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


Last Updated: Apr 24 2014 1:03AM
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Thursday, Apr 24 2014
09:30AM
3:14-mj-70556-MAG - USA v. Yan Zhou (Custody)
AUSA: Robert Rees/ Dft: Interp: Yongmei Liu (Mandarin)
Rule 5 Initial Appearance on S/R Violation
3:14-cr-00211-MAG - USA v. Lamar Seymore
Arraignment
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
Initial Appearance
3:14-cr-00211-MAG-1- - USA v. Lamar Seymore
AUSA: Marc Wolf/ Dft:
Arraignment
Initial Appearance
Friday, Apr 25 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cr-00765-SI-1-1 - USA v. Eugene Hill (Custody)
AUSA: Arianna Berg / DEF: Daniel Blank
Attorney Appointment Hearing
3:14-cr-00167-CRB-1 - USA v. Celia Atkinson
AUSA: Daniel Talbert / DEF: David Shapiro
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
3:14-cr-00196-CRB - USA v. Jane Liang
Bond Hearing
3:14-cr-00196-CRB - USA v. Tina Liang
Bond Hearing
02:00PM
3:05-cv-02324-JCS - Moyle et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion Hearing
3:12-cv-01527-RS - Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. James et al
Discovery Letter Brief
3:12-cv-04985-JCS - Alejandre v. City of Napa et al
D: Greg Fox 415 353 0999
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-00809-JCS - Carter et al v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-01609-JCS - Hauprich v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
Re: Jt Discovery Letters, dkt nos. 36 and 38
Discovery Hearing
3:13-cv-02129-JCS - Martinez v. Horizon Coach Lines Paymaster, LLC et al
D: David Wimmer 310 288 3980
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
P: Steven Olson D: Suzanne Babb
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03027-JCS - Doe I et al v. Butler Amusements, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-04114-JCS - Dolan v. Mendocino Wine Group, LLC
P: Greg Spaulding. 805 644 4941
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-04403-JCS - Hamilton et al v. City of Berkeley et al
D: Matthew Orebic 510-981-6998
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:13-cv-04913-JCS - Daniel Helm v. United States of America
Case Management Conference
3:13-cv-05764-JCS - Reyes-Aguilar et al v. Bank of America, N.A et al
P: Mike Yesk D: Tracy Moyer & Todd Whitehorn
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05999-JCS - Computer Sciences Corporation v. Alan Razavi, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00162-JCS - BizCloud, Inc. et al v. Computer Sciences Corporation et al
Case Management Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:14-cv-00180-JCS - O'Connor v. Sabadell United Bank, N.A.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00231-JCS - Cleveland v. Groceryworks.com, LLC
D: James Payne 949 851 1100
Case Management Conference
3:14-mc-80058-EMC - In re Subpoena Issued to Brigitte A. Meikle
D: Mr. Feldman & Mr. Polacano
D: Mr. Feldman & Mr. Placano
Motion for Sanctions
Motion Hearing
Motion to Quash
3:14-mc-80065-EMC - Miller Environmental, Inc. v. Meikle
D: Mr. Feldman & Mr. Polacano
Motion for Order to Show Cause
Motion Hearing
Monday, Apr 28 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cr-00197-EMC - USA v. Joshua Lucas
Detention Hearing
3:14-cr-00210-TEH - USA v. Ong Yeap
Arraignment
Initial Appearance
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, Apr 29 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
09:30AM
3:10-cr-00392-WHA - USA v. Keith Williams
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:14-mj-70444-MAG - USA v. Paul Grudzien
Arraignment
Preliminary Examination
Wednesday, Apr 30 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
09:30AM
3:09-cv-00901-EMC - Johnson et al v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District et al
Settlement Conference
3:14-cr-00191-MAG - USA v. Desiree Bielecki
Arraignment
3:14-cr-00191-MAG-1 - USA v. Desiree Bielecki
AUSA: Marc Wolf / DEF: Bonnie Chan
Initial Appearance
Thursday, May 1 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, May 2 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, May 5 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-01333-VC - Gitson et al v. Trader Joe's Company
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, May 6 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-04374-TEH - Manalang et al v. Macy's Inc et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, May 7 2014
09:00AM
3:13-cv-05197-WHA - IL Fornaio (America) Corp. et al v. Lazzari Fuel Company, LLC et al
Scheduling Conference
09:30AM
3:13-cv-02059-EMC - Ivarson USA, LLC v. Traveler's Club Luggage, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Thursday, May 8 2014
09:00AM
4:11-cv-05341-YGR - MediaTek Inc. v. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Status Conference
09:30AM
3:12-cv-03798-EMC - Gressett v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, May 9 2014
09:00AM
3:06-cv-04913-JSW - Warner Bros. Records Inc. et al v. Pinheiro
Judgment Debtor Exam
09:30AM
3:09-cv-03290-JCS - Postier v. Louisiana-Pacific Corp
Motion Hearing
3:11-cv-03847-JCS - Andrew Reibman v. Renesas Electronics America, Inc.
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-00616-JCS - Brixham Solutions LTD v. Juniper Networks, Inc.
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-00994-JCS - Hooke v. Foss Maritime Company
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-04739-RS - GMYL, L.P. v. Coppola et al
Discovery Hearing
3:14-cv-00510-JCS - Prasad et al v. US Bank National Association et al
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00421-JCS - USA v. William Grogan
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:13-cr-00421-JCS - USA v. Isaac Hurwitz
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:13-cr-00421-JCS - USA v. Maxwell Newman
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:13-cr-00614-JCS - USA v. Bradley Corkins
Plea and Sentence
3:14-mj-70444-MAG - USA v. Paul Grudzien
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:12-cv-01537-JCS - Katz et al v. DHL (Express) USA, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-03331-JCS - Mishou v. Paco Ventures LLC 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-00427-JCS - Maersk Line v. National Market Food Distributors, Inc.
