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John Mark Heavner, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1986. Member North Carolina Bar Association Clubs: Society Creative Anachronism.


Heavner, John Mark was born on February 24, 1959 in Gastonia, North Carolina, United States. Son of Harold Dean and Jonnie Rae (Sain) Heavner.


Bachelor of Arts in History, Davidson College, 1981. Juris Doctor, Wake Forest University, 1984.


Worked at Alala Mullen Holland & Cooper P.A. (Gastonia, NC) specializing in General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice, all Federal and State Courts. Banking, Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Construction, Corporate, Creditors' Rights, Employment Discrimination, Estate Planning and Administration, Hospital and Health Care, Insurance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice, Real Estate, Workers' Compensation, Wills and State, Federal and International Taxation. Admitted to the bar, 1984, North Carolina.

1986, United States. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina. 1988, United States. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Editorial Staff Member, Wake Forest Law Review, 1982-1984.

Research Assistant to: Justice J. William Copeland, North Carolina Supreme Court, 1984. Chief Justice Joseph Branch, North Carolina Supreme Court, 1985-1986. Member: North Carolina Bar Association.

North Carolina State Bar. The law firm of Alala Mullen Holland & Cooper P.A. is a full-service law firm handling a broad range of individual and business civil matters. Founded in 1951 by James Mullen and J. Mack Holland, its partners have included a North Carolina Bar Association President, two Gaston County Bar Association Presidents, three members of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association, a member of the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners and a Federal District Court Judge.

Its members frequently lecture at continuing legal education programs.


Member North Carolina Bar Association Clubs: Society Creative Anachronism.


  • Other Interests

    Armoring, raising fruit trees.