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


Last Updated: Jan 16 2017 11:32PM
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Tuesday, Jan 17 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Wednesday, Jan 18 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jan 19 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Jan 20 2017
09:15AM
4:16-cv-00659-SBA - Patrick Ferry v. De'Longhi America, Inc.
Lead trial counsel meet and confer
Discovery Hearing
09:30AM
3:12-cv-06495-JCS - Farrow et al v. Lipetzky
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:16-cv-00833-JCS - Klahn v. Dublin Police Department et al
P: Daniel Klahn, pro se D: Stephanie Kish
P: Dan Klahn D: Stephanie Kish
P: Daniel Klahn, pro se
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss
3:16-cv-03664-JCS - Amy's Kitchen, Inc. v. Campbell et al
P: Hector Salitrero
P: Hector Salitrero
Case Management Conference
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00428-JCS - USA v. Rhiannon Lawler
Revocation Probation Hearing
3:16-cr-00287-JCS-1 - USA v. Pulot Usmonov (Russian)
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Robert Amparan
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:14-cv-00231-JCS - Cleveland v. Groceryworks.com, LLC
D: James L. Payne
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:14-cv-03227-JCS - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. v. Cresta Technology Corporation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05432-JCS - VeriFone Systems, Inc. -v- Gilardi & Co. LLC
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-00750-JCS - Sanchez et al v. Arriba Juntos
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02939-JCS - Dallas Buyers Club LLC v. Doe 73.92.201.24
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04429-JCS - Schulte v. Aramark Services, Inc.
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Monday, Jan 23 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Tuesday, Jan 24 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jan 25 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jan 26 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Jan 27 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-01165-JCS - Desert Survivors, et al v. US Department of the Interior, et al
Motion to Produce/Complete Admin Record
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00284-JCS-1 - USA v. Andrew Nayman
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Julie Salamon/PO: Michelle Nero
Sentencing
02:00PM
3:11-cv-01113-JCS - United States Of America v. Cosio
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:14-cv-00654-JCS - Rios v. Commissioner of Social Security
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03132-JCS - Sentinel Insurance Company, Ltd. v. Muir Wood National Monument
P: Jenna Fisher-Reyes
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06235-JCS - Amelia Gilbert v. Andrew Ryan King et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Jan 30 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Jan 31 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Feb 1 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Feb 2 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Feb 3 2017
09:30AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Approval of Notice Plan and Amend Class
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Approval of Notice Plan and Amend Class
3:15-cv-06055-JCS - Carlson v. United States Postal Service
Motion to Vacate
3:16-cv-02213-JCS - United States of America v. CVP SBIC, L.P.
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
3:16-cv-03737-JCS - Avago Technologies U.S. Inc. et al v. NanoPrecision Products, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:16-cv-07076-JCS - Renowitzky et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:15-cv-04723-JCS - Cummings et al v. Brantley Hale
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05750-JCS - Sephora USA, Inc. v. Palmer, Reifler & Associates, P.A.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01172-JCS - Stein v. City of Piedmont, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03011-JCS - Cao et al v. Pho Huynh Hiep I, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03015-JCS - Hernandez et al v. MP California et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04325-JCS - Teamsters Local 856 v. Delta Dental of California
P: Lorrie Bradley D: Betsy Johnson
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04615-JCS - Armbrester v. City of Berkeley
Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Feb 6 2017
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Jury Trial
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00050-JCS - USA v. Giovanni Vassalo
Bench Trial
Tuesday, Feb 7 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00050-JCS - USA v. Giovanni Vassalo
Bench Trial
Wednesday, Feb 8 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00050-JCS - USA v. Giovanni Vassalo
Bench Trial
Thursday, Feb 9 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-01386-EMC - Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bivona et al
Settlement Conference (Furhter)
Friday, Feb 10 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-04308-JCS - S.H. v. Mount Diablo Unified School District
Motion Hearing
3:16-cv-05274-JCS - Dastime Group Limited et al v. Vartanyan
