Zach Underwood is a board-certified family law specialist who has exclusively focused on family law negotiations and litigation since 2015. His experience has taken him to many counties throughout eastern North Carolina and to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Zach is certified as a Family Financial Mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission and is also a certified Parenting Coordinator in high conflict custody cases.
Prior to joining Wake Family Law Group, Zach practiced family law with a national firm.
Zach graduated from the University of Illinois Springfield with his bachelor’s degree in 2011. Throughout college he worked for a local law firm focusing on the administration of the firm. He attended law school at Wake Forest University and received his Juris Doctor in 2014.
During law school, Zach clerked for Judge Cheri Beasley and Judge Robert Hunter on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, as well as Justice Robert Edmunds on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Zach was selected for inclusion as a “Rising Star” in family law in 2023 by the publication North Carolina Super Lawyers.
ZACH UNDERWOOD’S AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Equitable Distribution | Spousal Support and Alimony | Separation Agreements | Divorce and Annulment | Child Custody | Child Support | Grandparents’ and Third Party Custody/Visitation Rights | Termination of Parental Rights | Marital Agreements | Domestic Violence | Marital Torts
Paralegal: Danielle Park