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Chief Judge Noah G. Hillen

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Coeur d'Alene Courthouse Closure and Reopening

On July 1, 2024, the United States Courthouse in Coeur 'd Alene, Idaho sustained water damage and flooding. On July 2, 2024, the U.S. Courts building in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, closed by General Order No.447.  This Order has now been rescinded and effective Monday, July 15, 2024 the Courthouse shall be reopened as per General Order No. 449. If you have any questions you may call the courthouse at (208) 665-6850 or the Clerk of Courts at (208) 334-1973.

Chief Bankruptcy Judge Noah G. Hillen
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Chief Bankruptcy Judge Noah G. Hillen

Chief Bankruptcy Judge Noah G. Hillen

The Honorable Noah G. Hillen was appointed as a United States Bankruptcy Judge by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, commencing service on August 31, 2020.  Judge Hillen was appointed as the Chief Bankruptcy Judge on November 28, 2023.

Judge Hillen graduated from the College of Idaho in 2004 and the University of Idaho College of Law in 2007.  After law school, he served as a law clerk to Justice Joel D. Horton of the Idaho Supreme Court.

From 2010 to 2014, Judge Hillen practiced commercial litigation and bankruptcy law in Boise, Idaho, primarily representing creditors and trustees in chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 proceedings.  He frequently represented financial institutions in complex commercial litigation and workout agreements.  From 2014 to 2020, he served as a chapter 7 panel trustee for the District of Idaho. 

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