Garret T. Barnes, Esq.

Attorney Garret BarnesFOUNDING PARTNER

Garret Barnes graduated from St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Bradenton, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Wake Forest University at Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in May 1987, and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, in May 1991.  He was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1991.

Garret is married with three children.  His community and professional commitments include being a past Director of the Manatee County Chapter of the American Red Cross, a past Director of the United Way of Manatee County, a past President and current Trustee of the Board of Trustees of St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, a past member of the Kiwanis Club of Bradenton, current Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the South Florida Museum, and past Secretary and member of the Vestry for Christ Episcopal Church.

Garret is a member of The Florida Bar, its Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, and the Manatee County Bar Association.  He practices in the areas of real property law, residential and commercial transactions, land development and planning, administrative law, and business law.

Garret can be reached at telephone extension #1120 or by email at