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


Last Updated: Jan 17 2018 6:30AM
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Wednesday, Jan 17 2018
09:00AM
3:16-cr-00287-JCS-1 - USA v. Pulot Usmonov (Tatiana Iacona -Russian)
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Robert Amparan/PO: Lenene Williams
Sentencing
09:30AM
3:14-md-02521-WHO - In re Lidoderm Antitrust Litigation
Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs & Watson Dfts
Further Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jan 18 2018
09:30AM
3:14-cv-00535-LB - Burns et al v. City of Concord et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jan 19 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-01452-WHA - Hunter et al v. Santa Rosa City Schools et al
P: Jane Gaskell D: Mark Peters
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:12-cv-06495-JCS - Farrow et al v. Lipetzky
Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion for Summary Judgment or Partial Summary Judgment
Motion to Exclude Testimony of Robert Boruchowitz
3:16-cv-04722-WHO - Autodesk, Inc. v. Alter et al
Discovery Letter Brief
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00428-JCS-1 - USA v. Rhiannon L. Lawler
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Kory DeClark/PO: Aldonza Leal
Sentencing
3:17-cr-00244-WHO-20 - USA v. Antonio Serrano Rivas (Custody)
AUSA: Sheila Armbrust / DEF: Jeffrey Bornstein
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00244-WHO - USA v. Theresa Carter
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00501-JCS-1 - USA v. Luis Felipe Lopez
AUSA: Denise Oki/DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment
3:17-cr-00552-CRB-1 - USA v. Rose Perez (Custody)
AUSA: Sheila Armbrust / DEF: Elizabeth Falk
Bond Hearing
3:17-cr-00558-JCS - USA v. Michelle Daniels
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:14-cv-03227-JCS - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. v. Cresta Technology Corporation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03424-JCS - Cave Consulting Group, Inc. v. OptumInsight, Inc.,
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03487-JCS - Brosnan v. National Loan Center et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02787-WHO - Huawei Technologies, Co, Ltd et al v. Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02859-JCS - Steinle, et al v. United States of America, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05486-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing, Inc. v. Pivotal Payments, Inc.
P: Jennifer Rust D: Drew Hansen
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07223-JCS - Veronica Foods Company v. Kurt Ecklin, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03218-JCS - Beard v. Horwedel et al
P: Albert Stoll
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05257-JCS - Spear v. The United States of America et al
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-05371-JCS - Megan Ann Dailey v. Banc of California N.A. et al
D: Christine Howson
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05657-JCS - Rivera v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05859-JCS - Cortes v. Bank of America, N.A.
P: Edward Casey/D: Charles Solley
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-05884-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing Inc. v. Drycare Restoration, Inc.
P: Yoel Hanohov
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06000-JCS - Maston v. Bluestar Refreshment Services
P: Eric Kingsley
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jan 22 2018
09:00AM
3:16-cv-05993-JD - Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. et al v. Aragen Bioscience, Inc. et al
P: Christian Platt D: Bryan Vogel
Telephone Conference to set Settlement Conference
09:30AM
3:17-cv-01126-MMC - California River Watch v. City of Palo Alto
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Jan 24 2018
09:00AM
4:17-cv-00291-HSG - Vietnam Reform Party v. Viet Tan - Vietnam Reform Party et al
P: Omid Shabani, Frank Radoslovich D: Joshua Cohen
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:14-md-02521-WHO - In re Lidoderm Antitrust Litigation
Retailer Plaintiffs & Watson Dfts
Further Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jan 25 2018
09:00AM
3:16-cv-00278-JST - Elder v. Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. et al
P: Angela Agrusa D: Tim Fisher, Jason Hoffman, Brendan Mangan
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:14-md-02521-WHO - In re Lidoderm Antitrust Litigation
End-Payor Plaintiff, GEHA, Related Opt-Outs & Watson Dfts
Further Settlement Conference
Friday, Jan 26 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-04308-JCS - S.H. v. Mount Diablo Unified School District
Motion for Attorney Fees
3:17-cv-01941-JCS - McKesson Corporation v. Care Tecture, LLC et al
P: Mancy Pendergrass
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Clerk
3:17-cv-06002-JCS - Watkins v. City of Oakland et al
Case Management Conference
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:01-cr-00085-JCS-1 - USA v. Rafael Canizalez
AUSA: Julie Garcia / DEF: Erik Babcock
Status Conference (No Reptr) & Sub Fin Aff
3:17-cr-00504-JCS - USA v. Eduardo Lomeli
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00541-JCS-1 - USA v. Joaquin Aguilar (Spanish)
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Jodi Linker
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:15-cv-05432-JCS - VeriFone Systems, Inc. -v- Gilardi & Co. LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05317-JCS - Scott Holdings, Inc. v. FranLogic Scout Development, LLC et al
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-02259-JCS - Crump v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03872-JCS - Amer v. Wells Fargo Bank NA et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04733-JCS - Stricklin v. United States of America et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06060-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.143.239.235
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06142-JCS - Madlock-Perkins v. Walgreen Co.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jan 29 2018
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
Tuesday, Jan 30 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-02478-JD - Shen et al v. Albany Unified School District et al
Settlement Conference
3:17-cv-02767-JD - Doe et al v. Albany Unified School District et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Jan 31 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-00898-LB - Wang et al v. Golf Tailor, LLC et al
Settlement Conference
3:17-cv-01304-LB - Wang v. Golf Tailor, LLC
Settlement Conference
3:17-cv-01303-LB - Wang v. Tailor, LLC
Settlement Conference
