United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Phyllis J. Hamilton, Chief Judge

Susan Y. Soong, Clerk of Court

Magistrate Judge
Laurel Beeler

San Francisco Courthouse, Courtroom C - 15th Floor
450 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion Thursdays 10:30 a.m.
Civil Law and Motion Thursdays 9:30 a.m.
Case Management Conferences Thursdays 11:00 a.m.
Criminal Case Management Conferences Thursdays 10:30 a.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Lashanda Scott 415-522-3140
Civil Case Docketing Felicia Reloba 415-522-2063
Criminal Case Docketing

Case terminal digits 1-3: Ruby Woo  415-522-2076
Case terminal digits 4-6: Lori Murray 415-522-2093
Case terminal digits 7-0: Mark Jenkins 415-522-2042
Email for Proposed Orders: LBpo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Docket Corrections:
LBpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)

About Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler

Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler has presided over and settled hundreds of cases in many subject areas, including intellectual property, civil rights, employment, and business disputes.
Judge Beeler is one of four national judicial liaisons to the U.S. Department of Justice/Office of Defender Services Joint Electronic Technology Working Group. She chairs the Northern District's Criminal Practice Committee. Judge Beeler was President of the Federal Bar Association, co-chair of the Lawyer Representatives to the Ninth Circuit, a board member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, and a member of the Ninth Circuit's Jury Trial Improvement Committee. In 2012, she was named one of The Recorder's “2012 Women Leaders in Law.”

Judge Beeler graduated with honors from the University of Washington School of Law, where she was Order of the Coif and an Articles Editor on the Washington Law Review. She received her A.B. with honors from Bowdoin College.

Judge Beeler was an assistant U.S. attorney in the Northern District, prosecuting complex white-collar cases with parallel civil components. She was the Office's Professional Responsibility Officer and Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division. She was a law clerk to the Hon. Cecil F. Poole, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Civil Appeals Division Chief at the Ninth Circuit's Office of Staff Attorneys. She trained as a mediator with the Northern District's ADR Program, the Federal Judicial Center, and Harvard Law School.

Judge Beeler teaches civil trial practice at U.C. Berkeley School of Law and taught Criminal Procedure at U.C. Hastings College of the Law. She led rule-of-law projects in Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Jordan, the Philippines, and Ukraine.