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District of Idaho

Chief Judge David C. Nye

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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, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 

Anyone who is experiencing COVID like symptoms or who has tested positive for COVID within the last 10 days must report this to the Court Security Officers at the entrance to any courthouse. In general, masking will be in accordance with CDC guidance and whether masks are required in any individual courthouse is outlined below. Masks may be required during a jury trial. The jury administrator will communicate relevant guidance to prospective jurors. Please refer to General Order No. 412 for how the Court will operate during the different risk levels.
Current Level: Yellow
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: 50 Person Limitation
Masking: Required
Coeur d'Alene
Current Level: Green
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
Current Level: Yellow
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: 50 Person Limitation
Masking: Optional
For Attorneys: CJA
CJA Peer Review Committee
General Order Appointing Peer Review

General Order Appointing Peer Review

The CJA Peer Review Committee Members are:

Elisa Massoth, CJA Representative and Committee Chair- 208-642-3797      
Nicole Owens, Executive Director Federal Public Defender  208-331-5500
Sam McDonald, Financial Specialist  208-334-9113
Scott McKay, Nevin Benjamin and McKay 208- 343- 1000
K. Jill Bolton,  Bolton Law, PLLC 208-306-3360

After the selection board has convened and selected a panel, a General Order is signed appointing the new Peer Review Committee members. 

General Order #406 appoints the most recent members to this committee.

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