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Elijah Underwood

eli@underwood.legal
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Office: 916.318.8000 Ext: 101

428 J St 4th Floor
Sacramento, California 95814

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. 

His federal court experience includes the United States District Court for the Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California, as wells the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts. 

While in law school at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Eli was a board-member for the award winning Hasting Negotiation Team where he competed at the highest levels of national and international negotiation competitions. 

Eli completed his bachelor's degree as a 2005 graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara where he served in a leadership role in student government while also serving as the assistant to the Mayor of the City of Santa Barbara. 

During his legal career, Eli Has been interviewed and quoted by television stations and newspapers, such as KCESQ and the Palm Springs Desert Sun. Eli Volunteers his time as a for Sacramento's Active 20/30 Club No. 1, where he previously served as a board member. 

Education

J.D., UC Hastings, 2009

B.A., UC Santa Barbara, 2005

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice California, 2009
Client Reviews
★★★★★
“We were in need of a real estate attorney. Eli Underwood provided excellent legal advice and services. He explained everything well and followed through with all important issues that needed attention. We found him to be reliable, courteous, patient and extremely professional. We highly recommend Mr. Underwood without any reservations.” I.S.
★★★★★
"Mr. Underwood is a fantastic Lawyer with extraordinary ethics. He responds quickly, which is rare these days, and he is very knowledgeable in his craft. It was a pleasure working with him and we will definitely use his services in the future if needed. Thank you for your help Sir!" M.O.
★★★★★
"Eli helped us set up our partnership and was straight forward and honest about the process and what was needed (so rare these days!). He gave us the expectation strait out and held to them (unlike the last corporate firm). Unfortunately when your new it takes a few to find the good ones. This is your guy!" O.A.
★★★★★
"Eli has been a great help to me. He is thoughtful and tries hard to achieve the best outcome, and is especially interested in avoiding litigation, and helping his client find the best way forward, even if it avoids conflict and makes his job smaller and simpler. I feel very comfortable with what was worked out, and sleep well over it. I give the highest recommendation to Eli!" D.W.
★★★★★
"Marcus and his team are true professionals and their attention to detail is impeccable. He definitely knows the right questions to ask and how to find the facts he needs to win your case. Having someone on your team who’s working hard behind the scenes can give you peace of mind during challenging times and that my friend is invaluable. He has a pretty unique approach that makes him special in what he does and that uniqueness make a huge difference. I highly recommend them!" C.F.