United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Phyllis J. Hamilton, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Senior District Judge
D. Lowell Jensen

Oakland Courthouse (view weekly calendar for courtroom)
1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 7 - 4th Floor
280 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule

San Jose Criminal Law & Motion Thursdays 9:00 a.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Jackie Lynn Garcia 408-535-5375
Civil Case Docketing Jackie Lynn Garcia 408-535-5375
Oakland Criminal Case Docketing Kelly Collins 510-637-3539
San Jose Criminal Case Docketing Cita Escolano 408-535-5391

San Jose Chambers
Email for Proposed Orders: DLJpo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Docket Corrections:
DLJpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)

About Senior District Judge D. Lowell Jensen

Born 1928 in Brigham City, UT

Federal Judicial Service:

  • Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 2, 1986, to a seat vacated by William H. Orrick, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1986, and received commission on June 25, 1986. Assumed senior status on June 27, 1997.


  • University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1949
  • University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:

  • U.S. Army Corporal, 1952-1954
  • Private practice, Oakland, California, 1954-1955
  • Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1955-1966
  • Assistant district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1966-1969
  • District attorney, Alameda County, California, 1969-1981
  • Assistant U.S. attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1983
  • Associate U.S. attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1983-1985
  • Deputy U.S. attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1985-1986