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


Last Updated: Jul 30 2014 4:02PM
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Wednesday, Jul 30 2014
08:30AM
3:12-cv-03235-JCS - Mathews et al v. City of Oakland Police Department et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jul 31 2014
08:30AM
3:12-cv-03235-JCS - Mathews et al v. City of Oakland Police Department et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Aug 1 2014
09:00AM
3:11-cv-04172-SLM - United States Of America v. Ocon
Judgment Debtor Exam
3:12-cv-02434-SLM - United States Of America v. Davisson
Judgment Debtor Exam
09:30AM
3:13-cv-00809-JCS - Carter et al v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion for Summary Judgment
4:13-cv-04179-JSW - Freeman v. Delta Air Lines Inc
P: John Carpenter 941-828-1432 D: Stephen Roth 908 518-6362
Discovery Letter Brief (telephonic)
3:14-cv-01179-JCS - Pension Plan for Pension Trust Fund for Operating Engineers et al v. J &K Sweeping et al
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00428-JCS-1 - USA v. Rhiannon L. Lawler
AUSA: Marc Wolf / DEF: Steve Kalar/PO: Patrick McFate
Sentencing
3:13-cr-00614-JCS-1 - USA v. Bradley Corkins
AUSA: Marc Wolf / DEF: Brandon LeBlanc/PO: Sara Black/ PTS: Brad Wilson
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:13-cv-00004-JCS - Florin Associates, LLC v. Famsa, Inc et al
Final Pretrial Conference
3:13-cv-01353-JCS - Corbin v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al
P: Richard Kellner 213 217 5025
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00514-JCS - Lohse et al v. Nationstar Mortgage et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-01132-JCS - Perez v. Banana Republic, LLC
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-01962-JCS - Durkin et al v. United States of America, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02003-JCS - Torres v. P&B Capital Group LLC et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02024-JCS - Gardner v. Safeco Insurance Company of America
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02027-JCS - Phillips 66 Company -v- Jung
P: Dawn Ceizler D: Peter Lagarias
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02459-JCS - D'Amore v. Wilshire Commercial Capital, L.L.C.
P: Jim Price 925-516-4686, Ext. 102. D: Steven Reed Berardino 323 692 5010.
Case Management Conference (Telephonic)
Monday, Aug 4 2014
08:30AM
3:12-cv-03235-JCS - Mathews et al v. City of Oakland Police Department et al
Jury Trial
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, Aug 5 2014
08:30AM
3:12-cv-03235-JCS - Mathews et al v. City of Oakland Police Department et al
Jury Trial
03:00PM
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
4:13-cr-00466-JSW-8 - USA v. SEALED
*SEALED* AUSA: Kathryn Haun / DEF: Dennis Roberts
Attorney Appointment Hearing
Wednesday, Aug 6 2014
08:30AM
3:12-cv-03235-JCS - Mathews et al v. City of Oakland Police Department et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Aug 8 2014
09:30AM
3:11-cv-00293-JCS - Center for Biological Diversity et al v. Environmental Protection Agency et al
Conf Call: 1-866-299-3188
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss
3:11-cv-03884-CRB - Jackmon v. America's Servicing Company et al
Discovery Letter Brief
02:00PM
3:13-cv-05197-WHA - IL Fornaio (America) Corp. et al v. Lazzari Fuel Company, LLC et al
P: Elizabeth Pritzker D: Jean Nogues; Robert Sanger
Scheduling Conference (Telephonic)
3:13-cv-05331-WHA - Darbar Cuisine, Inc. v. Chef's Choice Mesquite Charcoal et al
Scheduling Conference (Telephonic)
3:13-cv-05999-JCS - Computer Sciences Corporation v. Alan Razavi, et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00022-JCS - Butcher v. ADT LLC et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00162-JCS - BizCloud, Inc. et al v. Computer Sciences Corporation et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02131-JCS - Coho Licensing LLC v. LinkedIn, Inc.
Case Management Conference
Monday, Aug 11 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-02186-JD - Zamora v. United States of America
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Aug 12 2014
09:30AM
4:14-cv-00757-PJH - Steadfast Insurance Company v. Rivendale Homes, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Aug 13 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-00004-JCS - Florin Associates, LLC v. Famsa, Inc et al
Bench Trial
Thursday, Aug 14 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-00004-JCS - Florin Associates, LLC v. Famsa, Inc et al
Bench Trial
Friday, Aug 15 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cv-00180-JCS - O'Connor v. Sabadell United Bank, N.A.
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-05843-JCS - Harrison v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00559-JCS - Depositors Insurance Company et al v. Logistic Innovations, LLC
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02228-JCS - Willams v. Quality Loan Services Corp. et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Aug 18 2014
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, Aug 19 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01391-JD - Wild Equity Institute v. McCarthy et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Aug 20 2014
09:30AM
4:13-cv-02131-DMR - Layer2 Communications, Inc. v. Flexera Software, LLC
Settlement Conference
4:13-cv-2131-DMR - Layer2 v. Flexera
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Aug 21 2014
09:30AM
3:03-cv-02169-CRB - Edgerly v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Aug 22 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03027-JCS - Doe I et al v. Butler Amusements, Inc.
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-04114-JCS - Dolan v. Mendocino Wine Group, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-00608-JCS - Senne et al v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, et al
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-02834-JCS - Crum et al v. US Airways, Inc.
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:10-cv-04862-JCS - Vistan Corporation v. Fadei USA, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-02584-JCS - Calkin et al v. City and County of San Francisco, California
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-04985-JCS - Alejandre v. City of Napa et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-05477-JCS - Board of Trustees, The v. Debruin Construction, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02300-JCS - MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. v. Apple Inc.
Case Management Conference
Monday, Aug 25 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05955-JD - Jensen v. BNSF Railway Company
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Aug 26 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Aug 27 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Aug 28 2014
09:30AM
4:14-cv-00386-DMR - De Gonzalez et al v. City of Richmond et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Aug 29 2014
09:30AM
4:09-cv-05966-PJH - Rose et al v. Stephens Institute
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03090-JCS - GT Securities, Inc. v. Klastech GmbH et al
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-00930-JCS - Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-02459-JCS - D'Amore v. Wilshire Commercial Capital, L.L.C.
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:13-cv-05473-JCS - Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc. v. BTL Industries, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02482-JCS - Chanel, Inc. v. Pang
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, Sep 2 2014
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Friday, Sep 5 2014
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00211-JCS - USA v. Lamar Seymore
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:11-cv-03058-JCS - In Re JPMorgan Chase LPI Hazard Litigation
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-05578-JCS - Guido et al v. City of South San Francisco et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03242-JCS - Hutchins v. Bank of America , N.A.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03407-JCS - Hutton v. City of Berkeley Police Department et al
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03443-JCS - California Council of the Blind et al v. County of Alameda 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-05998-JCS - AirWair International Ltd. v. Urbanog, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-00180-JCS - O'Connor v. Sabadell United Bank, N.A.
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
3:14-cv-00180-JCS - O'Connor v. Sabadell United Bank, N.A.
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
3:14-cv-02563-JCS - Christopher Philip Langan v. Defense Finance & Accounting Service, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02579-JCS - Piper v. Cabillo
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02645-JCS - Hayes v. Target Corporation
Case Management 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 MONTH  OF 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:

July 14, 2014 through July 17 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:
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