Hi, I'm Mark

Professional Background and Community Engagement

A Little About Me


Magna Cum Laude from the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business, Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, and John A. Campbell Final Round Oralist Award Winner


  • 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 his 31 year legal career, Mark has represented hundreds of clients from all walks of life in cases involving all manner of legal issues and disputes. 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 is a member of the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association and serves on its Executive Committee and Domestic Relations Committee. He participates in the Alabama Volunteer Lawyer’s Program and has worked with the TCBA “Wills for Heroes” Program which provides free Wills and Advance Directives to active military personnel and first responders. 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, Alabamain 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.