United States District & Bankruptcy Courts
News Archive
Updated Means Testing Data Effective Nov 1, 2018
Oct 19, 2018
2018 District of Idaho Bench Bar Conferences
Oct 04, 2018
For further info:  https://www.id.uscourts.gov/clerks/bench_bar_conf/2018_Conferences.cfm
The District of Idaho courthouses closed - Oct 8
Sep 24, 2018
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, October 8 in observance of Columbus Day.
CJA Panel Application period is now open
Sep 20, 2018
The District of Idaho is soliciting applications for appointment to our CJA Panel.  Application period closes 10/31/18.
New Misc Fee effective September 1st
Aug 29, 2018
The Courts have established a new miscellaneous fee for the retrieval of court records not available on ECF or PACER.
2019 Civics Contest
Aug 28, 2018
The 4th Amendment in the 21st Century- What is an "Unreasonable Search and Seizure" in the Digital Age?
Proposed Amendments for Public Comment- Aug 2018
Aug 28, 2018
Public comment is sought for proposed amendments to appellate, bankruptcy, civil and evidence rules. 
The District of Idaho courthouses closed - Sept 3
Aug 20, 2018
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day.
14th Annual Tri-State Seminar Sept 20-22, 2018
Aug 01, 2018
Public Comment Period re: Chapter 13 Plan
Jul 23, 2018
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules Committee invites public comment on proposed changes to the local chapter 13 plan form.
Boise Clerk's Office Construction Project
Jul 11, 2018
The Boise Clerk's Office will be relocating to the 5th floor on or about August 1.
2018 All-Star Conference & Confabulation
Jun 29, 2018
Thursday, September 20: Capital Habeas Day; Friday, September 21: Trial Day
The District of Idaho courthouses closed - July 4
Jun 20, 2018
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
2019 Lawyer Representative - 6th & 7th Districts
Jun 19, 2018
News Release - The next Lawyer Representative will be appointed from the 6th and 7th Districts.  Letters of interest due August 1.
2018 Civics Contest Finalists
Jun 12, 2018
District ECF Downtime- Saturday, June 16
May 31, 2018
The District Court CM/ECF system will be down on Saturday, June 16 from 8:00 am - noon MDT for system maintenance. 
Federal Rules changes set for Dec 1, 2018
May 31, 2018
Fee changes set for June 1st
May 31, 2018
Attorney admission and pro hac vice fees will increase to $250 effective June 1.  Please see General Order #329.
MY FELLOW AMERICANS
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.
Circuit Librarian Vacancy Announcement
Apr 10, 2018
The Office of the Circuit Librarian is seeking a librarian for the Boise Branch Library
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
Civics Contest Deadline Extended to April 8 7,197 KB
Mar 30, 2018
There's still one week left to enter the 2018 Civics Contest!
Bankruptcy Case Reassignments Completed
Mar 22, 2018
Contact information for any case assignment issues and updated information on Boise courtroom location in ECF.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective April 1, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after April 1, 2018 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Term Law Clerk Vacancy Announcement
Mar 13, 2018
The District of Idaho is now accepting applications for a term law clerk to the Honorable B. Lynn Winmill in Boise.
Brown Bag CLE - Boise - May 23rd at noon
Mar 12, 2018
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Passage of the 14th Amendment.
Upcoming ECF outages
Mar 12, 2018
The ECF systems will be down during maintenance windows on March 17th and March 22nd.
April 1st Deadline for 2018 Civics Contest
Mar 07, 2018
Just a few weeks remain for Idaho high school students to enter the 2018 Civics Contest.
Term Law Clerk Vacancy Announcement
Feb 28, 2018
The District of Idaho is now accepting applications for a term law clerk to the Honorable Joseph M. Meier in Boise.
The Federal Lawyer - Featuring Judge Dale
Feb 23, 2018
The Honorable Candy Wagahoff Dale is featured in the January/February 2018 issue of The Federal Lawyer.
New Bankruptcy Judge Appointed
Feb 21, 2018
The Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Idaho
Operations Specialist Vacancy
Feb 08, 2018
The District of Idaho is now accepting applications for a full-time Operations Specialist in Pocatello.
