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District of Idaho

Clerk of Court Elizabeth A. Smith

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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.

District of Idaho News
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
The Tri-State Conference will be held in Sun Valley on October 13-15.  Click on the link for registration info.
Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Bush will present news and events affecting the District of Idaho on June 22 in CDA.
For interested members of the Idaho State Bar from the 1st or 2nd Districts.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after May 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
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.
Mission Statement

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.

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