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Hon. Molly J. Huskey

Judge Molly Huskey attended the University of Idaho where she received an undergraduate degree in Public Relations in 1989 and her Juris Doctorate degree in 1993.  Judge Huskey received an LL.M. in Judicial Studies from Duke University School of Law in 2020. 

She was admitted to the Idaho Bar in 1993. She served as a public defender and as a prosecutor in Bonneville County before joining the newly-created Office of the State Appellate Public Defender in 1998. She became the Chief of the Appellate Unit at the SAPD in 1999 and was appointed as the State Appellate Public Defender in 2002 by Governor Dirk Kempthorne, with the appointment renewed by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter.  She remained in that position until her appointment to the district court bench in 2011 by Gov. Otter.

Appointed to the Idaho Court of Appeals in July 2015.

As the Third Branch of Government, we provide access to justice through the timely, fair, and impartial resolution of cases.


Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn
Justice Cynthia K.C. Meyer

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey
Judge Jessica M. Lorello



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