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


Last Updated: Dec 19 2014 11:16PM
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Friday, Dec 19 2014
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00614-JCS - USA v. Bradley Corkins
Sentencing
11:00AM
3:14-cv-03000-JCS - Medlock v. Fred Finch Children's Home
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Monday, Dec 22 2014
09:00AM
4:12-cv-03897-YGR - Ellis et al v. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. et al
Lead Trial Counsel Meet-and-Confer re: dkt 140-4
Discovery Hearing
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Reentry Court and Pot Luck
Tuesday, Dec 23 2014
10:00AM
3:12-cv-00440-WHO - Dorger et al v. City of Napa et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 24 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Dec 25 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Dec 26 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
07:00AM
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Court Closed
Monday, Dec 29 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Dec 30 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Dec 31 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Jan 1 2015
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Jan 2 2015
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Jan 5 2015
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
01:30PM
- Reentry Court
Tuesday, Jan 6 2015
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Jan 7 2015
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Jan 8 2015
09:30AM
3:14-cv-04898-JCS - Vasquez v. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-05043-JCS - Abraham Valentino v. Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. et al
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cv-03451-WHA - Frlekin et al v. Apple Inc.
P: Lee Shavlov D: Joshua Kienitz
Status Conference (No Reptr) Telephonic
11:00AM
3:14-cv-01561-TEH - Bernstein v. Vocus, Inc. et al
P: Rod Divelbiss 415 962 2884 D: Jim Nelson 916 868 0629
Scheduling/Settlement Conference (Telephonic)
Friday, Jan 9 2015
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Jan 12 2015
09:30AM
4:04-cv-04571-PJH - Saldana-Neily v. Taco Bell of America, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Jan 13 2015
09:30AM
3:13-cv-04834-JD - Sarkisov v. StoneMor Partners L.P. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Jan 14 2015
09:30AM
3:14-cv-03473-JD - Intertel Communications v. United States Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jan 15 2015
09:30AM
4:13-cv-02781-PJH - Toschi v. Williams et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jan 16 2015
09:00AM
3:10-cv-01588-SLM - United States of America v. Hoffman
Judgment Debtor Exam
09:30AM
3:12-cv-03929-JCS - DeMartini et al v. Johns et al
Motion to Reopen Case
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-04660-JCS - Johns & Allyn v. DeMartini et al
Case Management Conference
Confirm Arbitration Award
02:00PM
3:11-cv-03058-JCS - In Re JPMorgan Chase LPI Hazard Litigation
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-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
P: Robert Yorio D: Jeremy Sugarman
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-00514-JCS - Lohse et al v. Nationstar Mortgage et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01594-JCS - Courtade v. Pappalardo
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02482-JCS - Chanel, Inc. v. Pang
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02563-JCS - Christopher Philip Langan v. Defense Finance & Accounting Service, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02834-JCS - Crum et al v. US Airways, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03281-JCS - Board of Trustees, et al v. Garcia et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03542-JCS - Lloyd v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03915-JCS - Seven, LLC v. Seven Salon, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04295-JCS - Compass Insurance Company -v- University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04413-JCS - Shortridge v. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04452-JCS - AGCS Marine Insurance Company -v- Harrison Trucking, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04467-JCS - Rodriguez v. Dominguez et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04494-JCS - Marotz v. City and County of San Francisco, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04500-JCS - Wright v. Solomon
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04576-JCS - Financial Indemnity Co. v. Nadeem et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04582-RS - Gavin et al v. FCOF PM EQ LLC et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04739-JCS - Shortridge v. Adaptasoft, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04850-JCS - Shortridge v. Foundation Construction Payroll Service, LLC et al
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, Jan 20 2015
09:30AM
3:10-cv-05686-JSC - County of San Mateo v. CSL Limited et al
Settlement Conference
01:30PM
- Reentry Court
Wednesday, Jan 21 2015
09:30AM
3:14-cv-02770-WHO - Cutting Edge Solutions, LLC v. Sustainable Low Maintenance Grass, LLC et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jan 22 2015
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Plaintiff and Dft Contra Costa County only
Further Settlement Conference
Friday, Jan 23 2015
09:30AM
3:11-cv-01781-JCS - Kamakahi v. American Society for Reproductive Medicine et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-04859-JCS - HomeAway Inc. et al v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:11-cv-02088-JCS - D'Lil v. City of Petaluma
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:11-cv-04965-JCS - McKenzie v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-06543-JCS - Reiydelle v. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
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-03027-JCS - Doe I et al v. Butler Amusements, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01274-JCS - Gammill v. Duggan et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04691-JCS - Wes-Co Industries et al v. Sheet Metal Workers Pension Trust of Northern California et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04706-JCS - Pimental v. City of Hayward
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04707-JCS - Ayers v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04724-JCS - Teespring v. Viralstyle LLC
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04726-JCS - Wilson v. Florida Department of Revenue et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Jan 26 2015
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01802-VC - Dudley v. MetroPCS Communications, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Jan 27 2015
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05425-TEH - McCullough et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Jan 28 2015
09:30AM
3:14-cv-03079-JST - Hernandez v. City of Richmond et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jan 29 2015
09:00AM
4:14-cv-00386-DMR - De Gonzalez et al v. City of Richmond et al
P: Panos Lagos 510-530-4078 ext 101 D: David Newdorf 415-357-1234
Further Settlement Conference (Telephonic)
Friday, Jan 30 2015
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00016-MMC - USA v. Marlin Moore
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:14-cv-00231-JCS - Cleveland v. Groceryworks.com, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00930-JCS - Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02228-JCS - Willams v. Quality Loan Services Corp. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02526-JCS - Whitted v. City of Hayward et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03994-JCS - Steven Rabinowitz v. Atherstone Foods, Inc et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-04776-JCS - Music v. Bank of America et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-04834-JCS - Caviglia et al v. Rowe International Corporation, et al
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 MONTHS  OF FEBRUARY AND AUGUST 2015** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: February and August 2015.

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:

December 24, 2014 through January 7, 2015

January 9, 2015
April 13, 2015 through April 23, 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:
Christmas Day - December 25, 2014 and December 26,2014

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