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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
Judge Jim Pappas has released a message to the Idaho bankruptcy bar regarding his intention to retire. 
Chief Judge Bush will discuss items of interest to the federal practitioner.  Lunch will be provided.
Please read the Court's advisory message regarding Microsoft Word documents containing embedded macros.
Updated Census Bureau Data applicable to cases filed on or after April 1, 2017 is now available on the US Trustee's website.
Ninth Circuit Press Release announces Libby Smith as the new Ninth Circuit Executive
Mar 07, 2017
Telephone scammers are impersonating the U.S. Marshal's office using an Emmett, ID phone number.

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