Mark is a founding partner of Vilar & Green, LLC. He was born in Church Point, Louisiana and moved to the Alexandria/Pineville area in 1980. He received a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University in 1986, and was then employed for eight years in the banking and utility industries. He received a Juris Doctor in 1998 from Louisiana State University, where he was elected Executive Vice-President of the Student Bar Association and named as a Student Member of the Chancellor Search Committee. He was also a member of the National Moot Court Team, was named a Shell Fellow by the Shell Corporation, and was a recipient of the Jane Bode Memorial Scholarship and the Board of Supervisors' Tuition Exemption. Mark has served on the Board of Directors of the Rapides Children Advocacy Center for over ten years, was President for multiple terms, currently serves on the Board of the Rapides Parish Family Justice Center, the Diocese of Alexandria Finance Committee and the Pastoral Council for Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.
Mark has been the City Attorney for the City of Pineville since 2000. He has served on the Louisiana City Attorney’s Association Board of Directors the past four years and currently serves as President. He is a member of the Alexandria, Louisiana Member State and American Bar Association, as well as Crossroads Chapter of the American Inns of Court and is admitted to practice in all Lousiana State and Federal Courts.