Barry B. McGough

Barry B. McGough: Attorney with Warner Bates AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Warner Bates
  • Riverwood 100 Building, 3350 Riverwood Parkway, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30339
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Barry McGough is a partner at Warner Bates. He brings over four decades of experience helping clients resolve their legal challenges, with a focus on family law issues. In addition to providing direct counsel and litigation representation, Barry is an experienced and certified mediator often requested by other attorneys to help resolve their clients’ family law matters outside the courtroom.

Barry has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1971. He is a member and former president of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a member and former chairman of the State Bar Family Law Section, which recognized his exceptional contributions in this area of practice with its Professionalism Award. He is a recognized author with several publications including Thomson Reuters’ Georgia Divorce and Mercer Law Review’s Domestic Relations. Barry is also a frequent lecturer at family law seminars through multiple organizations.

Barry’s educational background includes a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an LLB from UC Berkeley’s School of Law. Raised in San Rafael, California, Barry now lives in Decatur with his wife and three dogs and has five children and six grandchildren. In his free time, Barry enjoys playing guitar, reading and exercising.


AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell Judicial Edition Award
2017 "Best Lawyers" Listed Lawyer
“Super Lawyers” by Atlanta Magazine
“Best Lawyers in America”
“Top Rated Lawyer in Family Law” by Martindale-Hubbell

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow; President, Georgia Chapter, 1994-1996).

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Divorce
  • Property Division
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody and Support
  • Modification of Custody and Child Support
  • Contempt and Post Decree Enforcement
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Paternity and Legitimation
  • Restraining and Protective Orders
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
678-460-8788  Phone
770-951-2700  Phone
770-951-2200  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, A.B., 1963
Law School Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, LL.B., 1966
Year of First Admission:
1971, Georgia
State Bar of Georgia (Chairman, Family Law Section)
Atlanta Bar Association
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (President, Georgia Chapter)
Charles L. Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court (Master)
Georgia Commission on Child Support
Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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