The District of Idaho Clerk of Court, Stephen W. Kenyon, 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, 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.
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Day.
Stay of Cases in Which the United States is a Party during the Federal Government Lapse in Appropriations
Continuation of court operations during lapse in appropriations.
Attached is a press release regarding the appointment of new District and Bankruptcy Chief Judges effective January 1, 2019.
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.