The District of Idaho courthouses closed - Feb 19
Feb 05, 2018
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents' Day.
2018 Civics Contest
Jan 30, 2018
150 Years After Ratification of the 14th Amendment: What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?
New General Order #324
Jan 17, 2018
A new General Order has been entered which amends GO# 237 and District Local Civil Rule 73.1 regarding the consent process.
The District of Idaho courthouses closed - Jan 15
Jan 01, 2018
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Day.
New Chapter 11 Quarterly Fees Effective 1/1/18
Dec 27, 2017
In accordance with the Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017, Pub. L. No. 115-72, the ch 11 quarterly fee schedule has been amended.
New Region 18 Acting U.S. Trustee
Dec 27, 2017
Mr. Gregory M. Garvin has been appointed as the Acting U.S. Trustee for Region 18 effective 12/23/17.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - Jan 1
Dec 18, 2017
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, January 1 in observance of the New Year's Day.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - December 25
Dec 11, 2017
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, December 25 in observance of the holiday.
Passing of the Honorable Larry M. Boyle
Nov 30, 2017
Notice of Bankruptcy Rules/Forms Effective 12/1
Nov 12, 2017
Summary of Federal and Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms changes effective 12/1/17.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - November 23
Nov 09, 2017
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Addendum to Dec 1, 2017 Rules/Forms Changes
Nov 06, 2017
Revised Chapter 12 Closing Procedures
Nov 02, 2017
The Bankruptcy Court has instituted new procedures for finalizing/closing chapter 12 cases.
December 1 Rule/Form Changes CLE
Nov 01, 2017
Kathleen McCallister will be hosting CLE seminars the week of November 14th.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective Nov 1, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after Nov 1, 2017 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
New 341(a) Meeting Location for Central Division
Oct 30, 2017
Meeting location is changing effective January 1, 2018.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - November 10
Oct 27, 2017
The District of Idaho Courthouses will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans' Day.
 
Brown Bag CLE - Pocatello Nov. 7 at Noon
Oct 18, 2017
Idaho Chapter of the FBA present "Inexpensive? Implementing Rule 1 of the Federal Rules". 
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - October 9
Sep 25, 2017
The District of Idaho Courthouses will be closed on Monday, October 9 in observance of Columbus Day.
Accepting Applications for CJA Panel
Sep 22, 2017
The deadline to submit applications to serve on the CJA Panel for the U.S. District Court is October 31, 2017.
Public Comment Period for Rules/Forms Changes
Sep 17, 2017
The public is invited to review and provide comments on proposed updates to local bankruptcy forms and rules.
Notice re 2018 Lawyer Representative
Sep 11, 2017
Attn 4th District attorneys: If you are interested in becoming a District of Idaho lawyer representative, deadline is Sept 15.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - September 4
Aug 21, 2017
The District of Idaho Courthouses will be closed on September 4 in observance of Labor Day.
FBA Brown Bag CLE - Sept 26- all locations
Aug 17, 2017
Blair Perilman, Ninth Circuit Case Managing attorney, will be presenting "Managing your Criminal Case"
Moscow Court Hearings to be Discontinued 9/1
Aug 04, 2017
Please see the Courts' Notice regarding Moscow Court hearings.  This does not impact §341(a) Meetings.
Press Release re Judge David C. Nye
Aug 01, 2017
FBA Brown Bag CLE - Coeur d'Alene- Aug 16
Jul 20, 2017
**UPDATE** Join Chief Judge Winmill will be introducing Judge David C. Nye. Lunch will be provided.
2017 All-Star Conference & Confabulation
Jul 10, 2017
Thursday, September 14: Capital Habeas Day; Friday: Trial Day
Jury Scam in Idaho
Jun 28, 2017
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - July 4
Jun 20, 2017
The District of Idaho Courthouses will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Change in Jerome 341(a) Meeting Location
Jun 16, 2017
There will be a temporary change in the 341(a) Meeting effective July 1st.
Stephen W. Kenyon selected as Clerk
Jun 15, 2017
Stephen W. Kenyon appointment as Clerk of Court will begin June 19.
Revised Criminal Procedural Order effective June 1
Jun 01, 2017
The District Court has entered General Order #319-Revised Criminal Procedural Order.
