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Blair Perilman, Ninth Circuit Case Managing attorney, will be presenting "Managing your Criminal Case"
Please see the Courts' Notice regarding Moscow Court hearings.  This does not impact §341(a) Meetings.
**UPDATE** Join Chief Judge Winmill will be introducing Judge David C. Nye. Lunch will be provided.
Attn 4th District attorneys: If you are interested in becoming a District of Idaho lawyer representative, deadline is Sept 15.
Thursday, September 14: Capital Habeas Day; Friday: Trial Day
Jun 28, 2017
The District of Idaho Courthouses will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
There will be a temporary change in the 341(a) Meeting effective July 1st.
Stephen W. Kenyon appointment as Clerk of Court will begin June 19.
The District Court has entered General Order #319-Revised Criminal Procedural Order.
Congratulations to our local contest winners!  
The FJC has recently enhanced it's database that houses information about federal case filings.
The 13th Annual Tri-State Conference program information is available.  Hotel and conference registration is now open.
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
Individuals are posing as Federal Court and Kootenai County Sheriff Officials in order to scam citizens out of money.
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Idaho.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after May 1, 2017 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
The Ninth Circuit has extended the contest deadline to 12:00 p.m. PDT on Monday, April 24th.
Up to $40,000 are available for the Community Outreach Grant Program this year.  Deadline is May 15.
Chief Judge Bush will discuss items of interest to the federal practitioner.  Lunch will be provided. 
Judge Jim Pappas has released a message to the Idaho bankruptcy bar regarding his intention to retire. 
Please read the Court's advisory message regarding Microsoft Word documents containing embedded macros.
Ninth Circuit Press Release announces Libby Smith as the new Ninth Circuit Executive
Mar 07, 2017
Telephone scammers are impersonating the U.S. Marshal's office using an Emmett, ID phone number.
The courthouses will be closed Monday, February 20 in observance of Washington's Birthday.
Please see the attached information regarding pending FRBP and Official Form changes regarding the chapter 13 plan form.
Gary L. Rainsdon has been appointed  a standing chapter 12 trustee for the District of Idaho, effective February 1, 2017.
Information regarding the contest rules and entry instructions is now available.
Join the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Law Section in beautiful Coeur d'Alene for their 35th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar.
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, January 2 in observance of New Year's Day
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court will discontinue hearings in Twin Falls effective January 1, 2017.
Nov 18, 2016
The district's ECF Procedures have been amended due to local and national rule changes.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and comment by December 9 at 5 p.m.
Please see the attached notice for important changes effective Dec 1st.
Please see the attached notice for important changes effective Dec 1st.
The public is invited to provide comments on new Criminal Local Rule 49.1.  Comments are due by November 23, 2016.
The Idaho Legal History Society has selected Walt Sinclair and Nancy Hammond as the 2016 Byron J. Johnson Award recipients.
Please read for important information regarding an upcoming planned ECF system outage.
Judge Dale will discuss best practices in Federal Court.  Lunch will be provided.
The U.S. Trustee is seeking resumes from persons wishing to be appointed as a Standing Trustee.  Deadline is Nov. 4, 2016.
National Pro Bono Week is October 23-29, 2016
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after Nov 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
The deadline for accepting applications is October 15, 2016.
Presented by the Idaho Chapter of the FBA In Partnership with the District of Idaho
Callers claiming to be a Deputy US Marshall falsely threaten with Federal Arrest Warrant.
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure have proposed amendments to their respective rules.
Online payment processing will be unavailable on  7/24/16 from 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM EST due to a U.S. Treasury system upgrade.
"Game of Groans - Winning Strategies at Trial" - sponsored by Federal Defender Services Sept 15-16
For interested members of the Idaho State Bar from the 1st or 2nd Districts. Due July 15
22 individuals will celebrate their first Fourth of July as new Americans.
The Judicial Conference Advisory Comm on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to FBR 3015 and adoption of a new FBR 3015.1.
The USAO has issued a press release regarding a trending scam wherein callers are impersonating USMS officials.
The public is invited to provide comments on changes to Civil Local Rules 16.4 and 83.4.  Comments are due by July 15, 2016.
Click here to read an article by the 2016 Lawyer Representatives describing their roles and opportunities.
The Idaho Chapter of the FBA is sponsoring a Pro Bono Luncheon on 7/25/16 at the Boise Courthouse - 4th Floor Clerk's Office.
Fees regarding retrieval of documents from the Federal Records Center and CVB fines will be changing June 1st.
Winners of the local 2016 Civics Contest have been announced.  The first place winner moves on to the circuit level contest.
The Tri-State Conference will be held in Sun Valley on October 13-15.  Click on the link for registration info.
Please see the attached brochure for information regarding Advanced Mediation Training set for May 16 &17 in Boise.
Please click on the news link for updated information regarding the location of the Attorney Admissions Ceremony on May 5th.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after May 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
2016 Community Outreach Grant Program - DEADLINE MAY 1
John Wilinski will be presenting at Stoel Rives on May 11. Co-hosted by FBA and Stoel Rives.
The deadline for students to submit entries has been extended to 6:00 pm MST/5:00 pm PST on Monday, April 18th
A tribute from the Judges of the US District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho to Thomas High.
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
Important information for counsel and parties regarding Bankruptcy Court digital audio recordings.
The Idaho Pro Bono Commission is sponsoring a free 1 hour CLE at the Kootenai County Courthouse Annex
Materials from the US Bankruptcy Court presentation regarding forms updates and ECF best practices
The U.S. Attorney's Office has issued a press release regarding callers impersonating USMS officials.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after April 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Please read the attached Notice regarding automatic adjustments to certain dollar amounts and amended forms set for April 1st.
