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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.

David J. Vann Municipal Justice Center
Municipal Court Judges

Presiding Judge Andra D. Sparks

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) 254-2594
BMC.Probation@birminghamal.gov

 

Pretrial Services Supervisor
Mary Hunter
Phone: (205) 297-8263
BMC.PreTrial@birminghamal.gov

 

Collections Supervisor
Clara Wesley
Phone: (205)254-2927
BMC.TrafficCitations@birminghamal.gov

 

Information Technology/Building Services Supervisor
LaShondrea Farris
Phone: (205) 297-8245
BMC.IT.Support@birminghamal.gov

 

Director of Social Services

Phone: (205) 714-8696
BMC.PostTrial@birminghamal.gov

 

Training & Development Manager

Phone: (205) 714-8690

 

Accounting – Administration

Phone: (205) 254-2125

 

Administration
Audrey Jones 
Phone: (205) 254-2447

 

Court Records Supervisor
Narvella Glover
Phone: (205) 254-2404
BMC.CustomerService@birminghamal.gov

 

Court Records/Imaging Supervisor
Latoya Brown
Phone: (205) 254-2537
BMC.CustomerService@birminghamal.gov

 

Magistrate Supervisor
Arthur Teele
Phone: (205) 254-6515
BMC.magistrate@birminghamal.gov

 

Court Referral Officer
Michelle Pugh
Phone: (205) 254-2574
BMC.CourtReferralOffice@birminghamal.gov

 

Drug Court Coordinator
Walter Garfield
Phone: (205) 297-8251
BMC.CourtReferralOffice@birminghamal.gov

 

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

Customer Service
Phone (205) 254-2161
BMC.CustomerService@birminghamal.gov

 

Public Relations Coordinator
Chiara Perry
Phone: (205) 254-2875