Idaho Court of Appeals is the intermediate-level
appellate court for the
Idaho. The court was created by statute by the
and began operations in 1982. 
The Court of Appeals hears cases assigned to it by the
Idaho Supreme Court. The only exceptions to this jurisdiction are
capital murder convictions and appeals from the
Idaho Public Utilities Commission and the
Idaho Industrial Commission (which administers the state's
workers' compensation laws
), which must be heard by the Supreme Court. 
The Court of Appeals includes four judges. Cases are heard by three-judge panels.
Took office / Length of service
Education, prior positions
David W. Gratton
January 5, 2009 10 years
University of Idaho College of Law (1985); intern law clerk for Judge
J. Blaine Anderson,
9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1984); law clerk for Judge
Harold Ryan (1985–87); private practice at Evans Keane (1987–2009).
Sergio A. Gutierrez
January 16, 2002 17 years
UC Hastings College of Law (1983); Idaho Legal Aide Services (1983–90); private practice at Park, Costello & Burkett (1990–91); solo practitioner (1991–93); District Judge in
Canyon County, Idaho 3rd Judicial District (1993–2002).
Molly J. Huskey
July 2, 2015 3 years, 7 months
University of Idaho College of Law (1993); deputy public defender and deputy prosecutor for
Bonneville County; State Appelate Public Defender (2002–11); District Judge in
Canyon County, Idaho 3rd Judicial District (2011–15).
Jessica M. Lorello
October 3, 2017 1 year, 4 months
University of North Carolina School of Law (2002); private practice at Givens Pursley (2002–04); Appellate Unit in the Criminal Division at the Idaho Attorney General's Office (2004–17).
Succession of seats