Christopher K. Wrampelmeier is a member of the Underwood Law Firm where he practices exclusively in the area of Family Law. He was Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Certification in 2000. Mr. Wrampelmeier was born in Amman, Jordan into a State Department family. He grew up in Saudi Arabia and Zambia in addition to Washington, DC. His high school years were at Groton School, a boarding school in Groton, Massachusetts. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University. Upon graduation in June 1986, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, in which he served on active duty for four years. Mr. Wrampelmeier received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 1993 and began his practice with the Underwood Law Firm that fall.
Mr. Wrampelmeier’s family law cases come from all 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Besides litigation, he prepares premarital and marital property agreements, represents clients in collaborative law matters, and mediates family law suits for other attorneys. He is a frequent speaker on family law issues at the local and state level. Mr. Wrampelmeier served on the Texas State Bar’s Family Law Practice Manual Committee for 12 years and has been a member of the Legislative Committee of the State Bar’s Family Law Section since 2000. He is also active in the Texas Family Law Foundation and has headed its Bill Review Committee since 2007. He is the author of numerous continuing education articles and is a frequent speaker on family law issues. He was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Church in 2003 and is active in the church at the parish and diocesan levels. Mr. Wrampelmeier is the president of the Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society and the secretary of the Downtown Women’s Center. He and his wife, Hortencia, have three children.