Mark North is a proud product of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, graduating as valedictorian of his Madison High School Class of 1984. At Madison High, Mark was the captain of the football team his senior year, was named Best All-Around player on the team and was selected all-city by the Tennessean. He played offense, defense and on every special team. Mark would take the field for the opening kickoff and not return to the sideline until halftime, playing every down. Mark also captained the basketball team at Madison High, led the team in scoring and rebounds, was named Best Offensive Player on the team, and again was selected all-city by the Tennessean. He was also named most outstanding player on the Madison High tennis team. Among other accolades, Mark was a finalist for the prestigious Hume Award as well as being President of Madison High’s chapter of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
After high school, Mark attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where he was a four-year starter on the football team, served as team Captain, and earned the Mush Dubofsky Student Athlete award his senior year. After graduating from Georgetown, Mark attended Pepperdine University School of Law, where he was an editor for the law review and earned his law degree in 1991.
Mark has been in private practice in Nashville for 23 years and served on the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Public Education from 2007 through 2012.