Barrett Mackenzie, L.L.C.

Welcome to Barrett Mackenzie, L.L.C., a law firm dedicated to assisting individuals and families with criminal defense and family law matters.

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Firm Overview

Our offices are located at 100 Mills Avenue in Greenville, South Carolina. For directions, click on the "Office" Button on the left side of your screen. Or, if you would like to learn more about our firm before contacting us, select an area of interest from the menu.

Criminal Law
-Drug Offenses
-Murder & Manslaughter
-Traffic Related Offenses
-DUI
-Reckless Homicide
-Driving under Suspension
-Armed Robbery
-Burglary
-Assault
-Arson
-Counterfeiting
-Forgery
-Juvenile Offenses
-Bond Reductions
-Appeals

Family Law
-Divorce
-Separation (including separation agreements)
-Child Support
-Child Custody and Visitation including multi-state jurisdictional issues.
-Alimony
-Marital Property Division
-Debt Division
-Adoptions
-Pre-Nuptial Agreements
-Department of Social Services Cases
-Post-Divorce Issues:
--Contempt
--Recalculation of Child Support
--Custody Modification
--Visitation Modification
--Appeals
Main Office

Main Office
100 Mills Avenue
Greenville  SC  29605-4018

Phone
  • 864-232-6247
Fax
  • 864-233-4247
Family
Our firm represents individuals with family law issues ranging from adoptions to divorce.
We strive to help people through the emotional and legal challenges that often accompany family law issues by helping them to assess their options and make the decision that best suits their situation. One of our attorneys is a Certified Family Court Mediator. She uses her mediation skills and training to help each client assess and address their goals and interests in an effort to resolve some or all of the issues in their case while minimizing the financial and emotional impact of divorce or separation. We ensure that each client understands the issues inherent in their case so that they can make good decisions and when necessary, we fight aggressively for our client's rights in court and on appeal. We provide representation for the following family law issues:

-Divorce
-Separation (including separation agreements)
-Child Support
-Child Custody and Visitation including multi-state jurisdictional issue.
-Alimony
-Marital Property Division
-Appeals
-Debt Division
-Adoptions
-Pre-Nuptial Agreements
-Department of Social Services Cases
-Post-Divorce Issues:
--Contempt
--Recalculation of Child Support
--Custody Modification
--Visitation Modification

Andrew Ross Mackenzie

Andrew earned a B.A. in American History from Washington & Lee University in 1989. He attended Cumberland School of Law from which he received his J.D. in 1993. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1993.

From 1993 through 1998 he worked as a State Court Prosecutor with the Thirteenth Circuit Solicitor's Office in Greenville, S.C. In this capacity he prosecuted violent crime cases involving murder, manslaughter, arson, armed robbery, and burglary, and he assisted in death penalty prosecutions. Andrew also handled the prosecution of many traffic-related cases. As a result, he was asked to be a contributing author for Handling Traffic Cases in South Carolina , (S.C. Bar CLE Division, Copyright 1996), a manual used by other lawyers confronted with traffic-related criminal law cases. Between 1994 and 1996 Andrew also worked as a Special Assistant United States Attorney prosecuting firearms offenses in Federal Court.

Since 1998 Andrew has been engaged in the private practice of law. He handles all kinds of criminal cases at all levels of the State and Federal criminal justice systems, including appeals. He is a past president of the Greenville Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Areas Of Practice:
-Criminal Law
-Family Law

Bar Admissions:
-South Carolina, 1993
-United States District Court, 1994
-Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1998

Professessional Associations:
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
-South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
-Greenville Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Past President)

Education:
-Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1993, J.D.
-Washington & Lee University, 1989, B.A.
-Major: American History

Published Works: Handling Traffic Cases in South Carolina, S.C. Bar CLE Division, 1996

Past Employment Positions:
-Thirteenth Circuit Solicitor's Office, Greenville, S.C., State Court Prosecutor, 1993 - 1998
-Special Assistant United States Attorney, 1994 - 1996
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