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Montana.
The Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the ISB is hosting it's 34th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar in Idaho Falls Feb 18-20.
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of President's Day.
Motion to Dismiss, Statement of No Objection and Adversary Case Opening have been updated.
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office regarding Idaho residents being threatened with Federal Arrest Warrants
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
The public is invited to review and provide comments on the new Criminal Local Rule 58.3.  Comments are due by February 16, 2016.
Pease read the attached notice for more information regarding local rules and forms updated and adopted in 2015.
The federal courthouses in the District of Idaho will be CLOSED at noon on December 24th through the 25th.
Coming soon- 2016 9th Circuit Civcs Contest- "50 Years After The Miranda Decision"
Significant Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective on 12/1/15.
The Administrative Offices of the US Courts has prepared an overview for attorneys highlighting some of the Dec 1st changes.
Fictitious emails have been reported regarding summons to jury duty for a federal case.
The Bankruptcy Court's CM/ECF and PACER systems will be unavailable Monday, November 30th from 6:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m. MST.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and comment by December 11 at 5 p.m.
The U.S. District Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and provide comment by December 11 at 5 p.m.
The webcast recording of the Nov 6th CLE is now available to bar members through 12/31/15.
Nov 06, 2015
The slides from the November 6th CLE training are now available.
Most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced effective December 1, 2015. 
A sophisticated phone scam is targeting bankruptcy filers in several states.
The US Bankruptcy Court will be hosting a CLE to review and discuss the pending 12/1/15 forms changes.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after Nov 1, 2015 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Monday, Oct 12.
The district's CM/ECF and PACER systems will be unavailable Saturday, October 10th from 7:00 am -11:00 am MDT.
Attorney Admissions Ceremony is Set for October 1, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Boise Centre in Boise.
The deadline for accepting applications for the CJA Panel is October 31, 2015.  Please see attached criteria for applicants.
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules.
Interested Members of the Bar:  Applications to serve as a Lawyer Representative for the U.S. Courts now being accepted
Job Opening at the Office of the U.S. Trustee, U.S. Department of Justice in Boise, Idaho
Press release for Notice of Reappointment of Incumbent United States Magistrate Judges Candy Wagahoff Dale and Ronald E. Bush.
Information regarding the 2015 Annual Western All-Star Conference & Confabulation - "Winning the Battle and Winning the War".
The Idaho Chapter of the American College of Bankruptcy will present a panel discussion on July 21, 2015. 
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after May 15, 2015 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after April 1, 2015 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Applications for consideration are due by May 1, 2015. It can be found under the Community Outreach in the left navigation.
Judge Myers' Moscow video calendar information has been updated.  Please see the attached revised calendar.
Proposed Federal Rule and Form Changes Published for Comment by February 17, 2015
Please read the notice from the Clerk of 9th Circuit BAP regarding its policy change regarding excerpts of record.
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Monday, Jan 19.
Please read the attached notice for more information regarding local rules updated and adopted in 2014.
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, Moscow and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Thursday, Jan 1.
In accordance with General Order 286, the federal courthouses will be closed on December 26th.
Effective 1/12/15 the intake counter at the Moscow Divisional Office will no longer be regularly staffed by court personnel.
 
As of January 1st,  §341 meetings in Moscow will be held in Suite 204 of the Moscow meeting location at 220 East Fifth Street
Please view for important updates to National Rule, Fee and Form changes which go into effect December 1, 2014. 
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and provide comment by December 5 at 5 p.m.
The ISB Diversity Section has chosen Chief U.S. Magistrate Candy Dale for its 2014 "Justice for All" Award.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after November 1, 2014 is now available on the US Trustee’s website.
The United States District and Bankruptcy Court are pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Nakaoka from the 5th District.
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, Moscow and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Monday, October 13.
Materials presented by Brian Kane at the 2014 Federal Court Bench Bar Conference
Please review and provide comment on the amendments to Local Rules of Civil Procedures 15.1, 37.1, and 37.2 by October 20.
The Idaho Pro Bono Commission urges Idaho lawyers to commit more legal help to those who cannot afford it.
Applications to be on the 2015 CJA Panel are now being accepted.  Please make sure you qualify before submitting your application.
August 29 is the deadline to submit your application to become a Lawyer Representative for the District of Idaho.
U.S. Judge Mikel Williams has been named the first recipient of an award named after another exemplar of civility, Richard C. Fields.
Information about the bench bar conference 2014 in Boise
Information about the bench bar conference 2014 in Fort Hall
The District Local Rules Committee invites public comment on Crim R 32.1 by July 18 at 5 p.m.
The District Local Rules Committee invited public comment on Civ Rules 16.1 and 47.2
Attached is the Order from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Latta v Otter
Attached is the Judgment entered in Latta v Otter dated May 14, 2014.
Attached is the Order issued by the District of Idaho - filed May 14, 2014.
Attached is the Press Release issued on May 13, 2014 by Chief Magistrate Judge Candy W. Dale in Latta v Otter.
The District Court Local Rules Committee invites public comment on Local Civ P 37.1 and 37.2
Federal Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Changes effective June 1, 2014
Thrills and Skills program presented by the Federal Defenders of E Washington - May 9, 2014
On February 12, 2014 ILHS will host a gala event at the Idaho State Archives
The Bankruptcy Court Local Rules Committee adopted 1001.2, 2002.2, 4002.1, 9011.1
Citizens of Idaho Continue to be Targets of Telephone Scammers
Changes to Nt'l Bankruptcy Fees, Rules and Forms effective December 1, 2013
Federal Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Changes effective December 1, 2013


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