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District of Idaho

Clerk of Court Stephen W. Kenyon

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Court Operations (1304)

The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho as well as Probation and Pretrial announce operating with reduced staff.  For full details and pro se email filing links, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 


The District of Idaho is currently operating under a "Moderate Risk" level. Public access to the courthouses will be strictly limited to those individuals with specific business, e.g., those attending a hearing or visiting their probation officer. All individuals (unvaccinated and fully vaccinated), including staff, are required to wear a mask when in the public areas of the courthouses. Mask requirements for all in-court proceedings will be subject to the presiding judge’s discretion.
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Welcome

The District of Idaho Clerk of Court, Stephen W. Kenyon, 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 six 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.

District of Idaho News
Join us on November 3, 2021 at noon for a free CLE on proposed changes to the BK Local Rules and Plans.  See attached.
The public is invited to review the attached proposed Local Rule changes. Comments are due by December 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. MST.
The public is invited to review the attached proposed Local Rule changes. Comments are due by December 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. MST.
Correspondence from the AO regarding December 1, 2021, changes to Bankruptcy Rule 9036.
Bankruptcy Judge Noah Hillen has been named one of ABI's "40 Under 40" industry professionals for 2021.
New General Order naming the members of the Merit Selection Panel to select the District's new magistrate judge.
Emergency rental assistance programs available to renters and landlords facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Renewing GO 363 and extending CARES Act provisions in criminal proceedings by 90 days.
Please click to view the video of U.S. Magistrate Judge Raymond E. Patricco's investiture ceremony on September 17, 2021.
Sonyalee Nutsch has been appointed Lawyer Representative for the 1st and 2nd Districts.  Her term will begin January 1, 2022.
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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