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


Last Updated: Dec 15 2018 8:24AM
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Monday, Dec 17 2018
09:30AM
3:18-cr-00489-CRB - USA v. Enrique Andrade
Bond Hearing
Tuesday, Dec 18 2018
09:00AM
3:14-cv-04050-SK - United Tactical Systems, LLC v. Real Action Paintball, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 19 2018
01:00PM
- Judge Unavailable - Partial
Friday, Dec 21 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-02213-JCS - United States of America v. CVP SBIC, L.P.
P: Chris McClintock, Arelen Embrey
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Settlement
Motion Hearing (Preliminary Approval of Class Action Settlement)
3:18-cv-03923-JCS - Pena v. United States Postal Service et al
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00119-RS-1 - USA v. Jonathan Aguilar (Custody)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble/DEF: Martha Boersch
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-2 - USA v. Luis Cid-Salinas (Custody)(Spanish)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: Brian Getz
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-3 - USA v. Juan Carlos Gallardo (Custody)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: John Balazs
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-4 - USA v. Josue Gonzalez (Custody)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: Kathryn Ross
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-5 - USA v. Orlando Carlos Hernandez (Custody)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: Dek Ketchum, Harris Taback
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-6 - USA v. Michael Rebolledo (Custody)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: Mark Goldrosen, Pam Herzig
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-7 - USA v. Mario Reyes (Appearance Waived)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: George Boisseau
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-8 - USA v. Luis Rojas (Appearance Waived)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble/DEF: Alexandra McClure
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-9 - USA v. Eddy Urbina (Custody)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: James Thomson
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00119-RS-10 - USA v. Weston Venegas (Custody)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: Ethan Balogh
Motion for Protective Order
3:18-cr-00430-RS-1 - USA v. Samuel Taylor Derence
AUSA: Michael Rodriguez / DEF: Gabriela Bischof/PTS: Katrina Chu
Bond Hearing
3:18-cr-00483-SI - USA v. Jose Sotomayor
Bond Hearing
02:00PM
3:16-cv-07114-JCS - Robert Blair v. United States of America
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07204-JCS - Moore et al v. Equity Residential Management, L.L.C.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
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
3:18-cv-00272-JCS - Cardinal et al v. Lupo et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01856-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Bentibo et al
Status Conference
3:18-cv-04373-JCS - Mehta et al v. Medovich
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05749-JCS - Dhesi v. UBC Billing, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Dec 24 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Dec 26 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Dec 27 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Dec 28 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Dec 31 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Jan 1 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Jan 2 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Jan 3 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Jan 4 2019
09:30AM
3:18-cv-03720-JCS - Flexible Funding, Ltd. v. Apollo Search Partners LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
3:18-cv-07118-JCS - Vado v. Champion Petfoods USA, Inc. et al
Motion to Remand
02:00PM
3:18-cv-05850-JCS - Roberts, Jr. v. Telltale Games, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05887-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing Inc. v. Youngevity International, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05962-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 75.50.80.247
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05963-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.7.50.209
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05996-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 73.189.40.137
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jan 7 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
Tuesday, Jan 8 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jan 9 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jan 10 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Jan 11 2019
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05750-JCS - Sephora USA, Inc. v. Palmer, Reifler & Associates, P.A.
Motion for Settlement
3:18-cv-01162-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 104.58.203.17
Motion for Entry of Default
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:18-cv-02027-JCS - Igbonwa v. Facebook, Inc. et al
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-07204-JCS - Sanger et al v. Ahn et al
Motion for Preliminary Injunction
11:00AM
3:18-cv-02032-JD - Ooma, Inc. v. Fantem, Inc. et al
P: Robert Yorio D: Jason Stearns
Telephone Status Conference
02:00PM
3:17-cv-00228-JCS - Andrews v. City of Pittsburg et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03637-JCS - Gibson v. United States Postal Service, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04567-JCS - Harrison v. Target Corporation, Inc
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:17-cv-05521-JCS - Dmuchowsky v. Sky Chefs, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06000-JCS - Maston v. Bluestar Refreshment Services
