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Strong Litigator, Trusted Advisor, Seasoned Advocate.

Qualified and capable counselors

At Barrow Law Firm, we are Advocates, Counselors, and Litigators who believe that sometimes Cooperative Law serves the needs of our clients more than Courtroom Combat. We will work with you to assist in solving your legal issues efficiently and quickly, whether through persuasive negotiation outside of the courtroom or before a judge and jury. In court, we bring to bear an arsenal of knowledge of the substantive law, the rules of procedure, and the rules of evidence.

A. Elliott Barrow, Jr.

As Owner of Barrow Law Firm, Elliott is responsible for its ultimate success. He diligently works on his cases, providing the expertise and knowledge for his clients to receive justice. Communicating and connecting with clients as urgently as possible, he oversees your case and ensures your expectations are met. As a graduate from law school cum laude, published author in legal journals, lecturer at legal seminars, and member of numerous legal and non-legal societies and organizations, his connections and reputation serve him well in the courtroom.

Professional Experience:

Former Law Clerk to The Honorable George C. Young, Chief Judge, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Florida)
Former Assistant United States Attorney, District of South Carolina
Private law practice since 1980

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1972
South Carolina, 1975
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1972
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1975
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th (now 11th)Circuit, 1973
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1978


Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia, 1972, J.D. degree (with Honors)
Recognition: Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Academic Merit Scholarships, American Jurisprudence Awards, Early Acceptance to Law School (after three years of undergraduate education)
Law Review: Mercer University Law Review, Associate Editor, 1969 – 1972
Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1970, A.B. degree
Major: Law

Gale Fennell, CPA

Gale FennellGale is a new and valuable addition to our firm. She manages the massive amount of correspondence that flows through our office daily. She accesses the contents of your file quickly to provide prompt and useful information to you as your case unfolds. From arranging the initial conference and preparing all types of legal documents, to trial preparation and assisting in the finalization of information at the conclusion of your case, Gale does it all. Gale is happy to take your calls and will answer your questions with promptness and accuracy. She is well versed in many legal and technical aspects of managing case files and helps us provide you with competent legal services. Please feel free to call Gale anytime.

Professional Experience:

Paralegal, Barrow Law Firm, Mt Pleasant, SC since August, 2015
Prior experience includes forensic, litigation support and valuation services, tax preparer, senior auditor, accountant, and business development and marketing.


University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 1986
Darla Moore School of Business
B.S., Accounting

Trese R. Freitag

Office Manager
Your first contact with the Barrow Law Firm team will likely be with Trese. Her smile will appear in her voice as she answers your incoming call, and then gladly greets you in person as you visit with us. Trese will make you comfortable and at ease, and then will usher you into an inner office for conferences, depositions, and other meetings. Trese will handle the initial administrative aspects of your file, an invaluable and indispensable service. Moreover, Trese, in addition to all her other duties, fields an average of 200 incoming calls per day, carefully and precisely routing them to the appropriate person for subsequent treatment.

  • Manager, National Marketing Firm
  • Professional Tutor, National Learning Center
  • Double University Degrees
  • Kempo Karate, black belt

Ashley Neale

We – and you – are in good financial hands with our capable and well-qualified Certified Public Account and in-house Bookkeeper, Ashley. She is an independent contractor and owns her own business, Saltwater Financial Services, LLC. Ashley handles all client billing, manages the firm’s accounting, and is the billing contact for each client.