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District of Idaho

Clerk of Court Stephen W. Kenyon

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United States District & Bankruptcy Courts

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 six 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.

District of Idaho News
Jan 22, 2021
Continued Court operations in February 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Raymond E. Patricco, Jr. has been selected for appointment as the new U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Idaho.
Registration is open for the virtual 2021 Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar on February 5, 2021. (7.0 CLE credits)
"Courts During COVID: Challenges and Successes" presented on 2/9/21.  CLE credit available for CA and WA.  Click to register.
Jan 11, 2021
Appoints Advisory Committee on District Court Local Rules
Standard Notice and Order entered for all Zoom hearings in Bankruptcy Court
Jan 04, 2021
Adoption of Revised District Court Local Rules for Civil Practice 5.3 and 37.1.
Dec 31, 2020
Adoption of Revised Bankruptcy Court Local Rules and Chapter 13 Confirmation Order
Important dates and action items for attorneys regarding the District of Idaho's upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF in March 2021.
Outlines continued court operations in 2021 in response to Stay Healthy Order re COVID-19.
Dec 14, 2020
Appoints Advisory Committee on Local Bankruptcy Rules
Dec 14, 2020
Extends the time to file indictments because of the suspension of grand jury proceedings in the District of Idaho.
Dec 10, 2020
Appointment of CJA Peer Review Committee
The Ninth Circuit has announced the theme for the 2021 Civics Contest -- What Does Our American Community Ask of Us?
Effective from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022.
Nov 30, 2020
Revised Criminal Procedural Order that supersedes and replaces General Order 352.
Mission Statement

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.

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