Little, a Republican, in an announcement Thursday says Boyce has distinguished himself as a prudent attorney committed to the people of the region.
Boyce graduated from the University of Idaho College of Law and has practiced law for more than two decades.
Boyce is replacing Gregory Moeller, who was appointed to the Idaho Supreme Court last year by then Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter.
The 7th District Court covers Bingham, Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, and Teton counties.