P: Eric Kingsley
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00528-JCS - Spingola v. BMW of North America, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03050-JCS - American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03368-JCS - Genentech, Inc. v. Serre
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03706-JCS - Kaur v. Kashyap
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05329-JCS - Banda et al v. John Deere et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06163-JCS - The Center for Investigative Reporting et al v. U.S. Department of State
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06194-JCS - Nido et al v. Ericsson, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06196-JCS - Lietzke v. City of Montgomery et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jan 14 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Tuesday, Jan 15 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jan 16 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jan 17 2019
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Jan 18 2019
09:30AM
3:16-cv-00523-JCS - in re Seagate Technology LLC Litigation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion Hearing (Renewed Motion for Class Cert)
3:18-mc-80209-JCS - Nypl v. JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Motion to Compel
Motion to Quash
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00286-JCS-1 - USA v. Edward Wright
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Ellen Leonida/PO: Laura Shaer
Motion for Early Termination of Probation
3:18-cr-00173-JCS-1 - USA v. Andrea Seja
AUSA: Christopher Vieira / DEF: Kory DeClark/ PO: Robert Marchese
Sentencing
3:18-cr-00381-JCS-1 - USA v. Erbet Mayek (Spanish)
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Kory DeClark
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:18-cr-00380-JCS - USA v. James Na
Change of Plea Hearing
02:00PM
3:16-cv-02859-JCS - Steinle, et al v. United States of America, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02761-JCS - Koochakkhani et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07021-JCS - District Council 16 Northern California Health and Welfare Trust Fund, and its Joint Board of Trustees et al v. SAMAP U.S.A CORP.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00287-JCS - Sanchez v. AM Retail Group, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03434-JCS - Fort v. City of East Palo Alto et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03659-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 108.65.73.175
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03736-JCS - Cain v. Winn Residential California, LP et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04810-JCS - Tanseer Kazi v. PNC, Bank, N.A.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04913-JCS - Kopp v. United States Secret Service
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04915-JCS - Blair v. Community Awareness & Treatment Services, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05333-JCS - Eden Environmental Citizen's Group, LLC v. Precision Technical Coatings, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06342-JCS - Cadogan v. Jenkins et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06385-JCS - K. et al v. California Physicians' Service et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Wednesday, Jan 23 2019
09:30AM
5:18-cv-00926-NC - Stec v. Intuit Inc., et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jan 24 2019
09:30AM
3:16-cv-03919-VC - Caponio v. Boilermakers Local 549 et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jan 25 2019
09:30AM
3:17-cv-03218-JCS - Beard v. Horwedel et al
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
3:18-cv-03454-JCS - VACC, Inc. v. Davis
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-05980-JCS - Chirinkina v. Jennings et al
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
10:30AM
3:01-cr-00085-JCS-1 - USA v. Rafael Canizalez
AUSA: Julie Garcia / DEF: Erik Babcock/PO: Jennifer James
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
3:17-cv-02259-JCS - Crump v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion in Limine
3:17-cv-03218-JCS - Beard v. Horwedel et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03454-JCS - VACC, Inc. v. Davis
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06487-JCS - Patel v. Wells Fargo Bank National Association 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  IN MARCH AND SEPTEMBER 2019** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS:  March 2019, September 2019, February 2020, November 2020.

EMAIL ADDRESSES: JCSPO@CAND.USCOURTS.GOV - for proposed orders.

*NEW (effective 12/1/18): JCSSettlement@cand.uscourts.gov - for settlement conference statements.

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:

December 14, 2018 starting at 11:30 AM

December 24, 2018 through January 3, 2019

April 15, 2019 through April 19, 2019

July 3, 2019 through July 5, 2019

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, 2018

New Year's Day - January 1, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr - January 21, 2019

Presidents Day - February 18, 2019

Memorial Day - May 27, 2019

Independence Day - July 4, 2019

Labor Day - September 2, 2019

Columbus Day - October 14, 2019

Veterans Day - November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day - November 28, 2019

Christmas Day - December 25, 2019

New Year's Day - January 1, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. - January 20, 2020

Presidents Day - February 17, 2020

Memorial Day - May 25, 2020

Independence Day - July 4, 2020

Labor Day - September 1, 2020

Columbus Day - October 12, 2020

Veterans Day - November 11, 2020

Christmas Day - December 25, 2020

New Year's Day - January 1, 2021