Birmingham Courthouses

Last updated: November 13, 2013

Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama, has over 500 restaurants, over 1,300 churches and 99 historic neighborhoods. In addition to these cultural gems, the city has several courthouses. Finding the right location for your court business can be tricky, but this courthouse resource page has information on court locations all over the city. The list below includes the physical address of each courthouse, a phone number, a note on the kinds of business conducted by the court, and links to court websites that contain directions, parking information, and more. 

  • Birmingham Municipal Court

    801 17th Street North
    Birmingham
    , AL 35203

    Tel: (205) 254-2161

    Note: This court hears traffic cases and some misdemeanor criminal cases which occurred within the Birmingham city limits.

  • Jefferson County Main Courthouse

    716 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North
    Birmingham
    , AL 35203

    Tel: (205) 325-5300

    Note: The Circuit and District Civil Divisions of Jefferson County are located here, along with the Small Claims Division. Jefferson County has a second court location in Bessemer.

  • Jefferson County Criminal Justice Center

    801 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North
    Birmingham
    , AL 35203

    Tel: (205) 325-5670

    Note: The Circuit and District Criminal Divisions of Jefferson County are located here, along with the Traffic Division.

  • Jefferson County Family Court

    120 2nd Court North
    Birmingham
    , AL 35204

    Tel: (205) 325-5491

    Note: The Child Support Division and Juvenile Division of Jefferson County are located here.

Federal Courts in Birmingham

  • Hugo L. Black U. S. Courthouse

    1729 Fifth Avenue North
    Birmingham
    , AL 35203

    Tel: (205) 278-1700

    Note: The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama is located here. The court hears cases involving federal law, crimes or complex cases involving parties from multiple states.

  • Robert S. Vance Federal Building

    1800 Fifth Avenue North
    Birmingham
    , AL 35203

    Tel: (205) 714-4000

    Note: The Southern Division of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama is located here. You may file bankruptcy petitions and attend bankruptcy hearings at this location.