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


Last Updated: Sep 22 2018 8:27PM
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Monday, Sep 24 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Sep 25 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Sep 26 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Sep 27 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Sep 28 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Oct 1 2018
09:30AM
3:18-cr-00199-CRB-1 - USA v. Tony Saelee
AUSA: Ravi Narayan / DEF: Gregor Guy-Smith/PTS: Jessica Portillo
Bond Hearing
10:30AM
CVB Tickets 7318297, - USA v. Gonzalo W. Rojas
Tuesday, Oct 2 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cr-00583-RS-1 - USA v. Daniel Shirey (Custody)
AUSA: Karen Kreuzkamp / DEF: Kenneth Wine
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:18-cr-00382-MAG-1 - USA v. Nick Avtonomoff
AUSA: Denise Oki/DFT
Initial Appearance & Arraignment on Class B Misd Info
3:18-cr-00381-MAG-1 - USA v. Erbet Mayek
AUSA: Denise Oki/DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment on Class A Misd Info
3:18-cr-00380-MAG-1 - USA v. James Na
AUSA: Denise Oki/DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment on Class B Misd Info
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
11:00AM
3:17-cv-02335-WHA - Blair v. Rent-A-Center, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 3 2018
09:00AM
3:18-cv-01664-WHA - Johnson v. Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. et al
P: Alam Mansfield, John Hanson D: Vickie Turner, Sean Beatty
Settlement Conference
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00541-JCS-1 - USA v. Joaquin Aguilar (Spanish)
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Jodi Linker
Status Conference (No Reptr)
11:00AM
3:17-cv-04774-VC - Trees, LLC v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 5 2018
02:00PM
3:14-cv-03743-JCS - Heavenly Hana LLC et al v. Hotel Union & Hotel Industry of Hawaii Pension Plan et al
Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05486-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing, Inc. v. Pivotal Payments, Inc.
Fairness Hearing
Motion for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement
3:16-cv-06181-JCS - Arroyo Jr. v. Aldabashi et al
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
3:17-cv-00228-JCS - Andrews v. City of Pittsburg et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-01458-JCS - Bratton et al v. FCA US LLC, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Attorney Fees
3:17-cv-02259-JCS - Crump v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:17-cv-03637-JCS - Gibson v. United States Postal Service, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05257-JCS - Spear v. The United States of America et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06217-JCS - Feldmann v. Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06738-JCS - Thornton v. Amtrak et al
P: Patricia Boyes D: Raymond Greene
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00528-JCS - Spingola v. BMW of North America, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01127-JCS - Revitch v. DirecTV, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01279-JCS - Town of Danville v. Ace American Insurance Company
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03050-JCS - American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03263-JCS - Rodgers v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03929-JCS - Towne v. Target Corp
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03923-JCS - Pena v. United States Postal Service et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Oct 9 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cr-00389-RS - USA v. Dray Mosby
Status Conference (No Reptr)
10:30AM
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
Motion for Attorney Fees
11:00AM
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
P: Michael Timpane D: Art Woodward
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Wednesday, Oct 10 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-06027-WHA - Morris v. Fidelity Investments et al
P: Chris Baker, Mike Curtis D: Malcom Heinecke, Martin Bern
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:18-cr-00368-CRB-1 - USA v. Abhijit Prasad
AUSA: Laura Horn/ DFT: Ellen Leonida
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
Thursday, Oct 11 2018
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00244-WHO - USA v. Antonio Rivas
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Friday, Oct 12 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-06534-JD - Bennett Montoya, et al v. City of San Francisco, CA. et al
P: Robert Bloom D: Rebecca Bers
Telephone Conference
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00124-JCS-1 - USA v. Michael Kim
AUSA: William Frentzen / DEF: Jonathan McDougall/PO: Aakash Raju
Sentencing
11:00AM
3:11-cv-00293-JCS - Center for Biological Diversity et al v. Environmental Protection Agency et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
02:00PM
3:16-cv-03011-JCS - Cao et al v. Pho Huynh Hiep I, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-01532-JCS - Base v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-01541-JCS - Valenzuela de Leon et al v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02541-JCS - District Council 16 Northern California Health and Welfare Trust Fund, and its Joint Board of Trustees et al v. San Francisco Housing Authority
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04042-JCS - Obrien et al v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04154-JCS - Boyzo et al v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04294-JCS - Perez v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04969-JCS - Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach et al v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement et al
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-07021-JCS - District Council 16 Northern California Health and Welfare Trust Fund, and its Joint Board of Trustees et al v. SAMAP U.S.A CORP.
