United States District & Bankruptcy Courts

The District of Idaho Clerk of Court welcomes you to the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho.  We are one of 15 districts in the Ninth Circuit which spans 9 western states. Idaho is proud to be one of only four consolidated District and Bankruptcy Clerks' Offices within the federal judiciary.

The U.S. Courts for the District of Idaho was created with statehood in 1890. Our offices are located in Boise, Coeur d'Alene, Moscow and Pocatello.  

We trust this website will give some insight into the functions of the U.S. Courts and how the Clerk's Office can better serve the people of the State of Idaho.

District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - July 4
Jun 20, 2017
The District of Idaho Courthouses will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Change in Jerome 341(a) Meeting Location
Jun 16, 2017
There will be a temporary change in the 341(a) Meeting effective July 1st.
Stephen W. Kenyon selected as Clerk
Jun 15, 2017
Stephen W. Kenyon appointment as Clerk of Court will begin June 19.
Revised Criminal Procedural Order effective June 1
Jun 01, 2017
The District Court has entered General Order #319-Revised Criminal Procedural Order.
Civics Contest Finalists Announced
May 30, 2017
Congratulations to our local contest winners!  
Interactive Database to Search Judiciary Trends
May 16, 2017
The FJC has recently enhanced it's database that houses information about federal case filings.
Tri-State FBA Conference Oct. 5-7 - Jackson, WY
May 16, 2017
The 13th Annual Tri-State Conference program information is available.  Hotel and conference registration is now open.
Northern Idaho Jury Scam
May 05, 2017
Individuals are posing as Federal Court and Kootenai County Sheriff Officials in order to scam citizens out of money.
Message from Judge Pappas to the Bankruptcy Bar
Mar 22, 2017
Judge Jim Pappas has released a message to the Idaho bankruptcy bar regarding his intention to retire. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho is to provide an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Courts, so as to preserve judicial independence, protect individual rights and liberties, and promote public trust and confidence.