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


Last Updated: Oct 30 2014 11:21PM
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Thursday, Oct 30 2014
10:00AM
- Judge Unavailable - Partial
Friday, Oct 31 2014
09:00AM
3:11-cv-04172-SLM - United States Of America v. Ocon
Judgment Debtor Exam
09:30AM
3:13-cv-02123-JCS - Benado v. Nielsen Company (US), LLC, The et al
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-05444-JCS - Lopez v. Tire Centers, LLC
Fairness Hearing
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-00148-JCS - Biogenex Laboratories et al v. Krishnan
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:14-cv-01594-JCS - Courtade v. Pappalardo
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-02941-JCS - VFS Leasing Co. v. USASIA Casino Tours/Entertainment, Inc. et al
P: Ben Morton 760-448-6920
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Clerk
3:14-cv-03863-JCS - Judge v. Army Corp of Engineering
Order to Show Cause Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00251-JCS-1 - USA v. Robert Louis Ruenzel
AUSA: Natalie Lee / DEF: Brandon LeBlanc/PO: Dan Zurita
AUSA: Natalie Lee / DEF: Brandon LeBlanc/PO: Dan Zurita
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:13-cv-03090-JCS - GT Securities, Inc. v. Klastech GmbH et al
Travis Manfredi D: Jason Bell, Brian Hafter, Samer Danfoura
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cr-00614-JCS - USA v. Bradley Corkins
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:13-cv-04916-WHA - Taylor et al v. West Marine Products, Inc.
P. Alan Harris D: Mark Kemple
Settlement Conference
3:13-cv-05843-JCS - Harrison v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:14-cv-00231-JCS - Cleveland v. Groceryworks.com, LLC
D. Eric Sohlgren & Jim Payne & Samantha Evans
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01165-JCS - Thomas v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02228-JCS - Willams v. Quality Loan Services Corp. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Monday, Nov 3 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cv-03160-WHA - Nicely v. International Game Technology
P Richard Hoyer 415 766-3539 D: Aaron Agenbroad 415-875-5838
Scheduling Conference (Telephonic)
Tuesday, Nov 4 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-04695-WHO - Kyles v. Baker et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Nov 6 2014
09:30AM
3:09-cv-05971-RS - Silgan Containers LLC v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, PA
Settlement Conference
Friday, Nov 7 2014
09:00AM
4:12-mc-80217-YGR - Cleveland v. Ibrahim et al
Judgment Debtor Exam
09:30AM
3:14-cv-04213-JCS - John Daly Boulevard Associates, L.P. v. Gonzales
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:11-cv-03058-JCS - In Re JPMorgan Chase LPI Hazard Litigation
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:11-cv-04965-JCS - McKenzie v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-00708-JCS - Leghorn et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05364-JCS - Collishaw Holdings, LLC et al v. Winnebago Industries, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01132-JCS - Perez v. Banana Republic, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03281-JCS - Board of Trustees, et al v. Garcia et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03356-JCS - Burgess v. Performant Recovery, Inc.
P: Trinette Kent 480 247 9644 D: Elizabeth Franklin 925 960 4764
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03359-JCS - Luidia, Inc. v. Classroom Technology Solutions, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03358-JCS - Sellers v. United States et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03542-JCS - Lloyd v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03559-JCS - Brown v. California Law Enforcement Association, Long-Term Disability Plan et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Nov 10 2014
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Wednesday, Nov 12 2014
09:30AM
3:12-cv-00440-WHO - Dorger et al v. City of Napa et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Nov 13 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Dft: Contra Costa County
Settlement Conference (Further)
Friday, Nov 14 2014
09:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:12-cv-05477-JCS - Board of Trustees, The v. Debruin Construction, Inc.
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-04213-JCS - Brown v. City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-01594-JCS - Courtade v. Pappalardo
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:12-cv-00200-JCS - Maa et al v. University of California San Francisco Medical Center et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-02101-JCS - Estate of Fletcher Jackson, The et al v. City of Oakland et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-04985-JCS - Alejandre v. City of Napa et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-00992-JCS - Van v. City of Oakland et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-01186-JCS - eAdGear, Inc. et al v. Williams et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03443-JCS - California Council of the Blind et al v. County of Alameda et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02300-JCS - MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. v. Apple Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03649-JCS - Ruffin vs NRC Environmental Services
Case Management Conference
Monday, Nov 17 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-04910-JD - Open Text S.A. v. Box, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
03:30PM
4:14-cv-00386-DMR - De Gonzalez et al v. City of Richmond et al
P: Panos Lagos 510 530 4078 ext 101 D: 415 357 1234
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Nov 18 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01630-JD - Western Heritage Insurance Company v. Landmark Insurance Company et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Nov 19 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-02123-JCS - Benado v. Nielsen Company (US), LLC, The et al
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-05364-JCS - Collishaw Holdings, LLC et al v. Winnebago Industries, Inc. et al
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00016-MMC-2 - USA v. Marlin Moore
AUSA: Damali Taylor / DEF: Philip Cohen
Motion for Bond Modification
02:00PM
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
P: Robert Yorio, Ilene Goldberg D: Jeremy Sugarman
Status Conference (Telephonic)
3:14-cv-02482-JCS - Chanel, Inc. v. Pang
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03743-JCS - Heavenly Hana LLC et al v. Hotel Union & Hotel Industry of Hawaii Pension Plan et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03801-JCS - United States of America v. Approximately $45,860 in U.S. Currency
Case Management Conference
Thursday, Nov 20 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Dft: CCC Office of Education
Settlement Conference (Further)
Friday, Nov 21 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Nov 24 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, Nov 25 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Nov 26 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Nov 27 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Nov 28 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Dec 1 2014
09:30AM
3:10-cv-00358-SI - Curtis v. City of Oakland et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Dec 2 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05425-TEH - McCullough et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 3 2014
09:30AM
3:08-cv-03174-MEJ - O'Donovan v. Cashcall, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Friday, Dec 5 2014
09:30AM
4:10-cv-04425-JSW - United States Small Business Administration v. Rocket Ventures II, L.P. et al
Motion Hearing
3:11-cv-01781-JCS - Kamakahi v. American Society for Reproductive Medicine et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:12-cv-02584-JCS - Calkin et al v. City and County of San Francisco, California
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-02129-JCS - Martinez v. Horizon Coach Lines Paymaster, LLC et al
Fairness Hearing
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-05186-WHO - NovelPoster v. Javitch Canfield Group et al
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-05888-JCS - Cheapskate Charlie's LLC et al v. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:11-mj-71415-MAG-1 - USA v. Tuan Nguyen (Custody)(Vietnamese)
AUSA: Elise Becker / DEF: Frank Bell
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:12-mj-70185-MEJ-1 - USA v. Tuan Nguyen (Custody)(Vietnamese)
AUSA: Elise Becker / DEF: Frank Bell
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:13-cv-01609-JCS - Hauprich v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01331-JCS - Mardjuki et al v. OCWEN Loan Servicing, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03809-JCS - Felix et al v. Anderson
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03866-JCS - Animashaun v. California Service Bureau
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03863-JCS - Judge v. Army Corp of Engineering
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03915-JCS - Seven, LLC v. Seven Salon, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03994-JCS - Steven Rabinowitz v. Atherstone Foods, Inc et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Dec 8 2014
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, Dec 9 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01547-MMC - Adobe Systems Incorporated v. Lamar
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 10 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01802-VC - Dudley v. MetroPCS Communications, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Dec 11 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-00994-JCS - Hooke v. Foss Maritime Company
Final Pretrial Conference
 
