United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Phyllis J. Hamilton, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Senior District Judge Claudia Wilken

Oakland Courthouse, Courtroom 2 − 4th Floor
1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion Wednesdays 1:00 p.m.
Civil Law & Motion Thursdays 2:00 p.m.
Case Management Conferences & Pretrial Conferences Wednesdays 2:00 p.m.
Trials Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Melinda Lozenski 510-637-3542
Civil Case Docketing Clara Pierce 510-637-3535

Criminal Case Docketing Kelly Collins 510-637-3539
Chambers 510-637-3542
Email for Proposed Orders only: CWpo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Docket Corrections:
CWpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)

About District Judge Claudia Wilken

Born 1949 in Minneapolis, MN

Federal Judicial Service:

  • Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 7, 1993, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 22, 1993.
  • U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1983-1993


  • Stanford University, B.A., 1971
  • University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

  • Staff attorney, Federal Public Defender's Office, Northern District of California, 1975-1978
  • Private practice, Berkeley, California, 1978-1984
  • Adjunct professor, University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1978-1984