Charles (“Charlie”) Barrow is admitted to practice law in all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. He is an active member of The Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Charlie graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia with degrees in both History and English and a minor in French. He then attended Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law where he was awarded the Julius R. Lunsford academic scholarship in the study of law.
Having extensive courtroom and trial experience, Charlie is a capable and respected litigator. In the criminal arena, he has handled hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases, representing individuals accused of violating state and federal law. His experience also includes the appellate process, where he represents those who have been convicted at trial. He has argued before the Georgia Supreme Court and written numerous appeals to both the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals. Charlie also serves as a contract appellate attorney for the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council (“GPDSC”) and, in this capacity, handles criminal appeals throughout the state. He has lectured on appellate issues at GPDSC Appellate Division training seminars.
In addition to his criminal practice, Charlie currently serves as the Assistant Solicitor in the Walton County Probate Court where he prosecutes misdemeanor offenses.
As a civil litigator, Charlie has successfully represented multiple clients who have been injured and are in need of compensation. He has also helped many clients in a variety of civil matters, including probate, business disputes, and divorce.
Currently, Charlie is the President of the Walton County Bar Association, which, under his leadership, won the 2014 State Bar of Georgia Best Law Day Activities award. He also serves on the Board of the Altamaha Riverkeeper, an advocacy group for Georgia’s Altamaha river.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2005||08/30/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Law Day Award||State Bar of Georgia||2014|
|Julius R. Lunsford Academic Scholarship||Mercer Law School||2002|
|Assistant Solicitor||Walton County Probate Court||2007 - Present|
|Owner||Charles Barrow P.C.||2007 - Present|
|Assistant Public Defender||Walton County Public Defender's Office||2005 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Georgia Legal History Foundation||Member||2014 - Present|
|Walton County Bar Association||President||2013 - Present|
|Western Circuit Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2008 - Present|
|State v. Marvin Able 312 Ga. App. 252||Conviction Reversed|
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|Walton Tribune||A Juror's Guide to the Rules of Evidence||2014|
|Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Chairperson: CLE Seminar||Enriching Your General Practice||2015|
|WCBA 2014 Law Day||Rules of Evidence||2014|
|Litigating Your Client's Case on Appeal||Criminal Appeals||2014|
|Guest Speaker: UGA Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity||Criminal Law Practice||2014|
|Chair Person: CLE Seminar||Today's Practice||2014|
|Appellate Seminar||Out-of-Time Appeals||2014|