Mark L. Childers

Mark Childers

A native of Mooresville, Mark has practiced law in our community since 1990.  Mark’s practice is oriented heavily toward civil and criminal trial work, including business litigation, personal injury, highway/utility right-of-way condemnations, mediations and collaborative family law.  He has handled matters in the North Carolina District and Superior Courts, the North Carolina Business Court, the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court.  Mark has also taught courses in business and real estate law, as well as instructed other lawyers in the subject of DWI defense.

In addition to his busy law practice, Mark currently serves as an officer or board member of various local charitable institutions, including Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, Hope of Mooresville (which provides short-term housing to homeless women with children), and HealthReach Community Clinic (a free medical clinic serving southern Iredell County).  His past community service includes serving as an officer or board member of the Mooresville/South Iredell Chamber of Commerce, the Mooresville/Lake Norman United Way, Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, the local advisory board of Citizens South (now South State) Bank, and the Mooresville Jaycees.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Auto Accidents/Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Business Law, Contracts and Transactions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Condemnations/Eminent Domain
  • Criminal Defense, DWIs and Traffic Offenses
  • Expungements
  • Family Law (including Collaborative Family Law)
  • Mediations (Mr. Childers is a NCDRC Certified Superior Court Mediator)
  • Wills and Estates

ADMISSIONS

North Carolina State Bar, 1990
U.S. District Court for Western District of North Carolina, 1991

EDUCATION

Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1990 J.D.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1986 B.A. (English)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

North Carolina Advocates for Justice
North Carolina Bar Association
District 22A Bar (past President, past Treasurer)
Iredell County Bar Association (past President, past Treasurer)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, Board Member
Hope of Mooresville, Board Member and former Board Chairperson
HealthReach Community Clinic, Board Member and former Board Chairperson
Mooresville/South Iredell Chamber of Commerce, former Board Member and President
Mooresville/Lake Norman United Way, former Board Member and President
Our Towns Habitat for Humanity, former Board Member
South State (f/k/a Citizens South) Bank, former Local Advisory Board Member
Mooresville Jaycees, past President
Iredell County Bar Association, past President and Secretary/Treasurer
District 22 Bar, former Treasurer and past President
First Presbyterian Church, member and former Deacon
Fieldstone Presbyterian Church, former Elder and Deacon


704-664-1127, ext. 3208
markchilders@jcdwlaw.com