United States District Court
Welcome

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'Alene, 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.


Circuit Librarian Vacancy Announcement
Apr 10, 2018
The Office of the Circuit Librarian is seeking a librarian for the Boise Branch Library
Hon. Jim D. Pappas featured in The Federal Lawyer
Apr 09, 2018
Please see the attached article on Bankruptcy Judge Jim D. Pappas which was featured in the March 2018 issue of The Federal Lawyer
New Attorney Admissions Process effective April 1
Apr 02, 2018
Term Law Clerk Vacancy Announcement
Mar 13, 2018
The District of Idaho is now accepting applications for a term law clerk to the Honorable B. Lynn Winmill in Boise.
Brown Bag CLE - Boise - May 23rd at noon
Mar 12, 2018
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Passage of the 14th Amendment.
Term Law Clerk Vacancy Announcement
Feb 28, 2018
The District of Idaho is now accepting applications for a term law clerk to the Honorable Joseph M. Meier in Boise.
New Bankruptcy Judge Appointed
Feb 21, 2018
The Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Idaho