Fort Worth Top Attorneys 2016


Underwood would like to congratulate four attorneys named to Fort Worth, Texas Magazine’s 16th annual “Top Attorneys” list.

Honorees are nominated by other attorneys in the region. After a rigorous panel review, honorees are chosen and the list is finalized. The list was published in the December 2016 issue of Forth Worth, Texas.

Underwood is proud to congratulate the following 2016 “Top Attorneys”:

Janet focuses her practice on representing the boards of numerous independent school districts, charter schools, universities, community colleges and education foundations. She advises clients on all aspects of education law and represents schools in both federal and state courts and before the Texas Commissioner of Education as well as other federal and state agencies. Janet has significant experience advising schools about programs for students with disabilities and authored a book chapter on disability programs.

Cara’s practice focuses on all aspects of commercial and residential construction law. Cara assists owners, contractors, design professionals, subcontractors, and suppliers in the negotiation and preparation of design and construction contracts and advises clients on risk allocation and project management. She litigates and arbitrates disputes involving design and construction errors, delay claims, building performance problems, lien and bond claims, collection of construction funds, and termination issues. 

Mitchell’s practice is focused on business transactions and school law. His real estate practice consists of advising clients on acquiring, financing, developing, managing, constructing, and leasing and selling commercial property as well as issues related to easements, property taxes and title matters.

Richard focuses his practice on construction law and business litigation, with an emphasis on design professional malpractice defense and commercial and residential construction litigation.

Ft. Worth Texas Magazine


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