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


Last Updated: Aug 20 2014 3:02AM
View Scheduling Notes
Wednesday, Aug 20 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-04727-WHA - Kalin v. Apple, Inc.
P: Lonnie Blanchard D: Josh Kienitz
Scheduling Conference
Friday, Aug 22 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
P: Steven M. Olson D: Suzanne Babb
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion for Summary Judgment PSP
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00251-JCS-1 - USA v. Robert Louis Ruenzel
AUSA: Natalie Lee / DEF: Brandon LeBlanc/PO: Dan Zurita
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
02:00PM
3:12-cv-05477-JCS - Board of Trustees, The v. Debruin Construction, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02300-JCS - MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. v. Apple Inc.
Case Management Conference
Monday, Aug 25 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05955-JD - Jensen v. BNSF Railway Company
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Aug 26 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Aug 27 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Aug 28 2014
09:30AM
4:14-cv-00386-DMR - De Gonzalez et al v. City of Richmond et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Aug 29 2014
09:30AM
4:09-cv-05966-PJH - Rose et al v. Stephens Institute
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03090-JCS - GT Securities, Inc. v. Klastech GmbH et al
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-00930-JCS - Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:10-cv-04862-JCS - Vistan Corporation v. Fadei USA, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-01353-JCS - Corbin v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:13-cv-05473-JCS - Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc. v. BTL Industries, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05843-JCS - Harrison v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:14-cv-02228-JCS - Willams v. Quality Loan Services Corp. et al
Case Management Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:14-cv-02482-JCS - Chanel, Inc. v. Pang
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, Sep 2 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cr-00256-CRB - USA v. Jesus Diaz-Barrera
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Wednesday, Sep 3 2014
09:30AM
1:14-mj-70839-NJV - USA v. Melanie Wrate
Preliminary Examination
1:14-mj-70842-NJV - USA v. Michael Kowtko
Preliminary Examination
11:00AM
3:03-cv-02169-CRB - Edgerly v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Sep 4 2014
11:00AM
3:14-cv-01630-JD - Western Heritage Insurance Company v. Landmark Insurance Company et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Sep 5 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cr-00196-CRB - USA v. Andy Li
Motion Hearing
3:14-cr-00442-WHO - USA v. Henry Lo
Initial Appearance
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00614-JCS - USA v. Bradley Corkins
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:14-cr-00211-JCS - USA v. Lamar Seymore
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:11-cv-03058-JCS - In Re JPMorgan Chase LPI Hazard Litigation
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-05578-JCS - Guido et al v. City of South San Francisco et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03242-JCS - Hutchins v. Bank of America , N.A.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03407-JCS - Hutton v. City of Berkeley Police Department et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:13-cv-03443-JCS - California Council of the Blind et al v. County of Alameda et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05998-JCS - AirWair International Ltd. v. Urbanog, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02563-JCS - Christopher Philip Langan v. Defense Finance & Accounting Service, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02579-JCS - Piper v. Cabillo
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02645-JCS - Hayes v. Target Corporation
Case Management Conference
Monday, Sep 8 2014
09:30AM
3:07-cr-00749-CRB - USA v. Randall Evans
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
Monday, Sep 15 2014
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Wednesday, Sep 17 2014
09:30AM
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
3:13-mj-71542-MAG - USA v. Bradley Bartholdy
Arraignment
Preliminary Examination
Friday, Sep 19 2014
09:00AM
4:01-fj-05023-MAG - USA v. Paiso
Judgment Debtor Exam
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:12-cv-02434-SLM - United States Of America v. Davisson
Judgment Debtor Exam
Order to Show Cause Hearing
09:30AM
3:14-cv-02482-JCS - Chanel, Inc. v. Pang
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00427-JCS-1 - USA v. Kari Smith
AUSA: Marc Wolf / DEF: Edward Hu/PO: Trevor Lillian
Sentencing
11:00AM
3:13-cv-05772-TEH - Foster v. Scentair Technologies, Inc. et al
P: Chris LeClerc D: Clarice Liu Rachel Moroski
Scheduling Conference
02:00PM
3:12-cv-05578-JCS - Guido et al v. City of South San Francisco et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-00616-JCS - Brixham Solutions LTD v. Juniper Networks, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-01186-JCS - eAdGear, Inc. et al v. Williams et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Motion for Sanctions
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03027-JCS - Doe I et al v. Butler Amusements, Inc.
Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
3:13-cv-03496-JCS - Abiola v. Esa Management, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-04213-JCS - Brown v. City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05364-JCS - Collishaw Holdings, LLC et al v. Winnebago Industries, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05888-JCS - Cheapskate Charlie's LLC et al v. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05987-JCS - Photoflex Inc-v-Shenzhen Nice Photographic Equipment Company Ltd.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00472-JCS - Wolfe et al v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Case Mgmt Conference Further
4:14-cv-01672-PJH - Board of Trustees of the Northern California Plasterers Health and Welfare Trust Fund et al v. West
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
3:14-cv-01708-JCS - Kaia Foods, Inc v. Bellafiore
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02403-JCS - Romo v. Shimmick Construction Company, Inc.
Case Management Conference
Motion to Stay
3:14-cv-02579-JCS - Piper v. Cabillo
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-02834-JCS - Crum et al v. US Airways, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02872-JCS - BCS Insurance Company-v-Albert Law Corporation, et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Sep 22 2014
09:30AM
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Tuesday, Sep 23 2014
11:00AM
3:13-cv-05418-LB - Siller v. City of Richmond et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Sep 24 2014
09:30AM
3:14-cr-00380-CRB-1 - USA v. FedEx Corporation
AUSA: Kirstin Ault / DEF: Cristina Arguedas
Arraignment on Superseding Indictment
3:14-cr-00380-CRB-2 - USA v. Federal Express Corporation
AUSA: Kirstin Ault / DEF: Cristina Arguedas
Arraignment on Superseding Indictment
3:14-cr-00380-CRB-3 - USA v. FedEx Corporate Services, Inc.
AUSA: Kirstin Ault / DEF: Cristina Arguedas
Arraignment on Superseding Indictment
11:00AM
3:10-cv-03989-CRB - Schoenmann v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Settlement Conference
Friday, Sep 26 2014
02:00PM
3:11-cv-02088-JCS - D'Lil v. City of Petaluma
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:12-cv-02584-JCS - Calkin et al v. City and County of San Francisco, California
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-00994-JCS - Hooke v. Foss Maritime Company
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-03090-JCS - GT Securities, Inc. v. Klastech GmbH et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00148-JCS - Biogenex Laboratories et al v. Krishnan
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00514-JCS - Lohse et al v. Nationstar Mortgage et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
3:14-cv-01331-JCS - Mardjuki et al v. OCWEN Loan Servicing, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02526-JCS - Whitted v. City of Hayward et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02941-JCS - VFS Leasing Co. v. USASIA Casino Tours/Entertainment, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-02943-JCS - Darnell Camel v. Lowe's HIW, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03000-JCS - Medlock v. Fred Finch Children's Home
Case Management Conference
Monday, Sep 29 2014
09:30AM
3:13-mj-70883-MAG - USA v. Jeffrey Hawkins
Arraignment
Preliminary Examination
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, Sep 30 2014
09:00AM
4:13-cv-01248-PJH - SAP America, Inc. v. Pi-Net International, Inc.
Scheduling Conference (Telephonic)
11:00AM
3:14-cv-2184-JSC - Al De La Campa v Benihana
Settlement Conference
3:13-cv-02184-JSC - De La Campa v. Benihana, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 1 2014
08:30AM
3:12-cv-05578-JCS - Guido et al v. City of South San Francisco et al
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01547-MMC - Adobe Systems Incorporated v. Lamar
Settlement Conference
 
