Staff – Attorney

Michael E. Underwood, Esq. is an experienced attorney who has represented thousands of people in numerous State and Federal Courts throughout New York.


Mike Underwood is admitted to practice law in New York and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Lynchburg College (Virginia) and his Juris Doctorate degree from Michigan’s Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, the largest law school in the United States.


Attorney Underwood has over 18 years of experience helping clients all across New York State. His primary areas of practice are Divorce & Family Law. However, in the past he has helped numerous clients with personal injury, estate planning, traffic tickets, real estate matters, bankruptcies and landlord/tenant matters. Prior to opening the Underwood Law Firm, his previous employment was with well established law firms in Syracuse, New York. Attorney Underwood frequently provides legal lectures in the community and offers free consultations in an effort to provide everyone with access to legal help.


New York State Bar Association
U.S. District Court (Northern District of New York)
NYSLTA Academy of Trial Lawyers
Onondaga County Bar Association (Former)
American Bar Association (Former)
Notary Public
New York State Real Estate Broker


Top 100 Lawyer by The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) (2018)
Top 10 Family Law Attorneys by American Jurist Institute (2017)
“10 Best” Attorneys in New York by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (2016)
Top 100 Lawyers in Matrimonial and Family Law by The National Advocates – Top 100 Lawyers (2016)


Mike, a Syracuse native, resides in Syracuse with his wife and sons. He enjoys spending time with family & friends, being outdoors, reading and providing pro bono legal advice.

Underwood Law Firm, P.C.
The White House
7030 E. Genesee Street
Fayetteville, New York 13066

Tel:  (315)445-3005
Fax: (315)446-7521

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