Calendar for: Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero
Courtroom G, 15th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Karen L. Hom


Last Updated: Nov 17 2017 9:30AM
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Friday, Nov 17 2017
09:30AM
3:11-cr-00575-EMC-1 - USA v. Vong Dinh Tran
AUSA: Philip Kopczynski / DEF: Elizabeth Falk/PO: Janie Zhang
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:17-cr-00416-RS-1 - USA v. Kenneth T. Kendrix
AUSA: Kevin Barry / DEF:
Attorney Appointment Hearing
3:17-cr-00501-MAG-1 - USA v. Luis Felipe Lopez
AUSA: Denise Oki/DFT
Initial Appearance & Arraignment
3:17-cr-00504-MAG-1 - USA v. Eduardo Lomeli Mercado
AUSA: Denise Oki/DFT: Alexander Cross
Initial Appearance & Arraignment on Class B Misdemeanor
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00139-SI-4 - USA v. Brian Scott Melland
AUSA: Robert Rees / DEF: George Boisseau/PTS: Carol Mendoza
Bond Hearing
3:17-cr-00139-SI-2 - USA v. Brian Scott Melland
AUSA: Robert Rees / DEF: George Boisseau/PTS Carol Mendoza
Bond Hearing
11:00AM
3:17-cr-00434-EMC-1 - USA v. Victor Casias (Custody)
AUSA: Samantha Schott / DEF: Gabriela Bischof
Bond Hearing
02:00PM
3:16-cv-00523-JCS - in re Seagate Technology LLC Litigation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04325-JCS - Teamsters Local 856 v. Delta Dental of California
P: Andrew Baker D: Betsy Johnson
P: Andrew Baker D: Betsy Johnson
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion Hearing
3:17-cv-04567-JCS - Harrison v. Target Corporation, Inc
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Nov 20 2017
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Monday, Nov 27 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Nov 28 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-02627-WHA - In re LENDINGCLUB SECURITIES LITIGATION
Settlement Conference
3:16-cv-02670-WHA - Wertz v. Laplanche et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Nov 29 2017
02:00PM
3:14-cv-04393-WHO - San Francisco Herring Association et al v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company et al
Further Settlement Conference
Thursday, Nov 30 2017
09:30AM
4:16-cv-06628-HSG - Emeziem v. California Department of Justice et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Dec 1 2017
09:30AM
3:12-cv-01830-JCS - Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. Law School Admission Council Inc
Motion to File Amicus Curiae Brief
4:13-cv-03133-SBA - Finjan, Inc. v. Fireeye, Inc.
Discovery Letter Brief
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Motion for Settlement
3:16-cv-01998-JCS - Huddleston v. City & County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:16-cv-05486-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing, Inc. v. Pivotal Payments, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00244-WHO - USA v. Anthony Balenzuela
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00244-WHO - USA v. Theresa Carter
Status Conference (No Reptr)
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
02:00PM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
P: Ben Bianco/ D: Stuart Glass
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01776-JCS - Ahmad v. Johnson et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06304-JCS - Heang -v- Department of Homeland Security
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07223-JCS - Veronica Foods Company v. Kurt Ecklin, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-00864-JCS - Koolish et al v. AirServ Corporation.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02766-JCS - Calidad Plumbing, Inc. v. Patriot Construction, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04933-JCS - Morgan v. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
P: Alan Reinach, Melody Kramer D: Elisabeth Watson
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04969-JCS - Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach et al v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04990-JCS - Applied Materials Inc. v. Cohen
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05107-JCS - Silicon Valley Software Group, LLC v. Rocket Fuel, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Dec 4 2017
09:30AM
Ticket6578075 - USA v. Kim
AUSA: Denise Oki/DFT: Paul Kim, pro se
CVB Bench Trial
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Dec 5 2017
09:30AM
4:17-cv-02308-SBA - Faraday Bicycles, Inc. v. Faraday&Future Inc.
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 6 2017
09:30AM
3:14-cv-00535-LB - Burns et al v. City of Concord et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Dec 7 2017
09:30AM
4:07-cv-03685-SBA - Kirola et al v. City & County of San Francisco, The et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Dec 8 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-04099-JCS - Zhao v. RelayRides, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion Hearing
Motion to Remand
10:30AM
3:01-cr-00085-MAG - USA v. Rafael Canizalez
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:13-cr-00417-JCS - USA v. Vicente Jimenez-Lopez
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00244-WHO-20 - USA v. Antonio Serrano Rivas (Custody)
AUSA: Sheila Armbrust / DEF: Jeffrey Bornstein
Status Conference re: Acceptance into SF Behavioral Court
3:17-cr-00482-JCS - USA v. Samuel Harris
Arraignment
Initial Appearance
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00483-JCS - USA v. Maurice Friera
Arraignment
Initial Appearance
3:17-cr-00483-JCS - USA v. Melody Hanley
Arraignment
Initial Appearance
3:17-cr-00558-JCS - USA v. Michelle Daniels
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:16-cv-03011-JCS - Cao et al v. Pho Huynh Hiep I, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05767-JCS - Naggie v. City of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
02:30PM
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05317-JCS - Scott Holdings, Inc. v. FranLogic Scout Development, LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06235-JCS - Amelia Gilbert v. Andrew Ryan King et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-00649-JCS - E & E Co., Ltd. v. Chic Home Design LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02541-JCS - District Council 16 Northern California Health and Welfare Trust Fund, and its Joint Board of Trustees et al v. San Francisco Housing Authority
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02676-JCS - Planet Drum Foundation v. Hart et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03155-JCS - C. L. et al v. Oakland Unified School District et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03958-JCS - Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California et al v. Golden Eagle Sweeping, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05171-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing, Inc. v. BizBoost, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05342-JCS - Young v. Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05371-JCS - Megan Ann Dailey v. Banc of California N.A. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05309-JCS - Larry Philpot v. Facebook, Inc. et al
P: Stephen Doniger
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Dec 11 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-00560-JD - Saddozai v. Nelson et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Dec 12 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05447-WHA - Luna et al v. Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 13 2017
09:30AM
4:17-cv-01456-SBA - Keysight Technologies, Inc. v. Mentor Graphics Corporation
Settlement Conference
4:17-cv-05222-SBA - Keysight Technologies, Inc. v. Mentor Graphics Corporation
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Dec 14 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-02981-MMC - DTL Corporacion, S.L. et al v. Solaria Corporation
Settlement Conference
Friday, Dec 15 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-04931-JCS - 700 Valencia Street LLC v. Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC et al
Objections to Writ of Possession
3:17-cv-03396-JCS - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. v. Blue Alliance Shipping S.A.L. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:17-cv-05224-JCS - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. v. Blue Alliance Shipping S.A.L. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
10:30AM
3:16-cv-02371-JCS - Harrison v. Colvin
P: Josephine Gerrard D: Ben Porter
Telephonic Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cv-04306-JCS - Hines III v. Colvin
P: Any Orgain D: Jean Turk
Telephonic Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cv-06676-JCS - Noori v. Colvin
P: Tony Arjo D: Ben Porter
Telephonic Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cv-01744-JCS - Joseph Labuguen v. Walnut Creek Police Department, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
11:30AM
- Judge Unavailable - Partial
Monday, Dec 18 2017
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Dec 19 2017
11:00AM
4:16-cv-00050-YGR - Trulove v. San Francisco et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 20 2017
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00541-JCS - USA v. Joaquin Aguilar
Status Conference (No Reptr)
11:00AM
3:17-cv-00744-VC - AJY International, Inc. v. Paldo Co., Ltd.
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Dec 21 2017
11:00AM
3:17-cv-00223-RS - Securities And Exchange Commission v. San Francisco Regional Center LLC et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Dec 22 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-06533-JCS - Milyakov v. Quality Loan Service Corp. et al
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:15-cv-05239-JCS - Nguyen v. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
P: Edward Wynn, Aaron Kaufmann, Elizabeth Gropman D: Tom Kaufman
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05066-JST - Adobe Systems Incorporated v. Cohen
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
3:17-cv-05351-JCS - Fishman v. Tiger Natural Gas, Inc.
Case Management Conference
Motion to Strike
3:17-cv-05521-JCS - Dmuchowsky v. Sky Chefs, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05523-JCS - Brewer v. Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Dec 26 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Dec 27 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Dec 28 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Dec 29 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
 
