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Currie M. Mingledorff II

Presiding Judge, Felony Drug & Mental Health Courts

Currie Mingledorff was born and raised in Athens, Georgia.  He graduated from The University of Georgia with a Degree in Economics (1984), a Certificate in Global Policy Studies (1984) and a Law Degree (1987).  After law school, he and his young family moved to Winder, Georgia where he spent the next twenty-two years engaged in the general practice of law.  During that time he was active, and served in leadership capacities, in church and numerous civic organizations.  

In 2008, Judge Mingledorff was elected Superior Court Judge in the Piedmont Judicial Circuit, comprising Barrow, Jackson and Banks Counties.  Soon after taking the bench, he presided over the creation of the Circuit’s first Felony Drug Courts and Mental Health Courts.  The Barrow County Felony Drug Court has been designated a "Model Drug Court" for the years 2020 - 2023 by the Council of Accountability Court Judges of Georgia (CACJ). Judge Mingledorff has also been appointed to the Faculty of the National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) to assist in training other accountability courts, judges and teams across the Nation.  

He and his wife are the parents of 10 children and have 25 grandchildren (and counting).

Judicial Assistant

Ms. Heather Tarver

652 Barrow Park Dr, Suite H

Winder, GA 30680


Court Reporter

Ms. Alisha Weathers

Bentley Robinson Court Reporting


If you are interested in public viewing of Judge Mingledorff's civil or criminal hearings held via video conferencing, e-mail Heather Tarver for link.
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