General Information




Welcome to the home page for the Second Judicial District, State of Idaho. The Second Judicial District includes the counties of Clearwater, Latah, Lewis, Idaho and Nez Perce located in North Central Idaho.

The Administrative Judge of the Second District is the District Judge Jay P. Gaskill, whose chambers are located in the Nez Perce County Courthouse in Lewiston, Idaho.

Second Judicial District Local Rules:    Admin Order 2018-05

For additional contact information, please follow the "Court Contact Info" link to the left.  

Focus on Children Schedule - 2019

UPDATED June  and July date change; TIME change for Latah County program beginning 9/2019

Family law mediator Listing - updated 6/13/2019

INTERVIEWEES SELECTED - Magistrate Vacancy in Nez Perce County

The Magistrates Commission of the 2nd Judicial District will convene on June 21, 2019, commencing at 9:00 a.m., at the Nez Perce County Brammer Building-Conference Room, 1225 Idaho Street, Lewiston, Idaho, to interview applicants to fill the Magistrate Judge vacancy in Nez Perce County.   Members of the public may attend the interviews.

The following attorneys will be interviewed:


BECKSTEAD, KENTON, is Prosecutor with the Nez Perce Tribe, Lapwai, Idaho

GĂ“MEZ, JANA, is the City Attorney, for the City of Lewiston, Lewiston, Idaho

NORTH-SHAUL, PENELOPE, is a Private Practice Attorney, Idaho Falls, Idaho

RAMALINGAM, SUNIL, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Idaho, College of Law, Moscow, Idaho


Following the interviews, the applicants and the public will be excused while the Commission deliberates and selects the successful candidate.               


Please choose "Family Court Services" from the listing on the left to get information on class dates, times, and registration information.



Nez Perce County Weekly Judges' Rotation - 2019

State of Idaho - Data Repository - ISTARS - No longer active  for the state of Idaho

State of Idaho - Odyssey Data - iPortal  - includes the whole state of Idaho as of 10/9/2018.

For further information, please contact:

Roland Gammill
Trial Court Administrator
P.O. Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501
Telephone 208-799-3077
Fax 208-746-7987 or 888-789-3193
E-mail Trial Court Administrator