There is no Clerk's Office at this location to accept filings.
Welcome to the official website for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
The Circuit Judicial Council has approved the revised local rules. The revised local rules are effective as of January 15, 2016.
Notice: On Friday, November 4, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Hugo L. Black Courthouse will be closed to the public.
Warning: Fraudulent E-Mail
The Office of the United States Attorney advised the Court that a fraudulent e-mail about an unpaid debt has been sent to some citizens in the Northern District of Alabama. The fraudulent e-mail PURPORTS TO BE sent by ["] Frank Harris["] FROM THE U.S.ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. The e-mail is entitled United States District Court Warning[,], and contains threats about the initiation of "legal proceedings" to collect a debt. IT IS A SHAM. Do not respond to the e-mail. Federal law enforcement officials have been made aware of this issue.
Warning: New Reports of Jury Scams
There are also reports of additional scams involving Magistrate's Court Summons. If you have any questions please contact the clerks office.
Hugo L. Black United States Courthouse
1729 5th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Main: (205) 278-1700