Civics Contest Finalists Announced
May 30, 2017
Congratulations to our local contest winners!  
Interactive Database to Search Judiciary Trends
May 16, 2017
The FJC has recently enhanced it's database that houses information about federal case filings.
Tri-State FBA Conference Oct. 5-7 - Jackson, WY
May 16, 2017
The 13th Annual Tri-State Conference program information is available.  Hotel and conference registration is now open.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - May 29
May 15, 2017
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
Northern Idaho Jury Scam
May 05, 2017
Individuals are posing as Federal Court and Kootenai County Sheriff Officials in order to scam citizens out of money.
Bankruptcy Court - Judicial Vacancy Announcement
May 04, 2017
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Idaho.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective May 1, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after May 1, 2017 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Civics Contest Deadline Extended to April 24, 2017
Apr 14, 2017
The Ninth Circuit has extended the contest deadline to 12:00 p.m. PDT on Monday, April 24th.
2017 Community Outreach Grant Funds Available
Apr 12, 2017
Up to $40,000 are available for the Community Outreach Grant Program this year.  Deadline is May 15.
FBA Brown Bag Lunch- Coeur d'Alene- June 21
Mar 27, 2017
Chief Judge Bush will discuss items of interest to the federal practitioner.  Lunch will be provided. 
Message from Judge Pappas to the Bankruptcy Bar
Mar 22, 2017
Judge Jim Pappas has released a message to the Idaho bankruptcy bar regarding his intention to retire. 
Microsoft Word Documents Emailed to the Court
Mar 16, 2017
Please read the Court's advisory message regarding Microsoft Word documents containing embedded macros.
New Ninth Circuit Executive
Mar 09, 2017
Ninth Circuit Press Release announces Libby Smith as the new Ninth Circuit Executive
Jury Duty Phone Scam
Mar 07, 2017
Telephone scammers are impersonating the U.S. Marshal's office using an Emmett, ID phone number.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed February 20
Feb 13, 2017
The courthouses will be closed Monday, February 20 in observance of Washington's Birthday.
Proposed National Rule/Form Changes- Ch 13 Plan
Feb 09, 2017
Please see the attached information regarding pending FRBP and Official Form changes regarding the chapter 13 plan form.
New Standing Chapter 12 Trustee for the District
Jan 31, 2017
Gary L. Rainsdon has been appointed  a standing chapter 12 trustee for the District of Idaho, effective February 1, 2017.
2017 Civics Contest Now Open!
Jan 03, 2017
Information regarding the contest rules and entry instructions is now available.
35th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar- Feb 9-11, 2017
Dec 21, 2016
Join the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Law Section in beautiful Coeur d'Alene for their 35th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - January 2
Dec 19, 2016
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, January 2 in observance of New Year's Day
Notice re: Discontinued Twin Falls Hearings
Dec 05, 2016
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court will discontinue hearings in Twin Falls effective January 1, 2017.
Amended ECF Procedures
Nov 18, 2016
The district's ECF Procedures have been amended due to local and national rule changes.
Public Notice re: Local Bankruptcy rules changes
Nov 18, 2016
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and comment by December 9 at 5 p.m.
Bankruptcy Court - Dec 1 fee/form/rule changes
Nov 14, 2016
Please see the attached notice for important changes effective Dec 1st.
District Court - Dec 1 fee/rule changes
Nov 14, 2016
Please see the attached notice for important changes effective Dec 1st.
Proposed new Criminal Local Rule 49.1
Nov 02, 2016
The public is invited to provide comments on new Criminal Local Rule 49.1.  Comments are due by November 23, 2016.
ILHS Byron J. Johnson Award
Oct 28, 2016
The Idaho Legal History Society has selected Walt Sinclair and Nancy Hammond as the 2016 Byron J. Johnson Award recipients.
ECF systems down evening of 11/4 and all day 11/5
Oct 20, 2016
Please read for important information regarding an upcoming planned ECF system outage.
FBA Brown Bag Lunch - Idaho Falls - Nov 15
Oct 18, 2016
Judge Dale will discuss best practices in Federal Court.  Lunch will be provided.
