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District of Idaho

Chief Judge David C. Nye

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For Attorneys
Attorney Admissions
Admission Instructions

Eligibility for admission and continuing membership to the bar of this court is limited to attorneys of good moral character who are active members in good standing of the Idaho State Bar. All attorneys seeking admission must meet all of the requirements of District Local Rule 83.4.

Our website may be able to answer many of your questions, or feel free to contact Crystal Hall at (208) 334-1976.

Process for Admittance to Practice in the District of Idaho during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  1. Pass the Idaho State Bar
  2. Be admitted to practice by the Idaho Supreme Court
  3. Fill out Petition for Admission
  4. Pay fees for Admission ($250) using (part of Petition for Admission process in #3)
  5. Fill out Affidavit of Applicant
  6. Email to Admissions Clerk at
  7. Set up ECF account
  8. Certificate of Admission will be sent via US Mail within 2 weeks of submission of Affidavit



Please use the Petition for Admission link below.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020
Petition for Admission
Effective April 1, 2018 please use the following link to apply and pay for your attorney admission to the Idaho District and Bankruptcy Courts.
Affidavit of Applicant
Affidavit of Applicant to be filled out once applicant has completed the Petition for Admission.
Affidavit of Reciprocal Applicant
Reciprocal Applicants must fill out this Affidavit for Admittance to practice in the District of Idaho.
Pro Hac Vice

Pursuant to District Local Rule 83.4(e) an attorney may apply for admission Pro Hac Vice to appear and participate in a case in the District of Idaho.

During the filing of the Motion for Pro Hac Vice, you will be prompted to enter a credit card number for the fee payment.

You must file one application per attorney applying for Pro Hac Vice.  Only one fee is collected per motion.

Upon approval of your Pro Hac Motion, you will be required to register for an ECF account with the District of Idaho.  If you have registered in a prior case for a Pro Hac appearance, you will not need to register again.

The Pro Hac Vice Admission Form below shall be used for application.

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