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Mark Underwood

Mark Underwood

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  • California, Texas, West Virginia
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Mark Underwood is the owner of Underwood Law Office, Inc. He makes the world safer by representing victims needlessly injured by others.

His cases have ranged from the catastrophic, including: (1) the 2010 Upper Big Branch coal mine explosion that killed 29 coal miners where he represented 11 miners that suffered brain injuries; (2) the 2013 West TX Fertilizer Plant Explosion that killed 15 and injured 3300 where he represented 185 victims; (3) the 2014 Freedom Industries MCHM chemical spill that poisoned the water for 300,000 people in Charleston, WV where he represented six of 14 class representatives in the environmental class action; and (4) the 2018 ARKEMA Chemical Plant Explosion.

He has also represented clients that were set fire at gas stations by static electricity, two teenagers that were killed in a car wreck by a wrongly place fire hydrant, a quadraplegic from a shooting at a convenience store, and paraplegigic from a logging accident, a man crushed to death from a 2000 lbs. bale of cardboard and a $40.00 ERISA case that made international news.

He has been featured on talk shows, including Fox & Friends. A medical malpractice case of his was discussed on Oprah.

He is licensed to practice before the state and federal courts of West Virginia, Texas, California and Washington, D.C.

He was elected a member of the West Virginia State Legislature in 1996 at age 32.

He has been recognized by Super Lawyers, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World. He is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (1992), the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (2001) and the American Association of Justice’s Ultimate Advocacy College (2002, 2013).

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Social Security Disability
    Environmental Law
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Asbestos & Mesothelioma
    Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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West Virginia
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D.C. Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D. (1989) | Law
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Marshall University
B.B.A. (1986) | Finance
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Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Texas Trial Lawyer Association
Board Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas  # 24059341
- Current
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West Virginia State Bar
- Current
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State Bar of California
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Mark Underwood, The Accidental Environmental Lawyer., Environmental Law Section, Belo Mansion, Dallas TX
Dallas Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Underwood Law Office
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Contact & Map
Mark Underwood
2530 W White Avenue
Suite 200
McKinney, TX 75071
Telephone: (972) 535-6377
Underwood Law Office Texas
2530 W White Avenue
Suite 200
McKinney, TX 75071
Toll-Free: (972) 535-6377
Underwood Law Office West Virginia
923 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV 25701
Telephone: (304) 522-0508
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