3:17-cv-03922-LB - Golf Tailor, LLC v. GolfBestBuy Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Feb 1 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-00223-RS - Securities And Exchange Commission v. San Francisco Regional Center LLC et al
P: Andrew Hefty D:Gil Serrota, Elizabeth Berke-Dreyfuss
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
4:17-cv-03152-DMR - Sieler v. Atieva USA, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Friday, Feb 2 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-03015-JCS - Hernandez et al v. MP California et al
Fairness Hearing
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion for Settlement
4:17-cv-03806-CW - Naiman v. Total Merchant Services, Inc.
Motion to Compel
02:00PM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion in Limine
3:16-cv-06304-JCS - Heang -v- Department of Homeland Security
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06362-JCS - Vuori v. Grasshopper Capital LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06405-WHA - Lewis v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Feb 5 2018
09:00AM
5:17-cv-05285-LHK - Heineke v. Santa Clara University et al
P: Sam Kornhauser/D: Marcie Fitzsimmons
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:17-cv-05020-JSC - Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products, Inc. v. New Age Beverages Corporation et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Feb 6 2018
09:30AM
4:12-cv-01326-YGR - Guidiville Rancheria of California et al v. United States Of America et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Feb 7 2018
09:30AM
4:17-cv-02308-SBA - Faraday Bicycles, Inc. v. Faraday&Future Inc.
Settlement Conference
Friday, Feb 9 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-06640-JCS - Reef v. Jani-King of California, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
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
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
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05342-JCS - Young v. Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06445-JCS - Paquette v. The Prudential Insurance Company of America
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06465-JCS - Axa Insurance Company & Axa Art Americas Corporation v. Connect Art International, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Feb 12 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-06941-JD - Jones v. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Feb 13 2018
09:30AM
4:07-cv-03685-SBA - Kirola et al v. City & County of San Francisco, The et al
P: Guy Wallace D: Jim Emery
Telephone Scheduling Conference to reset Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Feb 14 2018
09:30AM
5:15-cv-01370-EJD - BladeRoom Group Limited et al v. Facebook, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Feb 15 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-04579-EDL - Grade-Way Construction, INC. et al v. Pension Plan for Pension Trust Fund for Operating Engineers
Settlement Conference
Friday, Feb 16 2018
09:30AM
3:15-cv-02286-JCS - Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC v. 700 Valencia Street LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04931-JCS - 700 Valencia Street LLC v. Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion Hearing
3:17-cv-06362-JCS - Vuori v. Grasshopper Capital LLC et al
Motion to Change Venue
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
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
Motion Hearing
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:16-cv-06762-JCS - Burley v. City and County of San Francisco, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-00228-JCS - Andrews v. City Of Pittsburg et al
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-06563-JCS - Easy Trim LLC v. DL Wholesale Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06663-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 67.180.248.237
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06664-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 73.252.167.49
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Feb 20 2018
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05496-WHO - DOE, et al v. San Mateo County, et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Feb 21 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-03522-JD - Examinations Institute of the American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Education v. Chegg Inc.
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Feb 22 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-00081-EDL - Matson Navigation Company, Inc. v. The Sherwin-Williams Company
P: John Giffin, Francesca Lanpher D: Brian McDonald, Dan Corbett
Telephone Conference re: Settlement Conference
09:30AM
3:17-cv-00142-RS - Duarte v. Daly City et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Feb 23 2018
09:30AM
3:12-cv-01830-JCS - Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. Law School Admission Council Inc
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion in Limine
3:15-cv-06055-JCS - Carlson v. United States Postal Service
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion Hearing
3:17-cv-07378-JCS - Zhao v. Tsai et al
Motion to Remand
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00537-JCS-1 - USA v. Richard J. Browski
AUSA: Jose Olivera / DEF: Jeffrey Kahn/PO: Jessica Goldsberry
Sentencing
11:00AM
3:16-cv-06235-JCS - Amelia Gilbert v. Andrew Ryan King et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion in Limine
Motion to Bifurcate
Motion to Strike
02:00PM
3:17-cv-06703-JCS - Wilson v. Rite Aid Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06738-JCS - Thornton v. Amtrak et al
Initial Case Mgmt 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 CRIMINAL DUTY 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:  May 2018 and October 2018

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:

January 9, 2018

January 12, 2018 through January 16, 2018

March 5, 2018

March 8, 2018 through March 9, 2018

March 19, 2018 through March 22, 2018

April 4, 2018 through April 5, 2018

April 9, 2018 through April 13, 2018

April 20, 2018

July 23, 2018 through July 27, 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:

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


 

 

 

 

 



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 CRIMINAL DUTY 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:  May 2018 and October 2018

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:

January 9, 2018

January 12, 2018 through January 16, 2018

March 5, 2018

March 8, 2018 through March 9, 2018

March 19, 2018 through March 22, 2018

April 4, 2018 through April 5, 2018

April 9, 2018 through April 13, 2018

April 20, 2018

July 23, 2018 through July 27, 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:

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