Appointment of Chapter 12 Standing Trustee
Oct 12, 2016
The U.S. Trustee is seeking resumes from persons wishing to be appointed as a Standing Trustee.  Deadline is Nov. 4, 2016.
Celebrate National Pro Bono Week!
Oct 06, 2016
National Pro Bono Week is October 23-29, 2016
Updated Means Testing Data Effective Nov 1
Oct 06, 2016
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after Nov 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Accepting Applications for CJA Panel
Sep 09, 2016
The deadline for accepting applications is October 15, 2016.
Registration for Boise Bench Bar Conference
Aug 24, 2016
Presented by the Idaho Chapter of the FBA In Partnership with the District of Idaho
Telephone Scammers Target Idaho Residents
Aug 23, 2016
Callers claiming to be a Deputy US Marshall falsely threaten with Federal Arrest Warrant.
Public Comment Period For Federal Rule Amendments 2,212 KB
Aug 12, 2016
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure have proposed amendments to their respective rules.
Online Payment Service Interruption - 7/24/16
Jul 21, 2016
Online payment processing will be unavailable on  7/24/16 from 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM EST due to a U.S. Treasury system upgrade.
2016 Western All-Star Conference & Confabulation
Jul 07, 2016
"Game of Groans - Winning Strategies at Trial" - sponsored by Federal Defender Services Sept 15-16
Lawyer Representative Announcement
Jul 07, 2016
For interested members of the Idaho State Bar from the 1st or 2nd Districts. Due July 15
First Independence Day for New Americans
Jul 01, 2016
22 individuals will celebrate their first Fourth of July as new Americans.
Public Comment Period for Federal Rule Amendments
Jul 01, 2016
The Judicial Conference Advisory Comm on Bankruptcy Rules has proposed amendments to FBR 3015 and adoption of a new FBR 3015.1.
Telephone Scammers Target Idaho Residents
Jun 27, 2016
The USAO has issued a press release regarding a trending scam wherein callers are impersonating USMS officials.
Proposed Updates to Civ Local Rules 16.4 and 83.4
Jun 25, 2016
The public is invited to provide comments on changes to Civil Local Rules 16.4 and 83.4.  Comments are due by July 15, 2016.
"Your Access to the Federal Bench"
Jun 15, 2016
Click here to read an article by the 2016 Lawyer Representatives describing their roles and opportunities.
Pro Bono Luncheon- 7/25/16
Jun 06, 2016
The Idaho Chapter of the FBA is sponsoring a Pro Bono Luncheon on 7/25/16 at the Boise Courthouse - 4th Floor Clerk's Office.
Notice re: Updated Misc Fees Effective June 1st
May 26, 2016
Fees regarding retrieval of documents from the Federal Records Center and CVB fines will be changing June 1st.
Winners of Local 2016 Civics Contest
May 26, 2016
Winners of the local 2016 Civics Contest have been announced.  The first place winner moves on to the circuit level contest.
Tri-State FBA Conference October 13-15
May 23, 2016
The Tri-State Conference will be held in Sun Valley on October 13-15.  Click on the link for registration info.
2 Weeks Left! Register for Adv Mediation Training
May 02, 2016
Please see the attached brochure for information regarding Advanced Mediation Training set for May 16 &17 in Boise.
Change in Location - Attorney Admissions Ceremony
Apr 29, 2016
Please click on the news link for updated information regarding the location of the Attorney Admissions Ceremony on May 5th.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective May 1st
Apr 29, 2016
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after May 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
2016 Community Grant Funds Available
Apr 25, 2016
2016 Community Outreach Grant Program - DEADLINE MAY 1
Brown Bag CLE: Jury Research and Selection
Apr 25, 2016
John Wilinski will be presenting at Stoel Rives on May 11. Co-hosted by FBA and Stoel Rives.
Deadline extended - Civics Contest!
Apr 15, 2016
The deadline for students to submit entries has been extended to 6:00 pm MST/5:00 pm PST on Monday, April 18th
Tribute to Former Lawyer Rep Thomas High
Apr 11, 2016
A tribute from the Judges of the US District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho to Thomas High.
