Mark A. Gilbert

Mark A. Gilbert: Attorney with Coleman Talley LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Coleman Talley LLP (36 Attorneys)
  • 109 South Ashley Street, Valdosta, GA 31601
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Mark is a partner practicing in the areas of Bankruptcy, Creditor’s Rights, Collections and Civil Trial Practice. He focuses his practice on the representation of creditors in all aspects of civil litigation, bankruptcy, preference defense and adversary proceedings. Mark represents creditor interests in all state and federal courts in Georgia, as well as pro hac vice appearances in federal courts across the United States.

Mark received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1989 from Northern Arizona University summa cum laude and his Juris Doctor degree in 1993 from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, where he was President of Pi Kappa Phi, and a member of the Brainerd Currie Honor Society.

Mark is a member of the Valdosta Bar Association and a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia, as well as, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia. Additionally, Mark served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Georgia for over 12 years.

Mark is actively involved in the creditor community via continuing legal education where he lectures annually at bankruptcy and creditor rights conferences throughout the Southeast. His extensive experience developed from a combination of over 8,500 contested motions, trials and appeals over the past 20 years.

Mark is Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV® Preeminent™.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Creditors Debt Collection
  • Bankruptcy
  • Banking and Financial Institutions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
229-242-7562  Phone
229-333-0885  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5437, Valdosta, GA 31601
University Attended:
Northern Arizona University, B.S.B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Mercer University, J.D., summa cum laude, 1993
Year of First Admission:
1993, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia; 1997, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; 1996, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and Georgia Supreme Court; 1993, Georgia
Valdosta Bar Association; American Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia.
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Reported Cases:
In Re Steamboat City, (10-20778-JSD S. Dist. Ga. 2011); Auto. Fin. Corp. v. Penton (In re Penton), 299 B.R. 701 (2003); Auto. Fin. Corp v. Baker (In re Baker), 173 Fed. App. 782 (2006); Auto. Fin. Corp v. Miles (In re Miles), 2007 Bankr. LEXIS 631 (2007); Auto. Fin. Corp v. Redick (In re Redick), 2007 Bankr. LEXIS 2978 (2007); Cee Bee Produce, Inc. v. Tucker, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67339 (2007); In re Robinson, 355 B.R. 920 (2006); In re Dean, 232 Fed. App. 885 (2007); Greer v. Thompson, 281 Ga. 419 (2006); Postell v. Humphrey, 278 Ga. 651 (2004); King v. Waters, 278 Ga. 122 (2004); Heyward v. Humphrey, 277 Ga. 565 (2004); Lewis v. Sims, 277 Ga. 240 (2003); Lewis v. McDougal, 276 Ga. 861 (2003); Shorter v. Waters, 278 Ga. 581 (2002); West v. Waters, 272 Ga. 591 (2000); Fussell v. Jimbo's Log Kitchen, 227 Ga. App. 161 (1997).
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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