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


Last Updated: Jun 18 2018 2:26AM
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Monday, Jun 18 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-04615-JCS - Armbrester v. City of Berkeley
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
Tuesday, Jun 19 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-04615-JCS - Armbrester v. City of Berkeley
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jun 20 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-04615-JCS - Armbrester v. City of Berkeley
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jun 21 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-04615-JCS - Armbrester v. City of Berkeley
Jury Trial
Friday, Jun 22 2018
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-06002-JCS - Watkins v. City of Oakland et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06738-JCS - Thornton v. Amtrak et al
D. Raymond Greene
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:17-cv-07190-JCS - O'Neil v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Case Management Conference
3:18-cv-00579-JCS - Moralez v. Shuaibi et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01752-JCS - Culen v. Russian River Vineyards, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Jun 26 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-01452-WHA - Hunter et al v. Santa Rosa City Schools et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jun 28 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-02911-JSC - Moreno v. San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jun 29 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-06362-JCS - Vuori v. Grasshopper Capital LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-01905-JCS - Henneberry v. City of Newark et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-02234-JCS - Pictures Words, Inc. V. CM Services Sales and Marketing Group, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:17-cv-04567-JCS - Harrison v. Target Corporation, Inc
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00398-JCS - Muddy Waters, LLC v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al
Case Management Conference
3:18-cv-01193-JCS - Fuson v. Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation
Case Management Conference
3:18-cv-01851-JCS - Premier Floor Care Inc. v. Service Employees International Union, United Service Workers West
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01856-JCS - Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Bentibo et al
P: Ilene Goldberg
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01860-JCS - Cooney v. City of San Diego et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-01952-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 73.252.202.46
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jul 2 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Jul 3 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Jul 5 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Jul 6 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Jul 9 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-05997-EMC - Forer v. Pfizer Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Jul 10 2018
09:30AM
4:15-cv-04591-SBA - Chang et al v. City of Pacifica et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Jul 11 2018
08:00AM
3:14-cv-04393-WHO - San Francisco Herring Association et al v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jul 13 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-05420-RS - SF Bay Conservation and Development Commission v. United States Army Corps of Engineers et al
Motion to Complete and/or Supplement the Admin Record
3:18-cv-00558-JCS - California Service Employees Health & Welfare Trust Fund et al v. Gateway Frontline Services, Inc. et al
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
3:18-cv-00852-JCS - Pure Data Systems, LLC v. Ubisoft, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-02972-JCS - Bragi GmbH et al v. OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00155-JCS - USA v. Jacob Alfaro
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:18-cr-00173-JCS - USA v. Andrea Seja
Change of Plea Hearing
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:17-cv-03218-JCS - Beard v. Horwedel 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-05657-JCS - Rivera v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05702-JCS - Karimi v. Golden Gate School of Law et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06142-JCS - Madlock-Perkins v. Walgreen Co.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06217-JCS - Feldmann v. Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07277-JCS - Castillo v. CleanNet USA, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00805-JCS - State of California v. United States Department of Justice et al
Case Management Conference
3:18-cv-02008-JCS - The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), et al v. U.S. Department of Labor
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02014-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 162.203.163.22
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02018-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.6.223.206
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02027-JCS - Igbonwa v. Facebook, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02073-JCS - Sheehan v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02234-JCS - Pictures Words, Inc. V. CM Services Sales and Marketing Group, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02238-JCS - Threshold Enterprises Ltd. v. Platinum Performance, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Jul 17 2018
09:30AM
4:18-cv-00560-DMR - Watson v. Retirement Plan for Physicians and Salaried Employees of the Permanente Medical Group, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jul 19 2018
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00094-EMC - USA v. Gary Shea
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Friday, Jul 20 2018
09:30AM
3:15-cv-03424-JCS - Cave Consulting Group, Inc. v. OptumInsight, Inc.,
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:18-cv-01127-JCS - Revitch v. DirecTV, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Compel
3:18-cv-01675-JCS - Thompson et al v. United States of America
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-02027-JCS - Igbonwa v. Facebook, Inc. et al
Motion to Dismiss
3:18-cv-02756-JCS - Agnello et al v. Twin Hill Acquisition Company, Inc. et al
Motion to Remand
3:18-cv-02758-JCS - Poole et al v. Twin Hill Acquisition Company, Inc. et al
Motion to Remand
3:18-cv-02761-JCS - Mackonochie et al v. Twin Hill Acquisition Company, Inc. et al
Motion to Remand
3:18-cv-02762-JCS - Hughes et al v. Twin Hill Acquisition Company, Inc. et al
Motion to Remand
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00541-JCS - USA v. Joaquin Aguilar
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06181-JCS - Arroyo Jr. v. Aldabashi et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:16-cv-07204-JCS - Moore et al v. Equity Residential Management, L.L.C.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-00498-JCS - Heifetz v. Kun et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-01458-JCS - Bratton et al v. FCA US LLC, et al
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
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-03637-JCS - Gibson v. United States Postal Service, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05585-JCS - Federal Solutions Group, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05859-JCS - Cortes v. Bank of America, N.A.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-00528-JCS - Spingola v. BMW of North America, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jul 23 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Jul 24 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Jul 25 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Jul 26 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Jul 27 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Jul 30 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
 
 
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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:  May 2018 and October 2018

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:

July 2, 2018 through July 6, 2018

July 23, 2018 through July 27, 2018

July 30, 2018 through August 3, 2018

August 27, 2018 through August 28, 2018

September 7, 2018 through September 13, 2018

September 18, 2018 through September 21, 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:

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

New Year's Day - January 1, 2019