FBA Brown Bag Lunch - Boise Courthouse - April 19
Apr 07, 2016
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
Notice Regarding Implementation of CourtSpeak
Mar 30, 2016
Important information for counsel and parties regarding Bankruptcy Court digital audio recordings.
Pro Bono/Ethics CLE- 4/20/16 in Coeur d'Alene
Mar 28, 2016
The Idaho Pro Bono Commission is sponsoring a free 1 hour CLE at the Kootenai County Courthouse Annex
Materials from 2016 Bankruptcy Winter Conference
Mar 27, 2016
Materials from the US Bankruptcy Court presentation regarding forms updates and ECF best practices
Arrest Warrant Scam Targeting Idaho Residents
Mar 15, 2016
The U.S. Attorney's Office has issued a press release regarding callers impersonating USMS officials.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective April 1st
Mar 14, 2016
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after April 1, 2016 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Notice re: Dollar Amount and Forms Changes-4/1/16
Mar 09, 2016
Please read the attached Notice regarding automatic adjustments to certain dollar amounts and amended forms set for April 1st.
Bankruptcy Judgeship Opportunity- Montana (Butte)
Feb 20, 2016
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Montana.
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - February 15
Feb 11, 2016
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of President's Day.
Updated Bankruptcy CM/ECF events
Feb 11, 2016
Motion to Dismiss, Statement of No Objection and Adversary Case Opening have been updated.
FBA Brown Bag Lunch- Idaho Falls - March 4
Feb 08, 2016
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
FBA Brown Bag Lunch- Pocatello Courthouse- March 3
Feb 08, 2016
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
Idaho Residents are Targets of Telephone Scammers
Feb 05, 2016
Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office regarding Idaho residents being threatened with Federal Arrest Warrants
FBA Brown Bag - Coeur d'Alene Courthouse Feb 4
Jan 19, 2016
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf, will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
FBA Brown Bag - Moscow Courthouse Feb 3
Jan 19, 2016
Chief Judge Winmill and his law clerk, Dave Metcalf will discuss new discovery protocols.  Lunch will be provided.
Proposed New Criminal Local Rule 58.3
Jan 15, 2016
The public is invited to review and provide comments on the new Criminal Local Rule 58.3.  Comments are due by February 16, 2016.
Notice re: Local Rules updates
Jan 01, 2016
Pease read the attached notice for more information regarding local rules and forms updated and adopted in 2015.
District of Idaho Courthouse Holiday Closures
Dec 16, 2015
The federal courthouses in the District of Idaho will be CLOSED at noon on December 24th through the 25th.
2016 9th Circuit Civics Contest
Dec 15, 2015
Coming soon- 2016 9th Circuit Civcs Contest- "50 Years After The Miranda Decision"
Changes to FRCP effective December 1, 2015
Dec 02, 2015
Significant Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective on 12/1/15.
Attorney Overview of 2015 BK Forms in CM/ECF 4,602 KB
Nov 24, 2015
The Administrative Offices of the US Courts has prepared an overview for attorneys highlighting some of the Dec 1st changes.
Jury scam emails regarding summons for Fed Court
Nov 19, 2015
Fictitious emails have been reported regarding summons to jury duty for a federal case.
Bankruptcy CM/ECF downtime- Monday, November 30th
Nov 18, 2015
The Bankruptcy Court's CM/ECF and PACER systems will be unavailable Monday, November 30th from 6:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m. MST.
Public Notice re Local BK rules and form changes
Nov 16, 2015
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and comment by December 11 at 5 p.m.
Public Notice re Local Civil Rule changes
Nov 16, 2015
The U.S. District Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and provide comment by December 11 at 5 p.m.
Webcast recording of 2015 bankruptcy forms changes
Nov 10, 2015
The webcast recording of the Nov 6th CLE is now available to bar members through 12/31/15.
Materials from BK Forms CLE 21,893 KB
Nov 06, 2015
The slides from the November 6th CLE training are now available.
Revised Bankruptcy Forms effective 12/1/15
Nov 04, 2015
Most Official Bankruptcy Forms are scheduled to be replaced effective December 1, 2015. 
Nicole Hancock Appointed as Lawyer Representative
Oct 21, 2015
Scam Targets Bankruptcy Filers
Oct 21, 2015
A sophisticated phone scam is targeting bankruptcy filers in several states.
