Zachary M. Underwood

Associate Attorney

Raleigh Divorce Attorney Zachary M. UnderwoodIn his experience practicing family law, Raleigh divorce attorney Zachary M. Underwood has found that when someone is going through a separation or divorce, they’re dealing with more than just the end of a marriage. They’re also coping with the loss of their best friend.

“It is at that moment they need someone who will be there for them, who will listen to their story, and who will support them through this trying process,” Mr. Underwood said. “I enjoy being there for my clients and making them feel supported and cared for.”

When listing his greatest strengths as an attorney, Mr. Underwood puts his dedication to preparation at the very top.

“No matter what it is I am doing, I want to be prepared,” he said. “If we have an upcoming hearing, mediation, or even a simple telephone conference, I am going to be prepared and ready to handle whatever may come up.”

Mr. Underwood is honest and to the point. He’s also dedicated to doing whatever he can to help his clients transition to the next stage of their lives.

“You are always going to receive my best possible work,” he said, “and I am going to do it as efficiently and effectively as possible. This is always a tough process, but when it is done, my goal is for each of my clients to look back and think that my guidance made all the difference.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr Underwood is licensed to practice in North Carolina.

Education

Mr. Underwood received his bachelor’s degree from the  University of Illinois Springfield. He earned his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Underwood practiced criminal defense and business litigation before focusing solely on family law matters beginning in September 2015.

Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, 2014
  • Wake County Bar Association, 2014

Reviews

5/5

“Zach is a godsend. Zach is doing everything right. This past year has been so, so tough, and Zach has taken a lot of worry off of my shoulders throughout this process! I could not be happier with Zach as my attorney.”

5/5

“Zach is so wonderful. Really a smart, tough lawyer. I trust Zach’s advice and really feel that I have someone fighting for me. …”

5/5

“Zach seems very interested in helping me with my case.  I am very pleased with his continued support and feel that he is TOTALLY in my corner as an advocate and adviser. [I] am looking forward to our next appearance in court!”