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.

"Maintain Your ECF Account"
Jun 20, 2019
Reminder to Attorneys to Update ECF Accounts
The District of Idaho courthouses closed - July 4
Jun 20, 2019
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
U.S. Trustee Program seeking AUST for Boise office
Jun 11, 2019

2019 Civics Contest Finalists Announced
Jun 04, 2019
"The 4th Amendment in the 21st Century - What is an Unreasonable Search and Seizure in the Digital Age?"
Word Perfect
Jun 04, 2019
Word Perfect documents no longer accepted by Idaho District and Bankruptcy Courts beginning August 1, 2019
Updated Means Testing Data Effective May 1, 2019
Apr 12, 2019
Notice: Dollar Amounts and Forms Changes 4/1/19
Feb 20, 2019
Please read the attached Notice regarding automatic adjustments to certain dollar amounts and amended forms set for April 1, 2019.

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.