2015 Bankruptcy Forms and Training CLE-11/6/15
Oct 16, 2015
The US Bankruptcy Court will be hosting a CLE to review and discuss the pending 12/1/15 forms changes.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective Nov 1st
Oct 16, 2015
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after Nov 1, 2015 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
District of Idaho Courthouses - Closed October 12
Oct 07, 2015
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Monday, Oct 12.
ECF Downtime - Saturday, October 10th
Sep 30, 2015
The district's CM/ECF and PACER systems will be unavailable Saturday, October 10th from 7:00 am -11:00 am MDT.
New Attorney Admissions Ceremony October 1
Sep 29, 2015
Attorney Admissions Ceremony is Set for October 1, 2015 at 4 p.m. at the Boise Centre in Boise.
Acceptance of Applications for CJA Panel
Sep 23, 2015
The deadline for accepting applications for the CJA Panel is October 31, 2015.  Please see attached criteria for applicants.
Public Comment Period For Federal Rule Amendments
Aug 27, 2015
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules.
New Lawyer Representative for 2016-18
Aug 21, 2015
Interested Members of the Bar:  Applications to serve as a Lawyer Representative for the U.S. Courts now being accepted
Job Opening - U.S. Trustee - Trial Attorney
Jul 27, 2015
Job Opening at the Office of the U.S. Trustee, U.S. Department of Justice in Boise, Idaho
Notice for Reappointment of Magistrate Judges
Jul 27, 2015
Press release for Notice of Reappointment of Incumbent United States Magistrate Judges Candy Wagahoff Dale and Ronald E. Bush.
2015 Annual Western All-Star Conference
Jul 07, 2015
Information regarding the 2015 Annual Western All-Star Conference & Confabulation - "Winning the Battle and Winning the War".
CJA E-Voucher Upgrade this weekend
Jun 19, 2015
System Maintenance - Saturday June 20th
Jun 16, 2015
Website Maintenance, June 17th at 9:00pm MDT
Jun 15, 2015
ACB Panel Discussion - 2015 Supreme Court Bk Cases
Jun 04, 2015
The Idaho Chapter of the American College of Bankruptcy will present a panel discussion on July 21, 2015. 
Updated Means Testing Data Effective May 15th
Apr 30, 2015
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after May 15, 2015 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Updated Means Testing Data Effective April 1st
Mar 19, 2015
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases fled on or after April 1, 2015 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
2015 Community Grant Funds Available
Mar 17, 2015
Applications for consideration are due by May 1, 2015. It can be found under the Community Outreach in the left navigation.
Change in Moscow Hearing Times Effective April 7th
Feb 04, 2015
Judge Myers' Moscow video calendar information has been updated.  Please see the attached revised calendar.
Comment Period for Proposed Fed Rule/Form Changes
Feb 02, 2015
Proposed Federal Rule and Form Changes Published for Comment by February 17, 2015
Notice from the Clerk of 9th Circuit BAP
Feb 02, 2015
Please read the notice from the Clerk of 9th Circuit BAP regarding its policy change regarding excerpts of record.
District of Idaho Courthouses - Closed January 19
Jan 12, 2015
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Monday, Jan 19.
Notice re: Local Rules updates
Jan 02, 2015
Please read the attached notice for more information regarding local rules updated and adopted in 2014.
District of Idaho Courthouses - Closed January 1
Dec 25, 2014
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, Moscow and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Thursday, Jan 1.
Court Closures on December 26th
Dec 19, 2014
In accordance with General Order 286, the federal courthouses will be closed on December 26th.
Notice re: Moscow Intake Counter
Dec 17, 2014
Effective 1/12/15 the intake counter at the Moscow Divisional Office will no longer be regularly staffed by court personnel.
 
Room Change for Meetings of Creditors in Moscow
Dec 09, 2014
As of January 1st,  §341 meetings in Moscow will be held in Suite 204 of the Moscow meeting location at 220 East Fifth Street
Bankruptcy Rules and Form Changes effective Dec 1
Nov 25, 2014
Please view for important updates to National Rule, Fee and Form changes which go into effect December 1, 2014. 
