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


Last Updated: Sep 21 2017 10:31PM
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Thursday, Sep 21 2017
09:30AM
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
11:00AM
3:14-cv-04393-WHO - San Francisco Herring Association et al v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Sep 22 2017
09:30AM
3:09-cr-00966-CRB-1 - USA v. Danny San Nicolas (Custody)
AUSA: Katherine Wawrzyniak / DEF: Carmen Smarandoiu/PO: Juan Ramirez
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:10-cr-00481-SI-1 - USA v. Israel Benson (Custody)
AUSA: William Frentzen / DEF: Steve Kalar/PO: Richard Brown
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:17-cr-00093-WHA-1 - USA v. Marcus Etienne (Custody)
AUSA: William Frentzen / DEF: Darryl Stallworth
Arraignment
3:17-cr-00094-EMC-1 - USA v. Gary Shea
AUSA: Shailika Kotiya / DEF: Jodi Linker
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00094-EMC - USA v. Gary Shea
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cr-00492-CRB-1 - USA v. Freddie Tooks-Dilworth (Custody)
AUSA: Sailaja Paidipaty /DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00404-JCS-1 - USA v. Andrew Devine
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Manisha Daryani/PO: Indiana Albanes
Sentencing
11:00AM
3:17-cv-00560-JD - Saddozai v. Nelson et al
P: Robert Howie D: Todd Master
Telephonic Scheduling Conference to set Settlement Conference
02:00PM
3:10-md-02143-RS - In Re: Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation
P: Shana Scarlett D: Belinda Lee, Lisa Kaas
Discovery Hearing re: Motion to Compel, dkt 2299
3:12-cv-06495-JCS - Farrow et al v. Lipetzky
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03011-JCS - Cao et al v. Pho Huynh Hiep I, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-00230-JCS - Pennie v. Twitter, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:17-cv-02632-JCS - Northern California Collection Service, Inc. v. Pypestream
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-cv-02676-JCS - Planet Drum Foundation v. Hart et al
Case Management Conference
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
3:17-cv-03528-JCS - Thede v. United Airlines, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Sep 25 2017
09:30AM
3:13-cr-00417-JCS - USA v. Vicente Jimenez-Lopez
Status Conference (No Reptr)
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Sep 26 2017
09:30AM
3:10-cr-00275-WHA-1 - USA v. Leconte Oneal (Custody)
AUSA: Benjamin Tolkoff / DEF: Geoffrey Hansen
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:17-cr-00095-WHA-1 - USA v. Deauntre Montgomery (Custody)
AUSA: Randall Leonard / DEF: Ellen Leonida
Detention Hearing
3:17-cr-00186-CRB - USA v. James Rose
Bond Hearing
3:17-cr-00498-WHA-1 - USA v. John Drago
AUSA: Shiao Lee/DFT
Arraignment, ID Counsel, Status re: Bond Conditions, Set date before WHA
3:17-cr-00498-WHA - USA v. John Drago
Change of Plea Hearing
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:17-mj-71340-MAG - USA v. Hugo Quiroz-Lozano
Detention Hearing
Docket Call
3:17-MJ-71340-JCS-1 - USA v. Hugo Quiroz-Lozano (Custody)(Spanish)
AUSA: Helen Gilbert/ DFT: Jodi Linker
Detention Hearing, Set ID/Removal Hearing
11:00AM
4:17-cv-02308-SBA - Faraday Bicycles, Inc. v. Faraday&Future Inc.
P: Shawn Kolitch D: Morgan Smith
Telephonic Scheduling Conference to set Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Sep 27 2017
09:30AM
3:10-cr-00284-JCS - USA v. Nivan Bhuta
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
3:10-cr-00284-JCS-1 - USA v. Nivan Bhuta
AUSA: Will Edelman / DEF: Harris Taback/PO: Amanda Gallegos
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
11:00AM
3:14-cv-00535-LB - Burns et al v. City of Concord et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Sep 29 2017
02:00PM
3:16-cv-01776-JCS - Ahmad v. Johnson et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:16-cv-02213-JCS - United States of America v. CVP SBIC, L.P.
P: Christopher McClintock
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
3:16-cv-02859-JCS - Steinle, et al v. United States of America, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04615-JCS - Armbrester v. City of Berkeley
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05767-JCS - Naggie v. City of San Francisco et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03155-JCS - C. L. et al v. Oakland Unified School District et al
Case Management Conference
3:17-cv-03691-JCS - Glackin et al v. Checkr, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03704-JCS - Brown v. San Mateo County Health System et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Oct 2 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-04917-WHA - Atkins Sheep Ranch, Inc. v. Scharmann et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Oct 3 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-02143-JD - Marco Antonio Corona Contreras v. Steven F. Gruel
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 4 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-02678-WHO - Bramer et al v. Pacific Gas & Electric Company et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 6 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Motion in Limine
09:00AM
3:16-cv-00791-RS - International Test Solutions, Inc v. MIPOX International Corporation et al
Re: Joint discovery dispute, dkt 131
Discovery Hearing, lead trial counsel meet and confer
09:30AM
