United States District Court

Chief Judge David C. Nye welcomes you to the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho.  In 1891 James H. Beatty was appointed by President Harrison to become the first Federal Judge for the District of Idaho.  We have a long and proud history rooted in our commitment to provide an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Courts.

The District of Idaho has had 11 Article III Judges appointed by the President of the United States, with two of them currently presiding.  In addition to our two Article III Judges, we have three Magistrate Judges assisting with our busy workload.

Our judges hold court in BoiseCoeur d'Alene, and Pocatello.

District Court Calendar

The calendar updates as new information becomes available and is subject to change without notice. To schedule a hearing, contact the courtroom deputy.

The District of Idaho courthouses closed - Sept 2
Aug 20, 2019
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.
Moscow Bench Bar Conference - September 13
Jul 31, 2019
The District of Idaho is pleased to announce the Moscow Bench Conference registration is now open!
Lawyer Representative Applications
Jul 09, 2019
Lawyer Rep applications are being accepted from the 3rd and 5th Districts. 
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.