About the Court

Birmingham Municipal Court

Birmingham Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the City and adjudicates all ordinance violations and misdemeanors within the City’s limit and police jurisdiction. We strive to:

1. Competently RESOLVE all matters
2. Consistently RESPOND to all citizens
3. Compassionately REDUCE recidivism

We are located on the corner of Rev. Abraham Woods Boulevard and 17th Street North. We provide a limited amount of parking. You will need to purchase a token to exit our parking lot. Additional metered parking is available on 17th and 18th streets.

The Municipal Court is comprised of four courts and eight specialized courts: Misdemeanor Court, Presiding Court, Traffic Court and David Barnes’ South Court. Specialized courts are Adult Drug Treatment Court, Environmental Court, Court Referral Program, Gun Court, Domestic Violence Court, Driving While Intoxicated Court (DWI), Veterans Treatment Court, Bilingual Court and Turning Point Court.  See Specialty Courts for more information about each program.

The Municipal Court has eight divisions: Judges, Administrative, Magistrates, Office of Parole and Probation, Collections, Records, Enforcement and Court Operations.

Municipal Court Judges


Presiding Judge Andra D. Sparks
Presiding Court/Drug Court/Gun Court/Veteran’s Treatment Court/DWI/ Court/Turning Point Court
David J. Vann Municipal Justice Center
Courtroom C


Judge Hudson

Judge Nyya Parson-Hudson
Bilingual Court/Misdemeanor Court/Enviromental Court
David J. Vann Municipal Justice Center


Judge MontgomeryJudge Deborah B. Montgomery
David Barnes’ South Court
Birmingham Jail Facility
Judge DanielsJudge Cathy E. Daniel
Special Judge

Judge Anita B. Westberry
Special Judge


Municipal Court Directory

Presiding Judge
Andra D. Sparks
Phone: (205) 254-2156

Court Administrator-Administration
Bettye M. King
Phone: (205) 254-2767

Court Administrator-Operations
Mankinta Holloway
Phone: (205) 254-2529

Parole/Probation Administrator
Harriet  Dupree
Phone: (205) 254-2590

Magistrate Supervisor, Enforcement
Mary Hunter
Phone: (205) 718-8263

Court Records Supervisor
Patricia Mitchell
Phone: (205) 297-8262

Collections Supervisor
Clara Wesley
Phone: (205)254-2927

Court Records Supervisor
Narvella Glover
Phone: (205) 254-2404

Imaging Supervisor
Aurelia Threatt
Phone: (205) 254-2167

Customer Services Supervisor
Roberta Henderson
Phone: (205) 254-2158

Court Referral Officer
Michelle Pugh
Phone: (205) 254-2574

Drug Court Coordinator
Walter Garfield
Phone: (205) 297-8251

Drug Testing (Color Code)
Phone: (205) 297-8299

Customer Service
Phone (205) 254-2161