P:Stephen Uthoff 562-437-4301
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00434-JCS - Berlin v. True North AR, LLC
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00608-JCS - Senne et al v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00887-JCS - Ward v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Motion Hearing
Monday, May 12 2014
09:30AM
3:12-cv-01011-JST - EON Corp IP Holdings LLC v. Sensus USA Inc et al
Plaintiff & Dfts HTC & Sprint
Settlement Conference
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, May 13 2014
09:30AM
3:12-cv-01011-JST - EON Corp IP Holdings LLC v. Sensus USA Inc et al
Plaintiff & Dfts Cisco and US Cellular
Settlement Conference
3:12-cv-04796-CRB - Broadmoor House, Inc. et al v. Regional Center of the East Bay, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, May 14 2014
09:30AM
3:12-cv-01011-JST - EON Corp IP Holdings LLC v. Sensus USA Inc et al
Plaintiff and Dft Motorola Mobility
Settlement Conference
Thursday, May 15 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05395-EDL - Crone Law Group, The et al v. Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation
Settlement Conference
3:13-cv-5395-EDL - Crone Law v. Liberty Surpluse
Settlement Conference
Friday, May 16 2014
09:00AM
4:01-fj-05023-MAG - USA v. Paiso
Judgment Debtor Exam
3:11-cv-02306-SLM - United States Of America v. Bixby
Judgment Debtor Exam of Charles Bixby
3:12-cv-02434-SLM - United States Of America v. Davisson
Judgment Debtor Exam of Mark J. Davisson
09:30AM
3:10-md-02143-RS - In Re: Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation
Discovery Letter Brief
3:10-cv-04862-JCS - Vistan Corporation v. Fadei USA, Inc. et al
Motion Hearing
3:11-cv-06623-WHO - Morello v. AMCO Insurance Company
Discovery Hearing re: dkt no 97
3:12-cv-06135-JCS - Ogues v. CC Staffing, Inc.
Fairness Hearing
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:13-cv-03090-JCS - GT Securities, Inc. v. Klastech GmbH et al
Case Management Conference
3:13-cv-05550-JCS - San Francisco Baykeeper v. Marine Express, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00682-JCS - Hackmeier v. California Highway Patrol et al
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, May 20 2014
09:30AM
3:11-cv-02162-LB - Brown et al v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Settlement Conference
3:11-cv-2162-LB - Brown v. CCSF
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, May 21 2014
09:00AM
3:13-cv-05840-TEH - Bonachita v. The Capital Markets Company
P: Barb Lawless & EmilyStehr D: John Skonberg 415-677-3103.
Scheduling Conference
Thursday, May 22 2014
03:00PM
3:13-cv-00616-JCS - Brixham Solutions LTD v. Juniper Networks, Inc.
Tutorial
Friday, May 23 2014
09:30AM
3:12-cv-06543-JCS - Reiydelle v. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-02123-JCS - Benado v. Nielsen Company (US), LLC, The et al
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03090-JCS - GT Securities, Inc. v. Klastech GmbH et al
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-00514-JCS - Lohse et al v. Nationstar Mortgage et al
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-01132-JCS - Perez v. Banana Republic, LLC
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-01243-JCS - United States of America v. Leitao
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:14-cv-01684-JCS - Calhoun v. City of Hercules Police Department et al
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:13-cv-03407-JCS - Hutton v. City of Berkeley Police Department et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-04213-JCS - Brown v. City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05413-JCS - Automattic Inc. et al v. Steiner
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05444-JCS - Lopez v. Tire Centers, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05843-JCS - Harrison v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Tuesday, May 27 2014
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Thursday, May 29 2014
01:30PM
3:13-cv-00616-JCS - Brixham Solutions LTD v. Juniper Networks, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Claims Construction Hearing
Friday, May 30 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-00004-JCS - Florin Associates, LLC v. Famsa, Inc et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03496-JCS - Abiola v. Esa Management, LLC
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00175-JCS - USA v. James Guenette
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:12-cv-02101-JCS - Estate of Fletcher Jackson, The et al v. City of Oakland et al
Case Management Conference
3:13-cv-01186-JCS - eAdGear, Inc. et al v. Williams et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03949-JCS - Landau et al v. United States of America et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00330-JCS - Olberg v. Citimortgage, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00801-JCS - Rabinowitz v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00887-JCS - Ward v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00930-JCS - Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00964-JCS - Sierra Club v. McCarthy
Case Management Conference
Monday, Jun 2 2014
08:00AM
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Jun 3 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05418-LB - Siller v. City of Richmond et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Jun 4 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05569-LB - Phillips v. Toys "R" Us, Inc.
Settlement 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 APRIL 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 2014** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS:  
APRIL 2014 & SEPTEMBER  2014.

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:

April 14, 2014 through April 18, 2014
April 29, 2014 through May 2, 2014
June 2, 2014
June 11, 2014 through June 16, 2014
July 14, 2014 through July 18, 2014
November 24, 2014 through November 28, 2014
December 22, 2014 through January 1, 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
Alexandra Grayner (415) 522-3691

COURT HOLIDAYS:
Memorial Day - May 26, 2014
Independence Day - July 4, 2014
Labor Day - September 1, 2014
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