Meet Our Attorneys

Meet our dedicated and experienced team of attorneys at Underwood Attorney – your trusted legal advocates in Bakersfield, CA.

Meet the Team

Get to know the dedicated and experienced team at Underwood Attorney, your trusted legal advocate.  As a family-owned firm, we pride ourselves on providing personalized service and delivering favorable outcomes for our clients. Get to know our team and see how we can help you with your legal needs.

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John D. Underwood

Attorney at Law

With a background of loving to learn and a desire to help other people, attorney John D. Underwood has combined his knowledge and experience to represent individuals dealing with complicated traffic issues. From DUI defense and commercial traffic violations to other traffic-related legal matters, John is ready to be your advocate and lead you toward the most favorable outcome available to you in your case.

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Kari Underwood

Attorney at Law

Attention to detail and a passion for providing help for people in need led attorney Kari Underwood to join her husband at the Underwood Law Firm. Kari understands that one-time mistakes can create a lifetime of serious issues if they aren’t handled properly. If you are facing DUI issues, or you drive for a living and need help with traffic violations, Kari can provide the guidance you need to protect your driving privileges.

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Analiz Portillo

Legal Assistant

State Bar of California
American Bar Association
Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Bakersfield, CA 2022
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
California DUI Lawyers Association
Teamsters Legal Defense Fund

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