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.

2020 Bench Bar Conferences
Feb 12, 2020
Save the Dates!  The 2020 Bench Bar Conferences will be held Sept. 18 in Fort Hall and Oct. 23 in Boise.
Bankruptcy Form Changes Effective Feb 19, 2020
Feb 06, 2020
Subchapter V of Chapter 11 will go into effect February 19, 2020.
U.S. Trustee to Hire Another Attorney in Boise
Feb 05, 2020
A Job Opportunity Announcement to fill the position of Trial Attorney.
New General Order re Interim Bankruptcy Procedures
Jan 31, 2020
Adoption of Interim Bankruptcy Procedures re the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019.
New General Order re Local Bankruptcy Procedures
Jan 31, 2020
Proof of Claim Bar Date and 1111(b) Election Date in Small Business Cases filed under Subchapter V of Chapter 11.

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.