When you need someone on your side during what might be the scariest time of your life, Jeremy Barlow is your guy. Whether you’re headed down the ugly path of divorce, have been in an automobile accident that has turned your life upside down, or have received inadequate care from those you trusted most, you can count on Jeremy to fight for you.
Robert Gerald Barlow, III, known to his friends and family as “Jeremy”, was born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. After graduating from Hattiesburg High School in 1997, he attended the University of Mississippi, where he graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in Banking and Finance. As Jeremy graduated from Ole Miss during “the Eli Manning years”, he continued to live, work and enjoy life as a Rebel in Oxford, Mississippi until 2002.
Over the next five years, Jeremy served as a Mortgage Loan Originator at Grand Bank for Savings in Hattiesburg, MS; Branch Manager at Trustmark National Bank in Petal, MS; and Assistant Vice-President of Mortgage Lending at Citizens National Bank in Hattiesburg, MS.
When Hurricane Katrina brought her devastation to Mississippi in 2005, Jeremy’s urge to help people grew, and he remembered his past dream of being an attorney. Jeremy began researching law schools and prerequisites for admission, and in 2007, Jeremy began his three-year journey to becoming a lawyer at the Mississippi College School of Law.
During law school, Jeremy served as Judicial Extern to Justice Michael K. Randolph of the Mississippi Supreme Court, where he assisted in drafting many opinions and gained extensive knowledge of our great state’s appeals system.
Since law school graduation and passing the Mississippi bar in 2010, Jeremy has practiced in multiple areas of the law, including personal injury, divorce, child custody, child support, paternity matters, termination of parental rights, both pursuing and defending alienation of affection cases, contempt matters, medical malpractice/wrongful death, breach of contract/lease, wills, estates, probate, guardianships, criminal defense, DUI's, collections, real estate, loan closings, title insurance, several appeals, an adversary proceeding in Bankruptcy Court in a Ponzi scheme case, and immigration. Jeremy has even had one divorce case that involved international laws and treaties regarding a marriage in Tennessee, a divorce in New Zealand, and child support arrearages there, visitation issues that involved the laws of the United Kingdom, and jurisdiction then residing in Madison County, MS.
Jeremy is licensed to practice in all state courts and federal courts of Mississippi. He has received the following acknoledgements:
An AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of professional excellence, 2016 - present;
American Registry's America's Most Honored Professionals, Top Ten Percent, 2016;
The American Society of Legal Advocates's Top 40 Under 40 for Mississippi in Criminal Defense, 2017; and
The National Trial Lawyers's Top 40 Under 40 for Civil Plaintiff Attorneys.
Jeremy enjoys staying involved outside of his law practice, formerly serving as a member of the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg, MS, Vice-President of Rotary Club of Petal, MS, President of Civitan Club of Hattiesburg, MS, recently, December of 2018, completed serving his 6-year term as a Board Member of The Shepherd’s Staff Counseling Center in Jackson, MS, and as a Sunday School teacher and now serving as a Deacon at Bellwether Community Church in Jackson, MS.
Jeremy is a devoted husband to wife, Ann Regan Barlow, a practicing attorney at the McNinch Law Firm in Brandon, MS, and a proud father to daughter, LeLe (11), and son, Bo (1).
When not working, which isn't often, you can likely find him spending time with his family kayaking, hiking, playing tennis, at his children's various events, serving his community through his church, exploring new cities, attending concerts, or cheering on the Ole Miss Rebels.