howell Heflin, 1978-1979
  • Chairman, Colbert County Democratic Committee