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James Underwood



James (Jim) Underwood has significant experience in many areas of law including: Business Matters, Arbitration, Contracts & Leases, Regulatory Compliance, Business Litigation, Real Estate, and Collections.

James is an Oregon Circuit Court Arbitrator for thirteen (13) Counties in Oregon, and a private Arbitrator. His County practice includes the Counties of: Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas, Yamhill, Polk, Hood River, Marion, Sherman, Wheeler, Wasco, Gilliam, Tillamook, and Columbia. James’ experience as a litigator, business and real estate attorney, Judge Pro Tem, and Arbitrator provides litigants with a fair, reasoned, and experienced neutral decision-maker with a broad range of knowledge.

An Oregonian since 1998, James was raised in Southern California and obtained his B.A. degree in Political Science with High Honors from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1997. James graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law with a J.D. in 2001 and clerked with both the Oregon Department of Justice and with the Honorable Kip W. Leonard in Lane County, Oregon Circuit Court. James has since worked in both small and large law firms in Oregon and has successfully run his own law firms since 2012.


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   Jim helped with my business entity change. He informed me of the process, requirements and fees. He also coordinated the updates with my CPA. Jim is very professional, I wouldn’t hesitate to use him again or recommend to others. – Joe G.

   James has a great mind, I trust him with legal decisions for my dental offices, property rentals and personally as well.  I Highly recommend him. – Joe Y.

   I highly recommend Underwood Law to anyone who is looking for legal help in Real Estate.  Jim is very knowledgeable and thorough. We have worked with other firms before but we now stick to Underwood Law. It is really easy to work with Jim and we would continue to work with his firm. – Pragya S.