Jefferson County, Alabama

(District 5)


Commissioner Michael F. (Mike) Bolin


Commissioner Mike Bolin was elected to serve as the Jefferson County Commissioner to represent District 5 in July of 2023. He is a lifelong resident of Jefferson County, Alabama, and attended elementary school in Birmingham and middle school in Homewood. 

Commissioner Bolin received his diploma from Shades Valley High School and went on to attend Samford University, where he earned his undergraduate degree. He then earned his law degree from Cumberland School of Law. Bolin practiced as an attorney for 15 years before being elected Probate Judge of Jefferson County where he served from 1988 to 2004. 

He authored the Putative Father Registry law, ensuring the protection of rights of all parties in adoption cases, that resulted in his receiving the national “Angels of Adoption” award in 2000 for his service to adoptive families. 

Elected to the Alabama Supreme Court in 2004, Bolin has stayed active within the Alabama Probate Judges Association, his community, and his church. He is blessed with the support of his wife, Rosemary, and their daughter, Leigh Anne.

Commissioner Mike Bolin is committed to serving the citizens of Jefferson County with integrity and hard work.

Contact Information:
Jefferson County Commission
Jefferson County Courthouse
716 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. N - Suite 230
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-325-5503


Commissioner Mike Bolin is the Jefferson County Commissioner representing District 5.