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District of Idaho

Chief Judge B. Lynn Winmill

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Chief Judge B. Lynn Winmill welcomes you to the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho.  In 1891 James H. Beatty was appointed by President Harrison to become the first Federal Judge for the District of Idaho.  We have a long and proud history rooted in our commitment to provide an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Courts.

The District of Idaho has had 11 Article III Judges appointed by the President of the United States, with two of them currently presiding.  In addition to our two Article III Judges, we have three Magistrate Judges assisting with our busy workload.

Our judges hold court in BoiseCoeur d'AleneMoscow and Pocatello.

District Court Calendar

The calendar updates as new information becomes available and is subject to change without notice. To schedule a hearing, contact the courtroom deputy.

District Court News
The FJC has recently enhanced it's database that houses information about federal case filings.
The 13th Annual Tri-State Conference program information is available.  Hotel and conference registration is now open.
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
Individuals are posing as Federal Court and Kootenai County Sheriff Officials in order to scam citizens out of money.
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Idaho.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after May 1, 2017 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Chief Judge Bush will discuss items of interest to the federal practitioner.  Lunch will be provided. 
Judge Jim Pappas has released a message to the Idaho bankruptcy bar regarding his intention to retire. 
Please read the Court's advisory message regarding Microsoft Word documents containing embedded macros.

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