United States District & Bankruptcy Courts

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.

Federal Courthouses Closed in Idaho
Mar 31, 2020
Please see attached press release regarding federal courthouse closures in the District of Idaho.
Appointment to Panel of Chptr 7 Trustees
Mar 30, 2020
Public Notice re Appointment to Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees
General Order re Cares Act Provisions
Mar 30, 2020
General Order No. 363 re Update on Cares Act Provisions for Criminal Proceedings
General Order re COVID-19
Mar 27, 2020
General Order No. 362 was entered March 27, 2020 re Court Operations in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Civics Contest Deadline Extended
Mar 23, 2020
Ninth Circuit Extends Deadline for Entries in 2020 High School Civics Contest
Federal Courthouse in Pocatello Closes
Mar 23, 2020
Press Release - Federal Courthouse in Pocatello Closes - March 23, 2020.
General Order re CJA Interim Payments
Mar 18, 2020
General Order No. 361 entered March 18, 2020 re CJA Panel Attorneys Interim Compensation
General Order re COVID-19: All Courthouses Closed
Mar 17, 2020
General Order No. 360 was entered March 17, 2020 re Court Operations in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Notice re 341 Meeting Continuances
Mar 16, 2020
Updated Means Testing Data Effective Apr 1, 2020
Mar 15, 2020
History Come Alive: The 19th Amendment in Idaho
Mar 06, 2020
General Order re Social Security Cases
Mar 03, 2020
Please review General Order No. 359 which was signed and entered today (Mar. 3, 2019). 
2020 Bench Bar Conferences
Feb 12, 2020
Save the Dates!  The 2020 Bench Bar Conferences will be held Sept. 18 in Fort Hall and Oct. 23 in Boise.
Bankruptcy Form Changes Effective Feb 19, 2020
Feb 06, 2020
Subchapter V of Chapter 11 will go into effect February 19, 2020.
U.S. Trustee to Hire Another Attorney in Boise
Feb 05, 2020
A Job Opportunity Announcement to fill the position of Trial Attorney.

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.