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


Last Updated: May 24 2019 4:27PM
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Tuesday, May 28 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, May 29 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, May 30 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, May 31 2019
09:30AM
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Fairness Hearing
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion for Service Awards
Motion for Settlement
3:18-cv-04913-JCS - Kopp v. United States Secret Service
Motion for Attorney Fees
3:18-cv-06861-JCS - Claraty v. Hall-Mills et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:19-cr-00051-JCS - USA v. Justin Cooper
Change of Plea Hearing
02:00PM
3:11-cv-00293-JCS - Center for Biological Diversity et al v. Environmental Protection Agency et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07114-JCS - Robert Blair v. United States of America
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02761-JCS - Koochakkhani et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05521-JCS - Dmuchowsky v. Sky Chefs, Inc.
Status Conference
3:18-cv-00805-JCS - State of California v. United States Department of Justice et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02789-JCS - Klein v. Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-00393-JCS - Technical LED Intellectual Property, LLC v. BVGA Mipow (USA) Co., Ltd
P: Louis Heidelberger
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:19-cv-01069-JCS - G. v. Bodum USA, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Jun 4 2019
09:00AM
5:18-cv-00926-NC - Stec v. Intuit Inc., et al
P: Dan Siegel D: Rod Fliegel
Telephone Conference re: Settlement Drafting
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00541-JCS - USA v. Joaquin Aguilar
Motion Hearing
3:17-cr-00541-JCS-1 - USA v. Joaquin Aguilar (Spanish)
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Jodi Linker
Motion to Suppress
Wednesday, Jun 5 2019
09:00AM
4:19-cv-00611-YGR - Regan v. City of Berkeley
P: David Wolf D: Natalie Torres
Telephone Conference
Thursday, Jun 6 2019
09:00AM
3:17-cr-00094-EMC - USA v. Gary Shea
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Friday, Jun 7 2019
09:30AM
3:19-cv-00672-JCS - Castillo-Antonio v. Hernandez et al
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
3:19-cv-01162-JCS - Aguilar v. Linn Star Transfer, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Remand
02:00PM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-05110-JCS - Cano v. Teruel
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-06342-JCS - Cadogan v. Jenkins et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06698-JCS - Saeed -v- United States of America, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06721-JCS - Ely Holdings Limited v. O'Keeffe's, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-07440-JCS - SC Innovations, Inc. v. Uber Technologies, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-07592-JCS - Albert v. Postmates Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jun 10 2019
09:30AM
4:18-cv-04524-SBA - International Metaphysical Ministry Incorporated et al v. Schaefer et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jun 14 2019
09:00AM
3:17-cv-05803-WHA - Cabrera et al v. CVS RX Services, Inc. et al
P: Monique Rodriguez D: Sarah Goodman
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:17-cv-01541-JCS - Valenzuela de Leon et al v. FCA US LLC
Motion for Entry of Judgment under Rule 54(b)
3:17-cv-06000-JCS - Maston v. Bluestar Refreshment Services
P: David Keledjian
Motion for Settlement
3:19-cv-01353-JCS - Chavez v. Stellar Management Group VII, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
02:00PM
3:17-cv-04154-JCS - Boyzo et al v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-07204-JCS - Sanger et al v. Ahn et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-07449-JCS - American Civil Liberties Union Immigrants' Right Projects et al v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-07589-JCS - Accuire, LLC, v. Promax Builders, Inc.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:18-cv-07765-JCS - Arroyo, Jr. v. Three A Properties LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-00450-JCS - Magill v. L'Oreal USA, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-01353-JCS - Chavez v. Stellar Management Group VII, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-01350-JCS - Woods v. City of Hayward et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Jun 18 2019
09:30AM
3:18-cv-02444-RS - ColorTokens, Inc. v. Medovich
Settlement Conference
3:18-cv-04373-RS - Mehta et al v. Medovich
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Jun 19 2019
09:30AM
3:18-cv-05523-JD - Keller v. City of Brentwood et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jun 21 2019
09:30AM
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
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-00881-JCS - Williams v. United Airlines, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
10:30AM
3:01-cr-00085-JCS - USA v. Rafael Canizalez
Revocation Probation Hearing
3:01-cr-00085-JCS-1 - USA v. Rafael Canizalez
AUSA: Sailaja Paidipaty / DEF: Erik Babcock/PO: Shonte Brittle
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:16-cv-05771-JCS - May et al v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07190-JCS - O'Neil v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-01474-JCS - Dozier v. Enhanced Recovery Compnay
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jun 24 2019
09:30AM
3:19-cv-00060-CRB - Quintana v. Otte et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Jun 25 2019
09:30AM
3:17-cv-05287-JST - Californians for Alternatives to Toxics v. Schneider Dock & Intermodal Facility, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
02:00PM
3:18-cr-00430-RS - USA v. Samuel Derence
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Thursday, Jun 27 2019
09:30AM
3:18-cv-01791-EDL - Hu et al v. Plehn-Dujowich et al
P: Gregory Michael D: Loren Kieve
Further Settlement Conference (telephonic)
Friday, Jun 28 2019
09:30AM
3:17-cv-00228-JCS - Andrews v. City of Pittsburg et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion Hearing
3:18-cv-00287-JCS - Sanchez v. AM Retail Group, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Settlement
3:19-cv-00360-JCS - Dhingra v. USA et al
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:18-cv-00236-JCS - Silva et. al. v.California Environmental Systems, Inc, 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-04890-JCS - Johnson et al v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04857-JCS - Taylor v. San Francisco County Jail
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-06155-JCS - Zayas et al v. San Francisco Sheriff's Department et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-00335-JCS - Pruco Life Insurance Company v. Tan et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-00360-JCS - Dhingra v. USA et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-01549-JCS - Naranjo et al v. City of Redwood City et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-01654-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 162.226.174.212
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, Jul 5 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
 
 
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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.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 3, 2019, CRIMINAL DUTY CALENDAR WILL BEGIN AT 10:30 AM. CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS:  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:

May 28, 2019 through May 30, 2019

July 3, 2019 through July 5, 2019

July 22, 2019 through July 26, 2019

July 26, 2019 through August 2, 2019

September 18, 2019 through September 20, 2019

October 25, 2019 - AM ONLY.

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:

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