Public Notice re Local BK Rule 2002.1 and Chap 13
Nov 07, 2014
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules Committee invites the public to view and provide comment by December 5 at 5 p.m.
Judge Candy Dale receives "Justice for All" Award
Oct 24, 2014
The ISB Diversity Section has chosen Chief U.S. Magistrate Candy Dale for its 2014 "Justice for All" Award.
Updated Means Testing Data effective November 1
Oct 24, 2014
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after November 1, 2014 is now available on the US Trustee’s website.
Lori Nakaoka Appointed as Lawyer Representative
Oct 20, 2014
The United States District and Bankruptcy Court are pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Nakaoka from the 5th District.
District of Idaho Courthouses - Closed October 13
Oct 06, 2014
The courthouses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, Moscow and Pocatello will be CLOSED on Monday, October 13.
Use of Social Media in Voir Dire
Oct 03, 2014
Materials presented by Brian Kane at the 2014 Federal Court Bench Bar Conference
Notice for Public Comment re Local Civil Rules
Sep 22, 2014
Please review and provide comment on the amendments to Local Rules of Civil Procedures 15.1, 37.1, and 37.2 by October 20.
Idaho Pro Bono Week - October 19-25
Sep 18, 2014
The Idaho Pro Bono Commission urges Idaho lawyers to commit more legal help to those who cannot afford it.
CJA Panel Applications are now being accepted
Sep 02, 2014
Applications to be on the 2015 CJA Panel are now being accepted.  Please make sure you qualify before submitting your application.
Lawyer Representative Opening
Aug 27, 2014
August 29 is the deadline to submit your application to become a Lawyer Representative for the District of Idaho.
Judge Mikel H. Williams receives Award
Aug 21, 2014
U.S. Judge Mikel Williams has been named the first recipient of an award named after another exemplar of civility, Richard C. Fields.
Bench Bar Conference - Boise - October 3
Jul 01, 2014
Information about the bench bar conference 2014 in Boise
Bench Bar Conference - Fort Hall - September 26
Jul 01, 2014
Information about the bench bar conference 2014 in Fort Hall
Notice for Public Comment re Local Crim Rule 32.1
Jun 26, 2014
The District Local Rules Committee invites public comment on Crim R 32.1 by July 18 at 5 p.m.
Notice for Public Comment re Local Civil Rules
Jun 19, 2014
The District Local Rules Committee invited public comment on Civ Rules 16.1 and 47.2
Ninth Circuit Ruling on Latta v Otter
May 15, 2014
Attached is the Order from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Latta v Otter
Judgment - Latta v Otter
May 14, 2014
Attached is the Judgment entered in Latta v Otter dated May 14, 2014.
Order referencing Stay in Latta v Otter
May 14, 2014
Attached is the Order issued by the District of Idaho - filed May 14, 2014.
Press Release re Latta v Otter
May 13, 2014
Attached is the Press Release issued on May 13, 2014 by Chief Magistrate Judge Candy W. Dale in Latta v Otter.
Notice for Public Comment re Local Civil Rules
Apr 21, 2014
The District Court Local Rules Committee invites public comment on Local Civ P 37.1 and 37.2
Changes to Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedules
Apr 01, 2014
Federal Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Changes effective June 1, 2014
Thrills and Skills XVIII - Federal Defenders
Mar 24, 2014
Thrills and Skills program presented by the Federal Defenders of E Washington - May 9, 2014
Exclusive Lincoln Legacy Exhibition Gala
Jan 09, 2014
On February 12, 2014 ILHS will host a gala event at the Idaho State Archives
Notice of Adopting Bankruptcy Court's Local Rules
Dec 31, 2013
The Bankruptcy Court Local Rules Committee adopted 1001.2, 2002.2, 4002.1, 9011.1
U.S. Marshal Service Press Release re Jury Scam
Nov 21, 2013
Citizens of Idaho Continue to be Targets of Telephone Scammers
Changes -National Bankruptcy Fees, Rules and Forms 3,156 KB
Nov 15, 2013
Changes to Nt'l Bankruptcy Fees, Rules and Forms effective December 1, 2013
Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Changes 2013 2,298 KB
Nov 15, 2013
Federal Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Changes effective December 1, 2013