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Christopher Underhill, Esq.

Education

  • Brown University, A.B. 1956
  • University of Virginia Law School, L.L.B. 1966

Legal Employment

  • Windolph, Burkholder & Hartman, 1966-1975
  • Hartman & Underhill, 1975-1979
  • Hartman Underhill & Brubaker, 1978-Present
    Managing Partner, 1984-1996
    Chairman Litigation, 1978-2000

Specialties

  • General civil litigation including personal injury, product liability, automobile, employment, professional malpractice, and contract and commercial disputes. (Named Super Lawyer for general civil litigation by Philadelphia Magazine, June, 2004)
  • Municipal and land use law

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
  • Courts of Common Pleas of Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member Torts and Litigation Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member Civil Litigation Section
  • Lancaster Bar Association, Secretary 1976-1987, President-elect 1988, President 1989
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • American College of Trial Lawyers

Community Organizations and Affiliations

  • AID Lancaster, 1982-1984
  • Leadership Lancaster (faculty), 1983-1985
  • Linden Hall School for Girls
    Trustee 1982-1991, President of Board 1987-1991
  • Lancaster Museum of Art
    Board of Trustees, 1998-2004
  • Woodward Hill Cemetery
    Board of Trustees, 2000-present