District Judge Beth Labson Freeman

San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 3 - 5th Floor
280 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion Tuesdays 9:00 a.m.
Civil Law & Motion  Thursdays 9:00 a.m.
Civil Case Management Conference Thursdays 11:00 a.m.
Civil Pretrial Conference Thursdays 1:30 p.m.
Criminal Pretrial Conference Tuesdays 9:00 a.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Tiffany Salinas-Harwell 408-535-5381
Civil Case Docketing & Docket Corrections Susie Barrera
Criminal Case Docketing Cita Escolano 408-535-5391
Email for Proposed Orders: BLFpo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Criminal Docket Corrections:
Susie_Barrera@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)
Media Liaison

For all media inquiries: Lynn Fuller

About District Judge Beth Labson Freeman

Born 1953 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:

  • Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014. Confirmed by the Senate on February 25,  2014 and received commission on February 26, 2014.


  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1976
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:

  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1979-1981
  • Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1981-1983
  • Deputy county counsel, San Mateo County, California, 1983-2001
  • Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, 2001-2014; presiding judge, 2011-2012