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-07190-JCS - O'Neil v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07277-JCS - Castillo v. CleanNet USA, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00654-JCS - Clark v. Lipnic
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00852-JCS - Pure Data Systems, LLC v. Ubisoft, Inc.
P: David Skeels
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01193-JCS - Fuson v. Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02008-JCS - The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), et al v. U.S. Department of Labor
Case Management Conference
3:18-cr-00155-JCS-1 - USA v. Jacob David Paul Alfaro
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Gabriela Bischof
Pretrial Conference
3:18-cv-03421-JCS - Lee v. Postmates Inc.
Case Management Conference
Motion for Leave to File
Motion to Compel
3:18-cv-03736-JCS - Cain v. Winn Residential California, LP et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Oct 15 2018
09:00AM
3:18-cv-02032-JD - Ooma, Inc. v. Fantem, Inc. et al
P: Robert Yorio D: Jason Stearns
Telephone Conference re: status of settlement negotiations
02:00PM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Tuesday, Oct 16 2018
09:30AM
3:12-cr-00302-MEJ-1 - USA v. En Lin (Cantonese)
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Wednesday, Oct 17 2018
09:30AM
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Monday, Oct 22 2018
09:30AM
3:18-mj-70613-MAG - USA v. Heriberto Lopez
Arraignment
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00155-JCS - USA v. Jacob Alfaro
Bench Trial
Tuesday, Oct 23 2018
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00155-JCS - USA v. Jacob Alfaro
Bench Trial
Wednesday, Oct 24 2018
09:30AM
3:13-cr-00363-EMC-1 - USA v. Jordan Jackson (Custody)
AUSA: Karen Kreuzkamp / DEF: David Shapiro
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
3:18-mj-70620-JCS-1 - USA v. Chrishawn Denardray Beal (Custody)
AUSA: Christiaan Highsmith / DEF: Martin Sabelli
Status Conference (No Reptr)
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00155-JCS - USA v. Jacob Alfaro
Bench Trial
Friday, Oct 26 2018
02:00PM
3:16-cv-07204-JCS - Moore et al v. Equity Residential Management, L.L.C.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03218-JCS - Beard v. Horwedel et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04567-JCS - Harrison v. Target Corporation, Inc
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06000-JCS - Maston v. Bluestar Refreshment Services
Further Case Mgmt Conference
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
3:18-cv-01162-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 104.58.203.17
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02027-JCS - Igbonwa v. Facebook, Inc. et al
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Strike
3:18-cv-02234-JCS - Pictures Words, Inc. V. CM Services Sales and Marketing Group, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-02763-JCS - UPF Innovations, LLC v. Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02775-JCS - D. et al v. Santa Rosa City Schools
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03454-JCS - VACC, Inc. v. Davis
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03659-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 108.65.73.175
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03706-JCS - Kaur v. Kashyap
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03720-JCS - Flexible Funding, Ltd. v. Apollo Search Partners LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03818-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.130.226.89
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-03900-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 76.220.51.77
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04155-JCS - Wedderburn v. U.S. Bank Home Mortgage
Case Management Conference
Motion to Dismiss
Monday, Oct 29 2018
11:00AM
3:17-cv-06436-JST - Begg v. Pride in Making Products, LLC et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 31 2018
09:30AM
3:18-cr-00397-MAG - USA v. Selvin Escobar-Cruz
Initial Appearance
11:00AM
3:13-cv-05669-WHO - Joseph Amey, et al., v. Cinemark USA Inc et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Nov 1 2018
08:30AM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
Friday, Nov 2 2018
09:30AM
3:12-cv-01830-JCS - Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. Law School Admission Council Inc
Motion for Attorney Fees
02:00PM
3:18-cv-00024-JCS - Evdokimov v. Chartspan Medical Technologies, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02073-JCS - Sheehan v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:18-cv-03368-JCS - Genentech, Inc. v. Serre
Case Management Conference
3:18-cv-04373-JCS - Mehta et al v. Medovich
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04622-JCS - Doe v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:18-cv-04625-BLF - PersonalWeb Technologies, LLC et al v. Kongregate, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04662-JCS - Abdulhadi v. Board of Trustees of the California State University
Initial Case Mgmt 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 CRIMINAL DUTY  IN MAY AND OCTOBER 2018** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS:  October 2018, March 2019, September 2019, February 2020, November 2020.

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:

August 27, 2018 through August 28, 2018

September 7, 2018 

September 11, 2018

September 18, 2018 through September 20, 2018

September 24, 2018 through September 28, 2018

January 2, 2019 through January 3, 2019

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 3, 2018

Columbus Day - October 8, 2018

Veteran's Day - November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day - November 22-23, 2018

Christmas Day - December 25, 2018

New Year's Day - January 1, 2019