Pro Bono Program Overview
The Pro Bono Program for the District of Idaho was established for the purpose of assisting litigants of limited means find pro bono counsel when the Court determines that such an appointment is appropriate.
Pro Bono Program Plan
The Board of Judges for the District of Idaho approved the Amended Pro Bono Program Plan, see General Order #351.
Budget Form for Out of Pocket Funds
Complete and submit budget for pre-approval when estimated expenses exceed $1,500.
Reimbursement Form for Out of Pocket Expenses
Complete and submit for actual expenses when expenses exceed $1,500.
General Order Appointing Pro Bono Liaison
The Chief District Judge and Chief Bankruptcy Judge, in collaboration with the President of the Idaho Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, will periodically appoint a Pro Bono Program Liaison for the District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho. See General Order #310.
PACER Exemption Information/Application
PACER fee exemptions are granted on a case by case basis. CJA and other court-appointed parties can apply for a separate PACER account for which the fees are exempt. To apply for an exemption, the party must fill out the request form after having received a Login and password from the PACER service center. Email requests to Bonnie Crowder. Thereafter, the Chief Judges will consider the request and either grant or deny the request. If approved, the court will notify the PACER service center.
Updated on Jan 10, 2019
Application for PACER Exemption