Notice: New Criminal Ex Parte Motion Now Available

Wireless is now available for Attorney use within the Hugo L. Black U.S. Courthouse
Windows XP Wireless Instructions
Windows 7 Wireless Instructions
Attorney Wireless Internet Policy
Connecting Apple Devices to the Attorney Wireless Network

Job Announcements
Network Administrator   (PDF format)
AO-78 Form    (PDF format)
Court News
Standing Order RE: Retroactive Application of USSG Amendment 782 [ 2 level drug reduction ]
Public Alert: Phony Emails Requesting Personal ID Information
Public Alert: Warning! Arrest Warrant Scam
Public Alert: Scam Emails About Phony Court Cases Carry Computer Virus
Judiciary Staff Travel Regulations
Notice - Filing Fee Changes Effective December 1, 2013
General Order Regarding Operation of the United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court
for the Northern District of Alabama in the Absence of Funding Authority By the United States Congress

The Administrative Office has notified us that some fictitious arrest warrants have been sent to individuals with a request to
remit payments to avoid arrest. If you receive such a warrant, do not send money.  Please contact the United States District Court.


Warning: Bogus Phone Calls on Jury Service May Lead to Fraud  Click here for more information and video on Jury Phone Scam

Transcript Redaction Policy
Alert Regarding Invalid Subpoenas

Judicial Misconduct or Disability Complaint Form

Revised CJA Plan - approved February 19, 2009  (PDF format)
Alabama Northern District - Map of Divisions and Counties
If you are filing a Criminal Waiver of Arraignment...

FAQ page for CM/ECF and Attorney Registration


Sample: Uniform Initial Order (2/17/2005)
               Appendix I HIPAA Order (2/17/2005)
               Appendix II Summary Judgment (2/19/2010)
Attorney Event Picklist By Category  (PDF format)




United States District Court
Hugo L. Black U. S. Courthouse
1729 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Telephone:  Main: 205.278.1700

Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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