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
10:30AM
3:15-cr-00599-JCS-1 - USA v. Peter Clodfelter (Appearance Waived)
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Laura Robinson
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:15-cr-00599-JCS - USA v. James Cackovic
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:15-cr-00599-JCS - USA v. Tara Lynch
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:16-cr-00318-JCS-1 - USA v. Matthew Brandes Brinkerhoff
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Douglas Horngrad
Pretrial Conference
3:16-cv-06545-JCS - Motu Novu, LLC v. Percival et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Feb 13 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Feb 14 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Feb 15 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-03531-MMC - Kapu Gems et al v. Diamond Imports, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Feb 16 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-04540-JD - Rasooly v. Long et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Feb 17 2017
09:00AM
3:16-cv-03259-VC - Equalia, LLC et al v. PowerBoard, LLC
P: Lael Andara D: Larry Townsend & Marisol Mork
Further Telephonic Settlement Conference re: Status of Approval
09:30AM
3:16-cv-03487-JCS - Blackman-Baham v. Johnson
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00319-JCS-1 - USA v. Michael Pinto
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Gabriela Bischof/PO: Michelle Nero
Sentencing
02:00PM
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01350-JCS - VACC, Inc. v. Davis
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01775-JCS - Hernandez v. Lucky Fortune, Inc. et al
P: Tanya Moore D: Michael Vu
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02339-JCS - Pension Plan for Pension Trust Fund for Operating Engineers et al -v- Clyde Wheeler Pipeline, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02940-JCS - Kaplan v. Seterus, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06589-JCS - Cruz v. Rohnert Park Furniture Solutions, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-06595-JCS - Euro Space USA Inc. v. SP Far East Limited et al
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, Feb 21 2017
09:30AM
4:10-cv-05525-SBA - Ziptronix, Inc v. Omnivision Technologies, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Feb 22 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cr-00318-JCS - USA v. Matthew Brinkerhoff
Bench Trial
Thursday, Feb 23 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cr-00318-JCS - USA v. Matthew Brinkerhoff
Bench Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cr-00643-EMC-4 - USA v. Latonya Carey
AUSA: Sarah Hawkins / DEF: Galia Amram/ PTS: Tim Elder
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Friday, Feb 24 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion Hearing
3:15-cv-03487-JCS - Brosnan v. National Loan Center et al
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
Motion Hearing
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00643-EMC-12 - USA v. Tiana Reddic (Custody)
AUSA: Sarah Hawkins / DEF: Galia Amram/ PTS: Gelarah Farahmand
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:16-cv-02859-JCS - Steinle, et al v. United States of America, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06720-JCS - Valley of California, Inc. v. Cotter
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-06762-JCS - Burley v. City and County of San Francisco, et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Feb 27 2017
09:00AM
3:16-cr-00273-JCS-1 - USA v. Andrew Lager
AUSA: Shaio Lee / DEF: Steve Kalar
Evidentiary Hearing
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
 
 
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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 THE CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS  OF 
 AUGUST 2016 AND THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 5-9, 2016** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.


CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: . December 12,  through December 16, 2016.  May 2017. November 1-17, 2017. December 18-22, 2017.

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:

January 3, 2017 through January 4, 2017

January 6, 2017

February 13, 2017 through February 14, 2017

March 20, 2017 through March 23, 2017

April 10, 2017 through April 14, 2017

July 3, 2017 through July 7, 2017

November 20, 2017 through November 24, 2017

December 20, 2017 through  December 29, 2017

January 1, 2018 through January 2, 2018

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:

MLK Day - January 16, 2017

President's Day - February 20, 2017

Memorial Day - May 29, 2017

Independence Day - July 4, 2017

Labor Day - September 4, 2017

Columbus Day - October 9, 2017

Veteran's Day - November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017

Christmas Day - December 25, 2017

New Year's Day - January 1, 2018

MLK Day - January 15, 2018

President's Day February 19, 2018

Memorial Day - May 28, 2018

Independence Day - July 4, 2018

Labor Day - September 3, 2018

Columbus Day - October 8, 2018

Veteran's Day - November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day - November 22-23, 2018

Christmas Day - December 25, 2018