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.

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


Pubic Questionnaire for Court of Appeals Judge Position

Public Questionnaire for Gutierrez Vacancy  




        The Magistrates Commission of the Seventh Judicial District is seeking applicants for the position of Magistrate Judge for Bingham County to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Ryan Boyer.   The position is available February 1, 2019.

       Effective July 1, 2015, to be appointed to the office of magistrate judge, a person must, at the time of appointment, meet all of the following qualifications:

  1. Be at least (30) thirty years of age;
  2. Be a citizen of the United States;
  3. Have been a legal resident of the state of Idaho for at least two (2) continuous years immediately preceding such appointment;
  4. Have been in good standing as an active or judicial member of the Idaho state bar for at least two (2) continuous years immediately preceding such appointment; and
  5. Have held a license to practice law or held a judicial office in one (1) or more jurisdictions for at least five (5) continuous years immediately preceding such appointment. 
  6. Be a qualified elector of the State of Idaho
  7. After appointment, reside in the county for which the magistrate judge is appointed. 

Appointees are subject to be assigned to hear cases throughout the judicial district, and may also be assigned outside the district by the Idaho Supreme Court.  The appointee will be expected to preside over a problem solving court in the 7th Judicial District. The annual salary for the position is $123,400 plus state benefits.

  Application forms in MS word and/or PDF are available at  - bottom left side for the magistrate judge application

        All applications for this position must be received by the Trial Court Administrator’s office, either by U.S. mail at the address listed below, or by the indicated email addresses listed below no later than  noon, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018.

                Tammie Whyte, Trial Court Administrator, Seventh Judicial District, Bonneville County Courthouse, 605 North Capital Avenue, Idaho Falls, Idaho  83402, 208-529-1350 Ext. 1341, e-mail or

Letters of recommendation are limited to a quantity of five (5) and must be submitted to the Trial Court Administrator no later than 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time, September 14, 2018. DO NOT ATTACH WRITING SAMPLES, OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS NOT SPECIFICALLY REQUIRED BY THIS APPLICATION.

        The State of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and its employment practices conform to the requirements outlined in Title I and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.


 Nez Perce County Weekly Judges' Rotation - 2018


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 - 2018

State of Idaho - Data Repository - ISTARS - No longer active for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Districts as of 4/8/2018

State of Idaho - Odyssey Data - iPortal  - includes as of 4/9/2018 the 1st, 2nd and 3rd District information

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