Jeff Underwood

, Shareholder

Birmingham

junderwood@sirote.com
p - 205.930.5288
f - 205.212.3868

Jeff's practice consists of representing both local and national lenders in the REO resale of foreclosed residential and commercial properties throughout Alabama. Jeff served on a special task force that rewrote Alabama's manufactured house titling law that was passed in the 2009 regular legislative session and signed into law by Governor Riley. He hosts an annual statewide seminar before Alabama realtors on issues which pertain to the default industry.

Awards & Accreditations

  • BV-Distinguished, Martindale- Hubbell® Peer Review Rating

Organizations

  • BV-Distinguished, Martindale- Hubbell® Peer Review Rating
  • Birmingham and Alabama Bar Associations
  • Manufactured Housing Titling Task Force, 2009 legislative proposal
  • REOMAC
  • Stewart Title's Alabama Agency Advisory Council, member
  • USFN, REO/Eviction Committee

Thought Leadership

  • REO Closings and Real Estate Law/Title Curative
  • Represents clients in commercial and residential real estate transactions; statewide practice coordinating sales of REO properties
  • Alabama Real Estate Commission, instructor



Birmingham School of Law

JD, 1995


Auburn University

BS, 1989

  • Speaker, “REO Real Estate Legal Issues”, December 2012
  • Speaker, Solving Problems with Manufactured Housing Titles, Dixie Land Title Association Mid-Year Meeting, 2011
  • Author, New Alabama Law Redefines Closing Protection Coverage, DS News, February 2012
  • Speaker, “REO Closings in Alabama,” Client Educational Training Seminar, Dallas, 2007
  • Speaker, “REO Title Issues,” Client Educational Training Seminar, Santa Ana, 2006
  • Speaker, “Sale of REO Properties in Alabama,” Client Educational Training Seminar, Keystone, 2005
  • Speaker, “REO Closings, Title Issues & Manufactured Housing,” REO Real Estate Legal Issues Seminar, 2005-11
  • Co-Author, "S. B. 151: Changes to Alabama's Manufactured Housing Title Law," The Counselor, Winter 2010
  • Author, “Changes in Alabama Manufactured Housing: S.B. 151,” USFN Report, Fall 2009
  • Author, “Alabama Changes are A-Coming,” USFN Report, 2007
  • Author, “Understanding Alabama’s Right of Redemption”, REO Magazine , February 2006
  • Author, “Manufacturing Solutions: Mobile Home Title Curative Solutions in Alabama,” REO Magazine, June 2004  


Sirote Receives 2011 "USFN Award of Excellence" - 10/28/2011 Read More
Jeff Underwood Speaks at Dixie Land Title Association meeting - 4/25/2011 Read More
Sirote Receives 2010 USFN Award of Excellence - 10/11/2010 Read More
Sirote Receives 2009 USFN Diamond Award of Excellence - 9/28/2009 Read More
Governor Riley Signs Manufactured Home Certificate of Title Bill Into Law - 7/29/2009 Read More
Sirote Announces Five New Shareholders - 3/6/2009 Read More

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