Hi, I'm Mark

Professional Background and Community Engagement

A Little About Me


  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • Juris Doctor 1989
  • Law and Psychology Review, Lead Articles Editor
  • Moot Court Board
  • University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science, Commerce and Business Administration, Magna cum Laude, 1989


  • LexisNexis Group, Charlottesville, VA: In-House Attorney (1992-1996)
  • Whitfield & McAlpine, P.C., Mobile, AL: Shareholder (until 2005)
  • Mark Sterling Gober, LLC (2005-present)
Over the past three decades, Mark has distinguished himself as a formidable advocate in complex, high asset divorce and child custody litigation.

Community Engagement

Mark serves as Vice President of the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association and is a member of the Domestic Relations Committee. Mark is involved in several animal welfare charities, is a member of Indian Hills Country Club and attends Canterbury Episcopal Church. He enjoys travel, amateur photography and quality time with his three spoiled cats, Jude, LilyBird and Piper.

All roads lead back to Tuscaloosa

The practice was established in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2005. Since that time, Mark Sterling Gober, LLC has become well known throughout West Central Alabama for providing personal legal representation which is second to none. The firm has been listed among Lawyers of Distinction (as published in The New York Times, CNN, The Huffington Post and USA Today). Attorney and Practice Magazine has designated Mark Sterling Gober, LLC as one of Alabama’s Top 10 Family Law Practices. The practice has also been recognized by the National Association of Family Law Attorneys for exceptional and outstanding client representation in matters involving child custody, divorce and family law.