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


Last Updated: Oct 1 2014 3:02AM
View Scheduling Notes
Wednesday, Oct 1 2014
08:30AM
-
Judge Spero covering criminal duty. Courtroom G
09:00AM
4:14-cv-00386-DMR - De Gonzalez et al v. City of Richmond et al
P: Panos Lagos 510-530-4078 ext. 101 D: David Newdorf 415-357-1234
Further Settlement Conference (telephonic)
09:30AM
3:08-cr-00815-CRB-1 - USA v. Bruce Edward Atkins
AUSA: James Mann / DEF: Linda Fullerton /PO: Al Dural
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:11-mj-71415-MAG-1 - USA v. Tuan Nguyen (Custody)(Vietnamese)
AUSA: Elise Becker / DEF: Daniel Blank
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:12-mj-70185-MEJ-1 - USA v. Tuan Nguyen (Custody)(Vietnamese)
AUSA: Elise Becker / DEF: Frank Bell
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:14-cr-00375-VC-1 - USA v. Alexander Santiago-Gonzalez (Custody)(Spanish)
AUSA: Andrew Scoble / DEF: Christopher Morales
Attorney Appointment Hearing
10:30AM
3:11-cv-02953-RS - In Re Ford Tailgate Litigation
P: Adam Levitt D: Terri Reiskin
Discovery Letter Brief (Telephonic)
Thursday, Oct 2 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05197-WHA - IL Fornaio (America) Corp. et al v. Lazzari Fuel Company, LLC et al
Settlement Conference
3:13-cv-05331-WHA - Darbar Cuisine, Inc. v. Chef's Choice Mesquite Charcoal et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 3 2014
09:00AM
4:01-fj-05023-MAG - USA v. Paiso
Judgment Debtor Exam
Order to Show Cause Hearing
09:30AM
3:14-cv-01708-JCS - Kaia Foods, Inc v. Bellafiore
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00196-CRB-1 - USA v. Kwok Cheung Chow (Custody)(Cantonese - Dorothy Wong)
AUSA: S. Hasib / DEF: J. Serra
Motion for Discovery
02:00PM
3:12-cv-06543-JCS - Reiydelle v. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-00992-JCS - Van v. City of Oakland et al
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-05591-JCS - Lam v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-00022-JCS - Butcher v. ADT LLC et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-03012-JCS - Moore v. Performant Recovery, Inc.
P: Rory Leisinger 818 907-2030 D: Elizabeth Franklin 925 960 4764
Case Management Conference
Monday, Oct 6 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03748-JSC - Livingston v. Art.com, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 10 2014
09:30AM
3:12-cv-04184-CRB - Bronson et al v. Johnson & Johnson Inc. et al
Conference 712-432-0927
Discovery Hearing re: Dkt No. 88
3:14-cv-00514-JCS - Lohse et al v. Nationstar Mortgage et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-00801-JCS - Rabinowitz v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:13-cv-03477-JCS - Wu v. Lucky Stores, Inc.
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02024-JCS - Gardner v. Safeco Insurance Company of America
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02943-JCS - Darnell Camel v. Lowe's HIW, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03135-JCS - State Farm Life Insurance Company v. Safford et al
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, Oct 14 2014
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Thursday, Oct 16 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-00379-JSC - Estate of Matthew Cicelske et al v. Humphrey (#8624P) et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 17 2014
09:30AM
3:10-md-02143-RS - In Re: Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation
Motion Hearing
3:11-cv-02600-JCS - HPS Mechanical, Inc. v. JMR Construction Corp. et al
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-01132-JCS - Perez v. Banana Republic, LLC
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:11-cv-00293-JCS - Center for Biological Diversity et al v. Environmental Protection Agency et al
Case Management Conference
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
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion Hearing
Motion in Limine
3:13-cv-05888-JCS - Cheapskate Charlie's LLC et al v. Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Monday, Oct 20 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-03667-MEJ - G.F. et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 22 2014
- Judge Unavailable - Partial
Thursday, Oct 23 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Oct 24 2014
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
09:00AM
4:12-mc-80217-YGR - Cleveland v. Ibrahim et al
Judgment Debtor Exam of Aziz Ibrahim
Monday, Oct 27 2014
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Tuesday, Oct 28 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-01716-MMC - AML Group Limited v. McCrane, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 29 2014
09:30AM
3:13-cv-04916-WHA - Taylor et al v. West Marine Products, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 31 2014
09:00AM
3:11-cv-04172-SLM - United States Of America v. Ocon
Judgment Debtor Exam
09:30AM
