United States District & Bankruptcy Courts
Clerk of Court Elizabeth A. Smith 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 four 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, Moscow 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.
Please see the attached brochure for information regarding Advanced Mediation Training set for May 16 &17 in Boise.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after May 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
John Wilinski will be presenting at Stoel Rives on May 11. Co-hosted by FBA and Stoel Rives.
A tribute from the Judges of the US District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho to Thomas High.
Important information for counsel and parties regarding Bankruptcy Court digital audio recordings.
Materials from the US Bankruptcy Court presentation regarding forms updates and ECF best practices
The U.S. Attorney's Office has issued a press release regarding callers impersonating USMS officials.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after April 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Please read the attached Notice regarding automatic adjustments to certain dollar amounts and amended forms set for April 1st.
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.