Underwood, George T. Jr.

Executive Plaza9041 Executive Park DriveBuilding A, Suite 216Knoxville, TN 37923

Updated: 08/18/2017

Overview

Experienced, Aggressive, Professional, Effective, representation in the courtroom or in the board room, that is the service you get when you hire Knoxville Attorney George T. Underwood, Jr.

When Life Offers You Challenges, the Underwood Law Office Offers you Help

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Attorney George T. Underwood, Jr. has been practicing law over twenty years. After getting...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney at Law

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Defense Liability
  • Complex Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Contempt
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Contested Divorce
  • Sexual Harassment & Discrimination
  • Retaliation Discrimination (age, race, color, gender, disability)
  • Criminal Defense (felony & misdemeanor)
  • Contract Law
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Whistleblower
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Sports Law
  • Wills & Probate
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation

  • 90%

Representative Clients

  • M.T. Solutions, LLC
  • Rodolfo Reyes

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1995

Other Affiliations

  • Knoxville Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Tennessee Alliance for Black Lawyers (TABL), 2008 - Present (Delegate)
  • William Henry Hastie Bar Association, 2009 (President)
  • National Bar Association (NBA)

Honors

  • Adjunct Law School Professor of the Year Teaching Lawyers Skills II, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law, 2010
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Commission of Greater Knoxville 2005 Advocate Award Recipient, 1996
  • Knoxville Bar Association President's Award Recipient, 1996

Classes and Seminars

  • Lawyering Skills II, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law, 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • (NBA Associate Head Coach) Elston Turner Basketball Camp (elstonturnerbc.com), 1983 - 2010
  • Serves on Numerous Board of Directors for 501 C 3 Agencies, 1988 - Present
  • Mentoring, 2000 - Present

Past Positions

  • Spicer Rudstrom PLLC, Attorney, 2004 - 2010
  • Underwood Law Office, Attorney, 1999 - 2004
  • Knoxville Law Department, Assistant City Attorney, 1991 - 1999
  • Hamilton County District Attorney General, Assistant District Attorney, 1989 - 1991

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1986
    J.D.
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1981
    B.S.

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Psi

Ancillary Businesses

  • Professional Sports Agent
  • Adjunct Law Professor

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Diversity is not Black and White, it's Green, Knoxville Bar Association DICTA Magazine, October, 2009

Office Information

Address

Executive Plaza9041 Executive Park DriveBuilding A, Suite 216Knoxville, TN 37923

Fax

  • 865-247-5047

Email

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