Washington Bar Association

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Jim is a lawyer you can trust to work hard and give you honest advice.  He is a level headed attorney who brings with him a skill set comprised of competence and professionalism.  Our office has referred matters to Jim in the past because he delivers on what he promises.  I highly recommend Jim Underwood.

– Matthew Kehoe, Washington County Attorney & Law Firm Owner.

Jim is diligent and smart. 
Wholeheartedly endorse.

– Rob Harris, Washington County Attorney & Law Firm Owner.


Jim is an excellent attorney who goes the extra mile for his clients.  I have referred clients to Jim and will continue to do so.

– Matt McKean, Washington County Attorney, Law Firm Owner, and Past President of the Washington County Bar Association.


“I strongly recommend and heartily endorse Jim Underwood.  He is an outstanding attorney who does high quality work.  I have, and will continue, to refer clients to him as he is knowledgeable, skilled, and efficient.

– Hon. Dan Cross, Washington County Justice Court Judge & Attorney.


I highly recommend Jim Underwood as an extremely qualified and skilled attorney in our community.

– Hon. Rebecca Guptill, Washington County Circuit Court Judge & Attorney.


“He is a former student who has become a very good lawyer.

– Professor Gilbert Carrasco, Willamette Law School, & Attorney.


I endorse this lawyer for business real estate and other related matters.  He is an excellent attorney.

– Howard Feinman, Lane County Attorney & Law Firm Partner.


“Jim is a thorough, skilled and diligent attorney.  He consistently provides sound counsel to his clients, and I recommend him without hesitation.

– Michelle Freed, Multnomah County Attorney & Law Firm Owner.


I’ve known Jim since 2011, and have always found him to be a diligent, thoughtful, and straightforward attorney.

– Tim Eblen, Multnomah County Attorney & Law Firm Owner.


I am also working with Jim in Estate and Trust Administration and on some non real estate business matters.  Jim is Conscientious, thorough, competent, and a pleasure to work with.

– J. Michael Gleeson, Washington County Attorney, Law Firm Owner, &  Municipal Court Judge.


Jim takes serious interest in his clients’ legal issues.  He is skilled, hard-working, and highly professional attorney.  I am pleased to recommend him.

– Sarah Freeman, Portland Real Estate Broker, Law Firm Owner, & Attorney.


James is an excellent lawyer.  I frequently refer my clients to him for various services.

– Patricia Clements, Multnomah County Attorney & Law Firm Owner.