President Obama Nominates Judge David C. Nye to Serve on the United States District Court for the District of Idaho
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Judge David C. Nye to serve on the United States District Court for the District of Idaho.
“I am pleased to nominate Judge Nye to serve on the United States District Court bench,” said President Obama. “I am confident he will serve the American people with distinction.”
Judge David C. Nye: Nominee for the United States District Court for the District of Idaho
Judge David C. Nye has served as a District Judge for Idaho’s Sixth Judicial District Court since 2007, where he presides over both civil and criminal matters. Prior to his appointment to the bench, from 1987 to 2007, he worked at the law firm of Merrill & Merrill, Chartered, where he specialized in medical malpractice and insurance law. He joined the law firm as an associate in 1987 and was elevated to partner in 1989. Judge Nye began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable George G. Granata of Idaho’s Fifth Judicial District Court from 1986 to 1987. He received his J.D. from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1986 and his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1982.