 
View Calendar


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 THE CRIMINAL DUTY MONTH  OF SEPTEMBER 2014** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS:  
SEPTEMBER  2014. The week of September 8-September 12, 2014 Criminal Duty will be covered by Judge Vadas in San Francisco.

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:

NO CELL PHONES OR SPEAKER PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  ALL TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES MUST BE ON A LAND LINE! 
WE DO NOT USE COURT CALL FOR TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES.

Counsel must e-file a letter one (1) week prior to the hearing date with a direct land line contact phone number.  If two (2) or more parties in one (1) case are requesting a telephonic appearance, the Court will require that a conference call number be arranged and the information circulated to all parties and the Court two (2) days prior to the scheduled hearing. 

On the day of the hearing counsel must be on phone standby beginning at the appointed time and await the Court's phone call.  The Court will initiate the phone contact.  Telephonic appearance cases are called last. 

 
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:

September 8, 2014 through September 12, 2014
November 24, 2014 through November 28, 2014
December 22, 2014 through January 1, 2015

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:
Labor Day - September 1, 2014
Columbus Day - October 13, 2014
Veterans Day - November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day - November 27 and 28, 2014
Christmas Day - December 25, 2014
New Year's Day - January 1, 2015
MLK Day - January 19, 2015
President's Day - February 16, 2015
Memorial Day - May 25, 2015
Independence Day - July 3, 2015
Labor Day - September 7, 2015
Columbus Day - October 12, 2015
Veteran's Day - November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day - November 26 and 27, 2015
Christmas Day - December 25, 2015