United States District & Bankruptcy Courts

The District of Idaho Clerk of Court 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, 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.

May 24, 2018
Naturalization hearing in Pocatello sees 19 people become U.S. Citizens
Brown Bag CLE - Boise - July 17 at noon
May 21, 2018
Brown Bag CLE on Immigration in the Trump Administration to be held at the Idaho Supreme Court.
The District of Idaho courthouses closed - May 28
May 21, 2018
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.
Bankruptcy ECF downtime- Saturday, May 26
May 11, 2018
The Bankruptcy ECF system will be down on Saturday, May 26 from 8:00 am - noon  MDT for system maintenance. 
Brown Bag CLE - Boise - June 5 at noon
Apr 27, 2018
Demystifying Trade Secret Law.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective May 1, 2018
Apr 25, 2018
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after May 1, 2018 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Hon. Jim D. Pappas featured in The Federal Lawyer
Apr 09, 2018
Please see the attached article on Bankruptcy Judge Jim D. Pappas which was featured in the March 2018 issue of The Federal Lawyer
New Attorney Admissions Process effective April 1
Apr 02, 2018
New Bankruptcy Judge Appointed
Feb 21, 2018
The Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Idaho

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.