Notice of Opportunity to Submit Applications for the Position of Supreme Court Justice – Deadline 8/18

Notice is hereby given that the Judicial Council is now accepting applications for the position of Supreme Court Justice.  The Idaho Judicial Council is starting the process of selecting nominees to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable John R. Stegner, effective October 31, 2023.  The salary of a Supreme Court Justice is $165,212.  Comprehensive information about the benefits afforded judges is available by clicking here.

Application forms are available on the Judicial Council website at  You must use the 7/1/2020 application form.  COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE JUDICIAL COUNCIL OFFICE NO LATER THAN 3:00 P.M., AUGUST 18, 2023.  Applications should be submitted to: 

Idaho Judicial Council 

P.O. Box 1397 

Boise, Idaho 83701 

Telephone: (208) 334-5213 

For hand delivery or via Federal Express, please contact the Judicial Council Office at the phone number above for directions. 

Immediately following receipt of the applications, the Judicial Council will circulate a questionnaire to the Bar via e-mail and to the general public concerning the qualifications of the candidates and will notify each candidate of the time and date for personal interviews.  The Council is currently planning to hold the interviews and selection of the candidates on October 18, 2023