United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Phyllis J. Hamilton, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Magistrate Judge
Howard R. Lloyd

San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 2 - 5th Floor
280 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion Thursdays 1:30 p.m.
Criminal Duty Matters Daily during duty months 1:30 p.m.
Civil Law and Motion Tuesdays 10:00 a.m.
Pretrial and Case Management Conferences Tuesdays 1:30 p.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Patricia Cromwell 408-535-5365
Civil Case Docketing Diane Miyashiro 408-535-5373
Criminal Case Docketing Cita Escolano 408-535-5391
Email for Proposed Orders: HRLpo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Docket Corrections:
HRLpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)

About Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd

Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd was appointed in 2002. He has presided over a variety of civil and criminal trials and has extensive discovery as well as case-dispositive law and motion experience. He has presided over hundreds of settlement conferences in a wide variety of civil cases.

Judge Lloyd earned his undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He then worked as a civil trial and appellate lawyer for 30 years with a prominent San Jose law firm and personally tried many cases and argued dozens of appeals. He practiced in all areas, but especially employment, intellectual property, and commercial law. He then worked for 2 years as an independent and full time arbitrator and mediator.

While in private practice Judge Lloyd was selected for voluntary service as an Early Neutral Evaluator (N.D. CA), mediator (California Court of Appeals), and Settlement Judge Pro Tem (Santa Clara County Superior Court). He is a frequent presenter at continuing education courses for attorneys and currently teaches at Santa Clara University Law School.