Robert L. Minor  
Ashville Courthouse
Title: Presiding District Judge
Phone: 205-594-2184
Judge Robert L. Minor


Judge Robert Minor has served as District Judge of St. Clair County since January 2009. Judge Minor assumed the duties of Presiding District Judge in September 2011.

Judge Minor handles all civil cases in District Court, including small claims actions. He serves as Juvenile Judge in all juvenile dependency actions and presides over a dependency/family drug court. Judge Minor also presides over all child support cases and sits as a specially designated Circuit Judge in divorce actions.

In July 2013, Judge Minor was elected as President-Elect of the Alabama District Judges Association. In addition to that judicial association, Judge Minor also is a member of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and is a graduate of the National Judicial College’s general jurisdiction course.

Judge Minor is married with two children.

Education
  • Auburn University (Summa Cum Laude, 1991)
  • University of Alabama School of Law (Summa Cum Laude, 1994)
Career
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation, Special Agent, Detroit, Michigan (1995-1997)
  • Practicing Attorney in Birmingham Law Firm (1994-1995)
  • Practicing Attorney in St. Clair County, including service as City Attorney for City of Pell City (1997-2009)
  • St. Clair County District Judge (2009 to Present)
Professional, Civic & Church Activities
  • Alternate Judge, Alabama Court of the Judiciary
  • Associate Member, St. Clair County Mayors Association
  • Chairman of Deacons
  • Chairman, St. Clair County Children’s Policy Council
  • Executive Committee, Alabama District Judges Association
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents Association
  • First Baptist Church of Pell City
  • Graduate, Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum
  • Graduate, Leadership Pell City
  • Graduate, Leadership St. Clair County
  • Member, Alabama State Bar Judicial Liaison Committee
  • Member, Alabama Supreme Court Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Moody Chamber of Commerce
  • Odenville Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President, St. Clair County Auburn Club
  • Past President, St. Clair County Bar Association
  • Pell City Chamber of Commerce (Former Board Member)
  • Springville Chamber of Commerce
  • Sunday School Teacher
  • Vice-Chairman, Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center Commission
 

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