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About

Experienced Attorneys. Proven Results.

History

Henry, Henry, & Underwood, P.C. has been providing first rate legal services since its beginning in 1941. Since our practice opened over 75-years ago, the Firm continues to move toward the future with skill, a steadfast commitment to excellence, and a focus on the unique needs of each client, while celebrating a history that includes former members of our Firm having served on the Tennessee Supreme Court, the Tennessee Court of Appeals, and the Trial Bench. 

We believe every client deserves the best we have to offer, including attention to client needs, sensitivity to client circumstances, loyalty to our client’s cause, confidentiality, respect, and the most expert guidance and direction we can provide. 

Located in beautiful, historic Pulaski in Giles County, Tennessee, our practice encompasses a multi-county area throughout Middle Tennessee. Our Firm provides representation of clients in many areas including Civil Litigation in all Courts, Criminal Law, Corporate/Business and Commercial Law, Family Law, Mediation (Rule 31 Listed), and Real Estate.

 

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Attorneys

 
 

Partner

Joe W. Henry, Jr. 

Since Joe W. Henry, Jr. began the practice of law in 1973, he has been a member of the law firm established by his father in 1941. 

Mr. Henry focuses on civil litigation in all state courts and before multiple state administrative boards and agencies. He represents a diverse group of clients, corporate and individual, in a wide range of matters in courts in multiple middle Tennessee counties. 

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE | KNOXVILLE
 Juris Doctor, 1973

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S. | Political Science, 1970

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals | Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court | Middle TN

Community Service

  • Martin Methodist College Board of Trustees since 1982
  • Member First United Methodist Church of Pulaski

Areas of Expertise

  • Litigation | Business and General Civil
  • Domestic Relations
  • Social Security Disability
  • Rule 31 Listed Mediator with Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission

Recognition

  • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell peer review, highest rating
  • Top Rated Lawyer | Litigation | Martindale Hubbell
  • City Attorney | Ardmore, TN

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Giles County Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society

 

 
 

 
 
 

Partner

Robert C. Henry

Since Robert C. Henry began the practice of law in 1976, he has been a member of the law firm established by his father in 1941. 

Mr. Henry focuses on estate administration and probate; estate planning with wills, trust, power of attorneys and related documents; elder law; contract work; real estate; buying and selling businesses; entity formation for corporations, partnership and limited liability companies; real property; banking and foreclosure matters. He represents individuals and companies, both large and small, in a wide range of matters throughout Middle Tennessee.

 

Education

CUMBERLAND SCHOOL OF LAW | SAMFORD UNIVERSITY
Cum Laude | Juris Doctor, 1976

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
B.S. | Political Science, 1973

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals | Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court | Middle TN
  • United States Bankruptcy Court | Middle TN
  • All Tennessee State Courts

Community Service

  • Elected Member of the School Board for Giles County |1983-88
  • Member First United Methodist Church of Pulaski

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Organization
  • Estate Planning | Estate Administration and Probate
  • Elder Law | Advanced Directives
  • Conservatorship and Guardianship
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Leases
  • Mortgages and Foreclosure
  • Banking and Bankruptcy Law

Recognition

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Award from Volunteer State Community, 1990
  • John F. Kennedy "Profile in Courage" First Annual Award Nominee, 1990 | Washington D.C.
  • "Spirit of Pulaski" Award, 1995

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Giles County Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
 
 

 
 
 

PARTNER

Timothy P. Underwood

Tim Underwood joined the firm in 2000 and has been licensed to practice law in Tennessee since 1998. 

Mr. Underwood focuses on a wide range of legal matters with an emphasis on civil and criminal litigation. He represents individuals, corporations, and government entities with his practice areas taking him to courts throughout the Middle Tennessee area. 

 

Education

MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE OF LAW
Cum Laude | Juris Doctor, 1998

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE
B.A. | 1993

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court | Middle TN
  • All Tennessee State Courts

Community Service

  • Member First United Methodist Church of Pulaski and Finance Committee Member
  • Past President | Giles County Bar Association, Pulaski Exchange Club
  • Past Member | Boys & Girls Club of Giles County
  • Past Board Member & Coach | Giles County Soccer and Giles County Little League

Areas of Expertise

  • Family Law | Domestic Relations
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury and Plaintiff's Cases
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Government Relations                                                                 

Recognition

  • Distinguished Rating by Martindale Hubbell peer review | Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility | Hearing Committee Member
  • Giles County Young Leader Award | 2005
  • Former City Attorney and Municipal Judge | Spring Hill, TN
  • Former County Attorney | Giles County, TN

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Giles County Bar Association                                                        

 

Staff

KIM HARWELL | ESTATE, ESTATE PLANNING, CORPORATE PARALEGAL
kharwell@pulaskilaw.com

MICHELLE MATTHEWS | OFFICE MANAGER
michelle@pulaskilaw.com 

SUE MCCORMACK | RECEPTIONIST
sissy@pulaskilaw.com

KATIE PITTS | LITIGATION PARALEGAL
katie@pulaskilaw.com

TRACY RISNER | REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL
trisner@pulaskilaw.com