 
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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 FEBRUARY AND DECEMBER 2015** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: February 2015 and December 2015 (first three weeks).

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:

NO CELL PHONES OR SPEAKER PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  ALL TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES MUST BE ON A LAND LINE! 
WE DO NOT USE COURT CALL FOR TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES.

Counsel must e-file a letter one (1) week prior to the hearing date with a direct land line contact phone number.  If two (2) or more parties in one (1) case are requesting a telephonic appearance, the Court will require that a conference call number be arranged and the information circulated to all parties and the Court two (2) days prior to the scheduled hearing. 

On the day of the hearing counsel must be on phone standby beginning at the appointed time and await the Court's phone call.  The Court will initiate the phone contact.  Telephonic appearance cases are called last. 

 
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 22, 2014 beginning 4:00 PM through October 24, 2014
October 30, 2014 beginning at 10:00 AM
November 21, 2014 through November 28, 2014
December 22, 2014 through January 2, 2015
April 13, 2015 through April 17, 2015

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:
Columbus Day - October 13, 2014
Veterans Day - November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day - November 27 and 28, 2014
Christmas Day - December 25, 2014
New Year's Day - January 1, 2015
MLK Day - January 19, 2015
President's Day - February 16, 2015
Memorial Day - May 25, 2015
Independence Day - July 3, 2015
Labor Day - September 7, 2015
Columbus Day - October 12, 2015
Veteran's Day - November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day - November 26 and 27, 2015
Christmas Day - December 25, 2015