United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Phyllis J. Hamilton, Chief Judge

Susan Y. Soong, Clerk of Court

Senior District Judge
Saundra Brown Armstrong

Oakland Courthouse
1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion 2nd Wednesday of Month 10:00 a.m.
Civil Law & Motion 2nd Wednesday of Month 1:00 p.m.
Trial Days Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Case Management Conferences Wed. & Thurs. Telephone Only Court will schedule time.

Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy

Tana Ingle 415-522-2047

Civil Case Docketing

Jessie Mosley 510-637-3536

Criminal Case Docketing

Kelly Collins 510-637-3539


Email for Proposed Orders: SBApo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Docket Corrections:
SBApdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)

About District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong

Born 1947 in Oakland, CA

Federal Judicial Service:

  • Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 25, 1991, to a seat vacated by William A. Ingram. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 1991, and received commission on June 18, 1991.


  • Merritt College, A.A., 1967
  • California State University, Fresno, B.A., 1969
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

  • Policewoman, Oakland Police Department, Oakland, California, 1970-1977
  • Judicial extern, California Court of Appeals, 1977
  • Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1978-1979, 1980-1982
  • Senior consultant, California Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice, 1979-1980
  • Trial attorney, Public Integrity Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1982-1983
  • Commissioner, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1983-1986
  • Commissioner, U.S. Parole Commission, 1986-1989
  • Judge, Alameda Superior Court, California, 1989-1991