3:13-cv-02123-JCS - Benado v. Nielsen Company (US), LLC, The et al
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-02544-JCS - Thomas v. Bostwick
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-03407-JCS - Hutton v. City of Berkeley Police Department et al
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-04213-JCS - Brown v. City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-05444-JCS - Lopez v. Tire Centers, LLC
Fairness Hearing
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-00148-JCS - Biogenex Laboratories et al v. Krishnan
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:14-cv-01594-JCS - Courtade v. Pappalardo
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-02941-JCS - VFS Leasing Co. v. USASIA Casino Tours/Entertainment, Inc. et al
Motion Hearing
3:14-cv-03863-JCS - Judge v. Army Corp of Engineering
Order to Show Cause Hearing
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00251-JCS - USA v. Robert Ruenzel
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:13-cr-00614-JCS - USA v. Bradley Corkins
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:13-cv-01609-JCS - Hauprich v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
Final Pretrial Conference
3:13-cv-03090-JCS - GT Securities, Inc. v. Klastech GmbH 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-00231-JCS - Cleveland v. Groceryworks.com, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01274-JCS - Gammill v. Duggan et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-01331-JCS - Mardjuki et al v. OCWEN Loan Servicing, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01714-JCS - Hackney v. City of Hayward et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01962-JCS - Durkin et al v. United States of America, et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02027-JCS - Phillips 66 Company -v- Jung
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02228-JCS - Willams v. Quality Loan Services Corp. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
Monday, Nov 3 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
Tuesday, Nov 4 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Nov 5 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Nov 6 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Nov 7 2014
09:30AM
3:11-cv-00293-JCS - Center for Biological Diversity et al v. Environmental Protection Agency et al
Motion Hearing
3:13-cv-05364-JCS - Collishaw Holdings, LLC et al v. Winnebago Industries, Inc. et al
Motion Hearing
02:00PM
3:11-cv-03058-JCS - In Re JPMorgan Chase LPI Hazard Litigation
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:11-cv-04965-JCS - McKenzie v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-00708-JCS - Leghorn et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:13-cv-05364-JCS - Collishaw Holdings, LLC et al v. Winnebago Industries, Inc. et al
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-01132-JCS - Perez v. Banana Republic, LLC
Case Mgmt Conference Further
3:14-cv-02563-JCS - Christopher Philip Langan v. Defense Finance & Accounting Service, et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03281-JCS - Board of Trustees, et al v. Garcia et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03301-JCS - Phillips v. Standard Insurance Company
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03356-JCS - Burgess v. Performant Recovery, Inc.
P: Trinette Kent 480 247 9644
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03359-JCS - Luidia, Inc. v. Classroom Technology Solutions, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03358-JCS - Sellers v. United States et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03542-JCS - Lloyd v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Management Conference
3:14-cv-03559-JCS - Brown v. California Law Enforcement Association, Long-Term Disability Plan et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Nov 10 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-01609-JCS - Hauprich v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
3:13-cv-01806-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al
Jury Trial
09:30AM
3:13-cv-05434-WHA - Heinrichs v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
Settlement Conference
01:30PM
-
Reentry Court
Reentry Court
Wednesday, Nov 12 2014
08:30AM
3:13-cv-01609-JCS - Hauprich v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
Jury Trial
09:30AM
3:12-cv-00440-WHO - Dorger et al v. City of Napa et al
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 MONTHS  OF FEBRUARY AND DECEMBER 2015** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: February 2015 and December 2015 (first three weeks).

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:

October 22, 2014 beginning 4:00 PM through October 24, 2014
November 24, 2014 through November 28, 2014
December 22, 2014 through January 2, 2015
April 13, 2015 through April 17, 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:
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