 
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CIVIL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 9:30 AM** (See below for exceptions)
Motion hearing dates DO NOT need to be reserved. Please follow the Court's Local Rule on Motion practice.
Judge Spero DOES NOT issue TENTATIVE RULINGS.
CRIMINAL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 10:30 AM

**DURING THE CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS  OF 
 NOVEMBER 1-17, 2017,  AND THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 18-22, 2017** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.


CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: . November 1-17, 2017. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim is on criminal duty from November 20-30, 2017. December 18-22, 2017.

2/10/14: EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY CASE MANAGEMENT AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCES WILL NOW BE HELD AT 2:00 PM.

CASE MANAGEMENT AND FINAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCES: Friday, 2:00 PM.
NOTE: Case Management Conferences will no longer be recorded unless requested by counsel or appearing pro se.

PROCEDURES FOR REQUESTING  TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES:

EFFECTIVE July 19, 2016 All Telephonic Appearances shall be arranged through CourtCall. Please contact CourtCall at 866-582-6878 no later than two days prior to the hearing date.

Counsel must e-file a letter one (1) week prior to the hearing date.

NO CELL PHONES OR SPEAKER PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  ALL TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES MUST BE ON A LAND LINE! 

If you are unable to use CourtCall, please contact the clerk for alternate arrangements.

TRIAL SCHEDULE: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM with one (1) fifteen (15) minute break and a forty-five (45) minute lunch hour.

SCHEDULING OF SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES:
Please contact Karen Hom at (415) 522-2035

NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY:
Please take notice that the HONORABLE JOSEPH C. SPERO will not be available:

October 19, 2017 through October 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 through November 24, 2017

December 15, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM

December 25, 2017 through  December 29, 2017

January 1, 2018 through January 2, 2018

All counsel are hereby given notice that Court will not be in session during this period, and that such absence constitutes as Certificate of Unavailability pursuant to Civil L.R. 1-5(p). If urgency requires, counsel in any case assigned to Judge Spero, may request a hearing before the General Duty Judge as provided in Civil L.R. 7-1(c).

LAW CLERKS:
Melissa Dawson (415) 522-3692
Sam Wheeler (415) 522-3691

COURT HOLIDAYS:

Veteran's Day - November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017

Christmas Day - December 25, 2017

New Year's Day - January 1, 2018

MLK Day - January 15, 2018

President's Day February 19, 2018

Memorial Day - May 28, 2018

Independence Day - July 4, 2018

Labor Day - September 3, 2018

Columbus Day - October 8, 2018

Veteran's Day - November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day - November 22-23, 2018

Christmas Day - December 25, 2018