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Mark Alexander Elected to Board of Trustees for the Leadership Gulf Coast Program of The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce

Mark Alexander, partner in Balch’s Gulfport office and a member of our Litigation Practice, was appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Leadership Gulf Coast program. Leadership Gulf Coast, a Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce program, is designed to cultivate the talents of future leaders and integrate their work into the community. The primary goal of the program is to understand the current needs and opportunities within the community, and create a communication network among its leaders geared towards improving and sustaining the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Since its inception in 1990, over 1,000 leaders have graduated from the program. 

At Balch, Mark’s practice areas include liability and casualty litigation, business litigation, workers' compensation defense, construction law, eminent domain, and other real estate issues and creditor's rights, including loan workouts, foreclosure actions and collections. Mark has prosecuted and defended clients before all state and federal courts in the States of Mississippi and Alabama.

He is an active member of the Gulfport community, having served Trinity United Methodist Church as vice-chairman of its Board of Trustees. Mark is a member of the Board of Directors for the Make-a-Wish Foundation of South Mississippi, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club - Forrest Heights Center.