Limestone County Courthouse (All public please use the west side entrance.)
200 West Washington Street
Athens, AL 35611

Courthouse Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Limestone County District Judge (Place 1)
Doug Patterson
39th Judicial Circuit

Phone: (256) 233-6419

Judge Doug Patterson was born in Athens and attended Athens High School.  He later graduated from Athens State University and the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

He is married to the former Heather Wilder, also of Athens.  They have three children.

Patterson serves on the boards for CASA and The Arc of Alabama-Birdie Thornton Center.  He is also a volunteer for both Hospice of Athens-Limestone County and the Athens Community Council on Aging.

Limestone County District Judge (Place 2)
Matthew R. Huggins
39th Judicial Circuit

Phone 256-233-6440


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