Barrett-Mackenzie, LLC
100 Mills Avenue
Greenville, SC 29605

Phone: 864-232-6247

Andrew Mackenzie

Attorney Andrew 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
  • Personal Injury

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