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


Last Updated: Feb 20 2018 3:30AM
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Tuesday, Feb 20 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-06027-WHA - Morris v. Fidelity Investments et al
P: Chris Baker D: Marja Overbeck
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05496-WHO - DOE, et al v. San Mateo County, et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Feb 21 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-03522-JD - Examinations Institute of the American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Education v. Chegg Inc.
Telephone Scheduling Conference
02:00PM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
P: Patrick Co D: Susan Kumagai & Gary Lafayette
Telephonic Further Case Mgmt Conference to reschedule trial
Thursday, Feb 22 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-00081-EDL - Matson Navigation Company, Inc. v. The Sherwin-Williams Company
P: John Giffin, Francesca Lanpher D: Brian McDonald, Dan Corbett
Telephone Conference re: Settlement Conference
09:30AM
3:17-cv-00142-RS - Duarte v. Daly City et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Feb 23 2018
09:15AM
3:17-cv-00597-JST - Cunha v. Chico Produce, Inc.
Discovery Hearing
09:30AM
3:12-cv-01830-JCS - Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. Law School Admission Council Inc
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion in Limine
3:15-cv-06055-JCS - Carlson v. United States Postal Service
Motion Hearing
3:16-cv-03011-JCS - Cao et al v. Pho Huynh Hiep I, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Substitute Party
3:17-cv-01458-JCS - Bratton et al v. FCA US LLC, et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-01532-JCS - Base v. FCA US LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-01541-JCS - Valenzuela de Leon et al v. FCA US LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04042-JCS - Obrien et al v. FCA US LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04154-JCS - Boyzo et al v. FCA US LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04294-JCS - Perez v. FCA US LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00504-JCS-1 - USA v. Eduardo Mercado Lomeli (Spanish)
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Alexander Cross
Change of Plea Hearing
3:17-cr-00537-JCS-1 - USA v. Richard J. Browski
AUSA: Jose Olivera / DEF: Jeffrey Kahn/PO: Jessica Goldsberry
Sentencing
3:17-cr-00541-JCS-1 - USA v. Joaquin Aguilar (Spanish)
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Jodi Linker
Status Conference (No Reptr)
11:00AM
3:16-cv-06235-JCS - Amelia Gilbert v. Andrew Ryan King et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion Hearing
Motion in Limine
Motion to Bifurcate
Motion to Strike
02:00PM
3:17-cv-06703-JCS - Wilson v. Rite Aid Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06738-JCS - Thornton v. Amtrak et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Feb 27 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-01454-WHO - Terrill Johnson v. Q.E.D. Environmental Systems Inc.
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Feb 28 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-06447-WHA - Sawyer v. Sanborn et al
P: Adam Hoover, J. Lifshitz D: DDoolittle; RLiubicic; CShimada
Telephone Conference
Thursday, Mar 1 2018
09:00AM
3:17-cv-00223-RS - Securities And Exchange Commission v. San Francisco Regional Center LLC et al
P: Susan LaMarca, Andrew Hefty D: Gil Serrota & Elizabeth Berke-Dreyfuss
Further Telephonic Settlement Conference
3:17-cr-00094-EMC - USA v. Gary Shea
Status Conference (No Reptr)
09:30AM
4:16-cv-00050-YGR - Trulove v. San Francisco et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Mar 2 2018
09:30AM
3:17-cv-02259-JCS - Crump v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District et al
Motion to Disqualify Counsel
4:17-cv-03806-CW - Naiman v. Total Merchant Services, Inc.
Motion to Compel
3:17-cv-05107-JCS - Silicon Valley Software Group, LLC v. Rocket Fuel, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Strike
3:17-cv-05342-JCS - Young v. Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:01-cr-00085-JCS - USA v. Rafael Canizalez
Change of Plea Hearing
3:01-cr-00085-JCS-1 - USA v. Rafael Canizalez
AUSA: Julie Garcia / DEF: Erik Babcock
Status Conference (No Reptr) & Submit Financial Affidavit
02:00PM
3:16-cv-05317-JCS - Scott Holdings, Inc. v. FranLogic Scout Development, LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06181-JCS - Arroyo Jr. v. Aldabashi et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-06762-JCS - Burley v. City and County of San Francisco, et al
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-06875-JCS - Villanueva v. Select Employment Services, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Mar 6 2018
01:00PM
4:17-cv-00291-HSG - Vietnam Reform Party v. Viet Tan - Vietnam Reform Party et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Mar 7 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-05993-JD - Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. et al v. Aragen Bioscience, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Mar 8 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Mar 9 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
09:30AM
3:17-cv-05371-JCS - Megan Ann Dailey v. Banc of California N.A. et al
Motion to Dismiss
Monday, Mar 12 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
Tuesday, Mar 13 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Mar 14 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
Thursday, Mar 15 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
Friday, Mar 16 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-01165-JCS - Desert Survivors, et al v. US Department of the Interior, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:16-cv-05486-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing, Inc. v. Pivotal Payments, Inc.
Renewed Motion for Preliminary Approval of Amended Class Action
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00428-JCS-1 - USA v. Rhiannon L. Lawler
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Kory DeClark/PO: Aldonza Leal
Sentencing
3:17-cr-00244-WHO-20 - USA v. Antonio Serrano Rivas (Custody)
AUSA: Sheila Armbrust / DEF: Jeffrey Bornstein
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:15-cv-02220-JCS - MicroTechnologies, LLC v. Autonomy, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07114-JCS - Robert Blair v. United States of America
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-04422-JCS - Morrison v. Standard Insurance Company
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05371-JCS - Megan Ann Dailey v. Banc of California N.A. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06996-JCS - Klarkowski v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07061-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 71.202.129.58
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07090-JCS - Byrne v. Crown Asset Management, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Mar 19 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Mar 20 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Mar 21 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Mar 22 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Mar 23 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Mar 26 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:17-cv-04579-EDL - Grade-Way Construction, INC. et al v. Pension Plan for Pension Trust Fund for Operating Engineers
P: Ron Brown D: Anne Bevington
Further Telephonic Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Mar 27 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Mar 28 2018
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
01:30PM
4:07-cv-03685-SBA - Kirola et al v. City & County of San Francisco, The et al
Further Settlement Conference
Thursday, Mar 29 2018
08:00AM
3:17-cv-02675-WHA - Briski v. Hersey
Judgment Debtor Exam of Dorothy Hersey
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
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 30 2018
09:30AM
3:16-cv-00523-JCS - in re Seagate Technology LLC Litigation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Certify Class
02:00PM
3:16-cv-05771-JCS - May et al v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03637-JCS - Gibson v. United States Postal Service, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03958-JCS - Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California et al v. Golden Eagle Sweeping, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04567-JCS - Harrison v. Target Corporation, Inc
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05523-JCS - Brewer v. Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-05884-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing Inc. v. Drycare Restoration, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:17-cv-06060-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.143.239.235
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-06215-JCS - Singh v. Target Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06465-JCS - Axa Insurance Company & Axa Art Americas Corporation v. Connect Art International, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07190-JCS - O'neil v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07213-JCS - The Guarantee Company of North America USA v. MW Logic, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07376-JCS - Simonelli et al v. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Apr 2 2018
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Apr 3 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 THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 18-22, 2017** 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:

January 9, 2018

January 12, 2018 through January 16, 2018

March 5, 2018

March 8, 2018 through March 9, 2018

March 19, 2018 through March 22, 2018

April 4, 2018 through April 5, 2018

April 9, 2018 through April 13, 2018

April 20, 2018

July 23, 2018 through July 27, 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 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