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.
Piedmont Judicial Circuit

Banks County Courthouse

144 Yonah-Homer Road
Homer, Georgia 30547

Barrow County Courthouse

652 Barrow Park Drive

Winder, Georgia 30680

Jackson County Courthouse

5000 Jackson Parkway

Jefferson, Georgia 30549

Disclaimer: By using the information on this website you are certifying that you have read, understand, and agree with this disclaimer.  The Piedmont Judicial Circuit, its officials, employees, and/or anyone contributing to the creation of this website, instructions, calendars and all other information provided on or by this site, assume no responsibility for, and shall be held harmless for, any and all damages (direct, indirect and/or consequential) resulting from your reliance on and/or use of any information, forms, calendars, and/or materials herein.

The use of information, calendars, forms, etc, on this site does not guarantee any particular outcome.  While every effort is made to assure that the information, forms, calendars, etc on this site are accurate and up-to-date, it is the sole responsibility of the user to verify that information.  Failure to verify information and/or calendar dates does not excuse users from said responsibility.  The Court furthermore assumes no liability whatsoever associated with the use or misuse of information retrieved from this site.