San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 2 - 5th Floor
Howard R. Lloyd
280 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113
|Criminal Law & Motion||Thursdays||1:30 p.m.|
|Criminal Duty Matters||Daily during duty months||1:30 p.m.|
|Civil Law and Motion||Tuesdays||10:00 a.m.|
|Pretrial and Case Management Conferences||Tuesdays||1:30 p.m.|
|Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy||Patricia Cromwell||408-535-5365|
|Civil Case Docketing||Diane Miyashiro||408-535-5373|
|Criminal Case Docketing||Cita Escolano||408-535-5391|
|Email for Proposed Orders:||HRLpo@cand.uscourts.gov|
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About Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd
Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd was appointed in 2002. He has presided over a variety of civil and criminal trials and has extensive discovery as well as case-dispositive law and motion experience. He has presided over hundreds of settlement conferences in a wide variety of civil cases.
Judge Lloyd earned his undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He then worked as a civil trial and appellate lawyer for 30 years with a prominent San Jose law firm and personally tried many cases and argued dozens of appeals. He practiced in all areas, but especially employment, intellectual property, and commercial law. He then worked for 2 years as an independent and full time arbitrator and mediator.
While in private practice Judge Lloyd was selected for voluntary service as an Early Neutral Evaluator (N.D. CA), mediator (California Court of Appeals), and Settlement Judge Pro Tem (Santa Clara County Superior Court). He is a frequent presenter at continuing education courses for attorneys and currently teaches at Santa Clara University Law School.