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District of Idaho

Chief Judge B. Lynn Winmill

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United States District Court

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 four 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
Online payment processing will be unavailable on  7/24/16 from 1:00 AM to 3:00 AM EST due to a U.S. Treasury system upgrade.
"Game of Groans - Winning Strategies at Trial" - sponsored by Federal Defender Services Sept 15-16
22 individuals will celebrate their first Fourth of July as new Americans.
The USAO has issued a press release regarding a trending scam wherein callers are impersonating USMS officials.
A phone scam is being reported against individuals impersonating federal officials and requesting payment of fines via cash cards.
Click here to read an article by the 2016 Lawyer Representatives describing their roles and opportunities.
The Idaho Chapter of the FBA is sponsoring a Pro Bono Luncheon on 7/25/16 at the Boise Courthouse - 4th Floor Clerk's Office.
Fees regarding retrieval of documents from the Federal Records Center and CVB fines will be changing June 1st.
Winners of the local 2016 Civics Contest have been announced.  The first place winner moves on to the circuit level contest.
The Tri-State Conference will be held in Sun Valley on October 13-15.  Click on the link for registration info.

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