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03872-JCS - Amer v. Wells Fargo Bank NA et al
P: Elmira Danielyan D: Jeremy Shulman
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:17-cr-00244-WHO - USA v. Anthony Balenzuela
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion in Limine
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion in Limine
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion in Limine
3:17-cv-00649-JCS - E & E Co., Ltd. v. Chic Home Design LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03859-JCS - Letuligasenoa v. Ace Cash Express Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03872-JCS - Amer v. Wells Fargo Bank NA et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Oct 10 2017
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Wednesday, Oct 11 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-04132-LB - T.D.P. v. City of Oakland et al
Further Settlement Conference
3:16-cv-04324-LB - Perkins et al v. City Of Oakland et al
Further Settlement Conference
Thursday, Oct 12 2017
09:30AM
3:17-cv-01126-MMC - California River Watch v. City of Palo Alto
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 13 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-06235-JCS - Amelia Gilbert v. Andrew Ryan King et al
Motion Hearing
Motion to Compel
3:17-cv-03396-JCS - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. v. Blue Alliance Shipping S.A.L. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:17-cv-05224-JCS - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. v. Blue Alliance Shipping S.A.L. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00614-JCS - USA v. Bradley Corkins
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:14-cv-03227-JCS - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. v. Cresta Technology Corporation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02872-JCS - Gonzales v. United States of America
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-05486-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing, Inc. v. Pivotal Payments, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02259-JCS - Crump v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District 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-03958-JCS - Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California et al v. Golden Eagle Sweeping, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03984-JCS - Cabillo v. J&J Worldwide Services, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Oct 16 2017
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Tuesday, Oct 17 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Wednesday, Oct 18 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
01:00PM
- Judge Unavailable - Partial
Thursday, Oct 19 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Friday, Oct 20 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Oct 23 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Oct 24 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Wednesday, Oct 25 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Thursday, Oct 26 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Friday, Oct 27 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-04931-JCS - 700 Valencia Street LLC v. Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC et al
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion for New Trial
3:17-cv-02949-JCS - Fordan et al v. San Francisco State University et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:15-cv-03487-JCS - Brosnan v. National Loan Center et al
P: John Brosnan
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05432-JCS - VeriFone Systems, Inc. -v- Gilardi & Co. LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
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-06720-JCS - Valley of California, Inc. v. Cotter
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-07155-JCS - Johnson v. MHC Properties LLC
Status Conference
3:16-cv-07223-JCS - Veronica Foods Company v. Kurt Ecklin, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02198-JCS - Hintz v. Bay Sotheby's Property Management LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-03218-JCS - Beard v. Horwedel et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04182-JCS - Heil v. Hunter Warfield, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04256-JCS - Richards v. Guardian Life Insurance Company of America et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04257-JCS - Abante Rooter and Plumbing Inc v. Merchant Industry, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Oct 30 2017
08:30AM
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Jury Trial
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Tuesday, Oct 31 2017
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Wednesday, Nov 1 2017
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
Thursday, Nov 2 2017
09:00AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Bench Trial
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Bench Trial
 
 
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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:  September 20-29, 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:

July 31, 2017 through August 4, 2017

September 8, 2017 beginning at 1:30 PM

September 11, 2017 through September 15, 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:

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