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Physical Address:
Wells Fargo Building
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601

    

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1151
Raleigh, NC 27602

(Wake County)
(919) 821-4711
Fax: (919) 829-1583

Tharrington Smith's Family Law Team

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Mary Aiken Barrow, Raleigh Family Law Attorney

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Legal Assistant:
Tara Armour

Mary Aiken Barrow, a Raleigh native and Broughton graduate, is a partner at Tharrington Smith. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law.

Prior to joining Tharrington Smith in 2012, Ms. Barrow earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 and subsequently received her law degree from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2012. During her time at Campbell Law School, Ms. Barrow served as a member and as submissions co-editor of the Law Review. Additionally, she was a family law research assistant for Professor Jean Cary of Campbell Law School. Ms. Barrow is the recipient of the Robert A. Jenkins Award for outstanding representation of the Campbell School of Law to the community, the profession, and the public. Ms. Barrow received recognition as runner-up in the American Association of Justice’s Regional Student Trial Advocacy Competition in 2012 and as both a semi-finalist and recipient of the Second Best Brief Award from the U.C. Davis Asylum & Refugee National Moot Court Competition.

Ms. Barrow is a national member of the Order of the Barristers, having exhibited excellence and attained high honor through the art of courtroom advocacy, and she is a member of both the Wake County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. Since 2016, she has been a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina School of Law in the Family Law Practice Seminar. Ms. Barrow has also served as the firm coordinator for various WCBA and Legal Aid drives.

When not practicing law, Ms. Barrow spends her free time chasing PRs in road races of varying distances. Her current focus is on the half marathon (1:20) and the marathon (2:55). She is also an avid UNC basketball fan.

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Awards & Honors

North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, since 2018


Education

Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University

  • Juris Doctor, 2012
  • Law Review, member and as submissions co-editor
  • Family law research assistant to Professor Jean Cary of Campbell Law School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • BA, Psychology 2006

Needham B. Broughton High School

  • Global Studies Magnet School, 2002

Scholarly Recognition

  • Robert A. Jenkins Award recipient
  • 2012 American Association of Justice’s Regional Student Trial Advocacy Competition runner-up
  • Second Best Brief Award from the U.C. Davis Asylum & Refugee National Moot Court Competition, semi-finalist

Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, 2012

Professional Recognition

  • Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, 2018

Memberships & Associations

  • Order of the Barristers, member, 2012
  • Wake County Bar Association, member, 2012
  • 10th Judicial District Bar, member, 2012
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, member, 2012

Employment Experience

  • Tharrington Smith, Associate 2012-2018
  • Tharrington Smith, Partner 2019-

Community Engagement

  • Campbell Law School Mock Trial, Team Coach
  • Wake County Bar Association Food Drive, Firm Coordinator
  • Wake County Bar Association Clothing Drive, Firm Coordinator
  • Triangle Associates Fund Drive for Legal Aid, Firm Coordinator
  • North Carolina Bar Association Professionalism for New Attorneys CLE, Presenter
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Family Law Practice Seminar, Guest Lecturer
  • North Carolina Bar Association Family Forum, Case Summary Contributor

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