Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye
Contact Chambers
Chambers Staff

Chamber Contact Information

Title Name Telephone # Location
  Chambers (Main) (208) 478-8391 Pocatello
Career Law Clerk Bennett Briggs (208) 334-1026 Boise
Judicial Asst./Paralegal Amy Beers (208) 478-8391 Pocatello
Term Law Clerk Erin Cranor (208) 478-8393 Pocatello
Term Law Clerk Daniel Nelson (208) 478-8394 Pocatello
Part-Time Law Clerk Nicole Trotta (208) 334-9022 Boise
Part-Time Law Clerk Nathan Loomis (208) 334-9037 Boise
Courtroom Deputy Patti Richmond (208) 478-8392 Pocatello
Court Reporter Anne Bowline email only Boise


Scheduling of hearings: Please contact Patti Richmond.

Scheduling of Trials, Conferences, etc.: Please contact Amy Beers

Email Patti Richmond
Judge Nye Proposed Orders
ONLY Orders in Word format will be accepted. 
Email Anne Bowline
Email Amy Beers
Docket Clerks

Docket clerks are assigned cases by the terminal end digit of the case number.  See the chart below to find the docket clerk for a case.  You are, however, welcome to call any of the docket clerks with your filing questions.

Docket Clerk Civil & Criminal Case Assignment



Term Digits

Other Duties Assigned

Phone Number


Kelly Montgomery Operations Manager   CJA Administrator, Ops Manager Assignments, Interpreter Coordinator, Stats, Reconciliation Clerk, Dictionary 334-9028
Laura McInnes Operations Specialist 0, 1 & 2

Intake, Mail

Anne Copas Operations Specialist 3, 4 & 5 Intake, Mail 334-9397
Jocelyn Dunnegan Operations Specialist III 6 Intake, Mail, Internal QC, Reconciliation Clerk, Stats, Central Sign-On Clerk 334-9095
Hailey Stevason Operations Specialist

7, 8 & 9

Intake, Mail, Central Sign-On Clerk, Dictionary 334-9067
Danielle VanMeer Operations Specialist Intake Intake, Outgoing Mail, Transcripts/Audio Requests, FBI Requests, Pro Se Civil case opening, Archive Requests 334-1358


Updated on Oct 19, 2023

Applicable Rules - Communication

Communication with the Court:   Dist. Idaho L. Rule 77.4