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


Last Updated: Feb 17 2017 4:31PM
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Friday, Feb 17 2017
02:00PM
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
D: Anthony Raimondo
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, Feb 24 2017
09:30AM
3:01-cv-01861-MAG - USA v. James
Motion Hearing re: Objection dkt 16
3:15-cv-03487-JCS - Brosnan v. National Loan Center et al
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
Motion Hearing
3:16-cv-00750-JCS - Sanchez et al v. Arriba Juntos
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Withdraw as Attorney
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00284-JCS-1 - USA v. Andrew Nayman
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Julie Salamon/PO: Michelle Nero
Sentencing
02:00PM
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
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
Tuesday, Feb 28 2017
09:00AM
3:16-cv-01451-VC - craigslist, Inc. v. DealerCMO, Inc.
P: Andrew Holland D: Troy Valdez & Jennifer Barry
Telephonic Scheduling Conf to set Settlement Conference
09:30AM
3:16-cv-00454-WHA - Troy Backus v. ConAgra, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Mar 1 2017
09:30AM
3:14-cv-04050-MEJ - United Tactical Systems, LLC v. Real Action Paintball, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Mar 2 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-03244-JSC - McCann v. Jupina et al
Further Settlement Conference
Friday, Mar 3 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-04723-JCS - Cummings et al v. Brantley Hale
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
Motion Hearing
3:16-cv-05486-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing, Inc. v. Pivotal Payments, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:16-cv-03015-JCS - Hernandez et al v. MP California et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04308-JCS - S.H. v. Mount Diablo Unified School District
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, Mar 10 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-02604-HSG - Peilin Chang v. American Airlines, Inc.
Motion for Sanctions
10:30AM
3:15-cr-00599-JCS - USA v. James Cackovic
Bench Trial
02:00PM
3:16-cv-00325-JCS - Heifetz v. Bains et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01776-JCS - Ahmad v. Johnson et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01998-JCS - Huddleston v. City & County of San Francisco et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02311-JCS - Khan et al v. EGL, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03953-JCS - Samuel Arenzana et al v. EGL, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Mar 13 2017
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Wednesday, Mar 15 2017
09:30AM
3:14-cv-04393-WHO - San Francisco Herring Association et al v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Mar 17 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-00228-JCS - Andrews v. City Of Pittsburg et al
Motion to Stay
3:17-cv-00691-JCS - Dailey v. Peninsula Family Service, et al
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00417-JCS - USA v. Vicente Jimenez-Lopez
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:16-cv-00827-JCS - Scottsdale Insurance Company v. Patel et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04429-JCS - Schulte v. Aramark Services, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05317-JCS - Scott Holdings, Inc. v. FranLogic Scout Development, LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07114-JCS - Bobert Blair v. United States of America
Case Management Conference
Monday, Mar 20 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Mar 21 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Mar 22 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Mar 23 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Mar 24 2017
09:30AM
3:10-cv-05105-WHO - California River Watch v. Fluor Corporation
Motion Hearing
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00428-JCS-1 - USA v. Rhiannon L. Lawler
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Steve Kalar/PO: Aldonza Leal
AUSA: Helen Gilbert/ DEF: Steve Kalar/PO: Aldonza Leal
Revocation Probation Hearing
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00287-JCS-1 - USA v. Pulot Usmonov (Russian)
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Robert Amparan
Trial Setting Hearing
3:16-cr-00319-JCS-1 - USA v. Michael Pinto
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Gabriela Bischof//PO: Michelle Nero
Sentencing
02:00PM
3:16-cr-00344-JCS-1 - USA v. David Allen Hobley
AUSA:Randy Leonard/ DEF: Ryan McHugh
Pretrial Conference
3:16-cv-04850-JCS - Belete v. Cadinha, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07278-JCS - M.T.I. USA, Inc. v. Brightroll, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07285-JCS - Singh et al v. Home Depot, U.S.A., Inc.
Case Management Conference
Monday, Mar 27 2017
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Mar 28 2017
09:30AM
4:15-cv-04973-DMR - I.A. et al v. City of Emeryville et al
Settlement Conference (Further)
Wednesday, Mar 29 2017
09:30AM
3:14-cv-00535-LB - Burns et al v. City of Concord et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Mar 30 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-04830-LB - Hollywood Classic, LLC v. American Tartaric Products, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Friday, Mar 31 2017
09:30AM
3:10-cv-05105-WHO - California River Watch v. Fluor Corporation
Motion for Settlement
02:00PM
4:16-cv-00050-YGR - Trulove v. San Francisco et al
P: Nick Brustin, Kate Chatfield D: Peter Keith, Margaret Baumgartner
Telephonic Settlement Conference
3:16-cv-07403-JCS - Life On Air, Inc. v. Chathouse Inc.
Case Management Conference
 
 
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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: 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:

February 13, 2017 through February 14, 2017

March 20, 2017 through March 23, 2017

April 10, 2017 through April 14, 2017

April 27, 2017 starting at Noon through April 28, 2017

July 3, 2017 through July 7, 2017

July 17, 2017 through July 21, 2017

October 18, 2017 through October 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 through November 24, 2017

December 25, 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:

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