Trusted, Compassionate & Dedicated Representation

For over 20 years, the attorneys of Underwood & Micklin have combined a unique blend of compassionate understanding with zealous advocacy to provide South Jersey and all of the state with high-quality representation in the areas of family law, personal injury, bankruptcy, workers’ compensation, and criminal law. We are proud of the results we have achieved over the years, but even more proud of the many, many individuals whom we have helped to successfully move on with their lives. If there is a secret to our success, it can be found in two words: “We listen.”

Our firm’s attorneys are ardent professionals who dedicate their lives to the future of their clients. We recognize that each case is unique and we work in tandem with clients to develop the right strategy for their legal situation. If you are interested in our firm or need effective legal services from an experienced group of attorneys, contact Underwood & Micklin. Underwood & Micklin provides professional and experienced legal services to all of South Jersey including Linwood, Nutley, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Hamilton, and Bloomfield.

Family Law

Few situations are more difficult than the dissolution of a marriage or significant relationship. That is why, whether it means advocating for custody, seeking a more equitable distribution of assets, fighting for child support, or enforcing divorce provisions, at Underwood & Micklin, our singular objective is to help you get on with your life.


Getting past the problems of debt, foreclosures, repossessions and away from the harassment of creditors is not easy. Underwood & Micklin can help. We are well-versed in New Jersey’s bankruptcy laws and have spent decades counseling individuals and businesses on how to get back on their feet again.

Personal Injury

South Jersey Certified Civil Trial Attorney

If you were injured through the negligence of another, Underwood & Micklin is here to help you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled. We always seek to reach an amiable settlement, but when necessary, we will litigate zealously on your behalf.

Workers’ Compensation

If you have been injured at work, workers’ compensation is in place to support you on your road to recovery. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills and a percentage of your lost pay. When filing a worker’s compensation claim or engaging in the recovery process, it is important to have quality legal support ready to protect your rights and future.

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Criminal Law

Whether the matter involves a simple DWI, a traffic offense, a drug-related crime, or a major felony, you have certain rights. At Underwood & Micklin, we have spent decades defending those rights for individuals in the municipal, superior and federal court systems and will apply all of our considerable legal acumen towards achieving a favorable outcome for your case.

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John Underwood, Esq.

New Jersey Supreme Court Certified AttorneyFew New Jersey attorneys offer a more well-rounded and versatile level of experience than John Underwood. Admitted to the Bars in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, John has handled complex multi Federal & State Personal Injury matters securing millions of dollars for his clients over the twenty (20) plus years in practice. John is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, an honor held by only 3% of attorneys in New Jersey.

John has handled hundreds of Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Workers Compensation cases. He has tried numerous major Personal Injury cases successfully to completion and obtained his satisfied clients millions of dollars. In addition, John has defended major criminal matters in both Superior & Federal Courts throughout New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. He has handled several high profile criminal matters, including murder, assault, robbery and numerous drug distribution cases.

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Andrew D. Micklin, Esq.

Whether the matter concerns a minor violation of a post-separation agreement or a major divorce action, no one brings a greater mix of compassion and legal acumen to each case than Andrew Micklin. An attorney for over 20 years, Andrew is highly regarded by his clients – not just for the results he has been able to obtain on their behalf, but also for the caring manner in which he applies his legal skills.

A partner in the firm that bears his name since 1996, Andrew has vast experience in the New Jersey Municipal, Appellate and Superior Court systems on matters pertaining to family law, domestic violence, and personal injury. Well versed in bankruptcy law, he has also represented clients in the United States Bankruptcy Court.

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Client Testimonials

They were very thorough in their explanations of the steps and consequences of bankruptcy. They answered all of our questions thoroughly and promptly. They made us feel like their most important clients. I highly recommend their services.

John Underwood is an exceptional attorney. Pays great attention to detail and always returns phone calls. Many lawyers talk the walk, John walks the talk representing your best interests. Underwood & Micklin have represented me since 2004.

Mr. Micklin is well versed in personal injury law and knows his way around a courtroom. He is a pleasure to deal with, well prepared and detail oriented. I endorse Mr. Micklin.

Underwood is one of the best accident layers around. Would definitely use him again and recommend him to everyone.

John Underwood is the best family law attorney I know. He has been my attorney since 2003 and I still continue to retain him every time I have a post-judgment matter. I have many friends who are divorced and none have such great positive results in their proceedings like John…

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