Is a Federal Judgeship in Your Future?

Is a Federal Judgeship in Your Future?   

Learn firsthand how the application process works, and the do’s and don’ts from those who made it.

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Diversity and Professionalism and Ethics Sections, the Idaho Women Lawyers, and the Idaho Chapter of the Federal Bar Association   

Thursday, July 15, 2021

12:00 pm (MT) / 11:00 am (PT)

James McClure Federal Courthouse – Salmon River Room

Zoom Registration Attendance Also Available – HERE

1.0 CLE Credits (pending)

Have you ever wondered how to become a federal judge?   Please join Chief United States District Judge David Nye and Chief United States Magistrate Judge Candy Dale as they discuss the difference in the selection processes for the two upcoming vacancies on the district and magistrate judge bench in Idaho.  Judges Nye and Dale will share their personal experiences of navigating the application path and how their paths differ from today’s process.  In addition, Judge Dale will discuss the District’s efforts to promote diversity among the judges on Idaho’s federal bench.

This free CLE will originate at the Salmon River Room at the James McClure Courthouse in Boise,  with in-person seating limited to the first 30 to sign up. Lunch will also be provided to the in-person attendees. Email if you would like to attend in person.

Zoom Option:  For those who can’t attend in person, you can view the program via zoom HERE. After the seminar, each zoom attendee should send an email to to report their attendance, the Zoom ID or phone number used to join the CLE, and their bar number.  This will enable the federal courts to report your attendance to the ISB for CLE credit.