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Robert Ray Underwood II

Transportation Attorney at Jacksonville, FL

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Florida - FL 20 years
    North Carolina - NC 21 years
    Tennessee - TN 22 years
    Illinois - IL Licensed
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2003
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State NC
    Acquired 2003
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State TN
    Acquired 2002
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State IL
    Acquired N/A
    Active Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to Practice No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Robert

Learn Robert’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Transportation
    Representation of railroad employees in FELA claims; representation of individuals injured in railroad grade crossing collisions;

    22 years, 75 cases

  2. Car accident

    22 years, 50 cases

  3. Trucking accident

    22 years, 20 cases

  4. Admiralty and maritime
    Representation of Jones Act Seamen, Death on the High Seas and claims against the United States under the Public Vessels Act.

    22 years, 10 cases

  5. Wrongful death
    Represented family members for the wrongful death of clients caused by medical negligence/malpractice; trucking collisions; automobile collisions; and, railroad grade crossing collisions.

    22 years, 15 cases


Underwood Law
4600 Touchton Road East
Suite 1150
Jacksonville, FL, 32246
Robert Ray Underwood II
6500 Creedmoor Road
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC, 27613
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Posted by Takesha | April 15, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Takesha McKenzie
Robert Underwood is a God sent! For anyone who looking for a man who will fight for you and stand by you Robert is the perfect man for the job Because of Robert my family lives has been changed my life has been changed for the better!!
Posted by anonymous | August 15, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Potential Jones Act Case
We hired Mr. Underwood for assistance with a possible Jones Act case, as I was injured on a naval research ship. It was a odd and mixed up situation and Mr. Underwood carefully reviewed all of the information and kept us well informed throughout the process. Mr. Underwood was honest and fair. I would highly recommend his services to any person requiring a personal injury attorney.
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AVVO RATING 7.3 (Very Good)


  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • law
  • N/A


  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Secretary - Young Lawyer's Board
  • 2004 - 2006


  • Railroad Law Section Newsletter
  • Taxable Costs: You May Be Entitled To More Than You Think
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • 2008 Masters of Justice - Advanced Civil Litigation for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Plaintiff's Move the Court - Tips & Techniques for Paralegals Involved in Motion Practice
  • 2008
  • 2008 Annual Convention - Tools for Proven Results: Advanced Skills for Top Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Discovery Process - Retrival & Organization of Key Documents
  • 2008
  • 2008 Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Seminar
  • Trial Advocacy - Co-Chair
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (5)
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Car accident Attorney | Jun 26
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Robert is an excellent litigator and attorney who I would feel very confident hiring. He is a natural in front of a jury and I know him to be an honest attorney who genuinely cares about doing what's best for his client."
Personal injury
Intellectual property
Criminal defense

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Jacksonville Transportation Lawyer Robert Ray Underwood II
Robert Ray Underwood II
Transportation Attorney
Jacksonville, FL
Licensed for 22 years