Eli Underwood is the founder of Underwood Law Firm, P.C., where the firm's emphasis is real estate law, eminent domain law, business law, and litigation. Before founding the firm, Eli was a partner at a prominent regional Sacramento firm.
Eli is a winning trial lawyer, whose efforts have already changed state law in his decade-long legal career.
Eli's state court experience includes the California Superior Court in Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Yolo San Francisco, Alameda, Napa, San Mateo, San Joaquin, and Santa Clara counties, as well as the California Court of Appeal.
Galina Gonzales is a paralegal with the firm. Galina was born and raised in Moldova and moved to the United States in 2011. She speaks three languages.
Mrs. Gonzales graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from the International University of Moldova in 2011.
Mrs. Gonzales prepares and processes legal documents such as motions, complaints, summons, subpoenas, discovery, and schedules depositions.
Abel Edens is a law clerk with the firm, where he assist the firm's clients with partition actions, real estate matters, and civil litigation.
Abel is pursuing his Juris Doctor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to joining the firm, Abel externed for both the Honorable Judge Sean P. Dabel at the San Mateo Superior Court, and Associate Justice Jon B. Streeter at the California Court of Appeal in San Francisco.
Abel completed his bachelor's degree at the University of California, Berkeley where he undertook leadership positions in student organizations and the school's LEAD Center.
Antonio Infante is a law clerk with the firm, where he assists the firm’s clients with partition actions, real estate matters, and civil litigation.
Originally from Modesto, California, Antonio discovered his passion for the courtroom in high school when he participated in Grace Davis High School’s Mock Trial Team.
In 2021, Antonio obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Christine Luu is a post-bar law clerk with the firm, where she assists the firm’s clients with partition actions, real estate matters, and civil litigation.
Christine graduated with a Juris Doctorate from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2022. She was a member of the school’s Moot Court Honors Board where she competed at national moot court competitions and won awards. She was also a member of McGeorge’s Elder and Health Law Clinic where she assisted in pro bono representation to Sacramento’s underserved community members.
Sandy graduated with a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in 2022. She served on the board of the school’s Real Estate Law Society where she worked alongside classmates and attorneys to increase networking opportunities for law students. She also received a First Honors in Secured Transactions in Real Property.
Before joining the firm, Sandy worked as a law clerk at Law Advocate Group, LLP, a civil litigation firm based in Beverly Hills. She also volunteered at Bet Tzedek Legal Services, where she assisted in drafting legal FAQs to assist undocumented immigrants in opening small businesses.