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.

BTATC Act Implementation
Jun 30, 2022
Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment & Technical Corrections Act Raises Debt Limit in Subchapter V and Chapter 13 Cases
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed -- July 4
Jun 21, 2022
GO 417 Extending CARES Act Provisions
Jun 21, 2022
Renewing GO 363 and extending the CARES Act provisions in criminal proceedings by 90 days.
Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Finalists Announced
May 16, 2022
Finalists for the 2022 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest finalists have been announced, including the District winners.
Judge Dale Named 2022 Distinguished Jurist
May 12, 2022

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.