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


Last Updated: Oct 17 2019 12:32AM
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Thursday, Oct 17 2019
09:00AM
3:18-cr-00430-RS - USA v. Samuel Derence
Arraignment
Change of Plea Hearing
09:30AM
3:17-md-02777-EMC - In re Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep EcoDiesel Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
Settlement Conference
Friday, Oct 18 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Oct 22 2019
09:30AM
3:16-cv-04132-LB - T.D.P. v. City of Oakland et al
Settlement Conference
3:16-cv-04324-LB - Perkins et al v. City Of Oakland et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Oct 23 2019
09:00AM
4:18-cv-03918-YGR - SPRAWLDEF et al v. City of Richmond et al
Settlement Conference
11:00AM
3:19-cr-00411-CRB - USA v. Generose Yambao
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Thursday, Oct 24 2019
09:00AM
3:19-cv-02754-JD - State of California et al v. United States Department of Transportation et al
P: Sharon O'Grady/ D: Andrew Zee
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:19-cv-02711-VC - UPF Innovations, LLC v. INTRINSIC ID, INC
P: David Radulescu, Daniel Kesack/ D: David Jakopin
Telephone Conference
10:00AM
3:18-cv-01938-MMC - District Council 16 Northern California Health and Welfare Trust Fund, and its Joint Board of Trustees et al v. De Fig Flooring, Inc.
P: Matt Minser, MStafford D: Paul Simpson
Telephone Conference - Further Settlement
Friday, Oct 25 2019
09:30AM
3:16-cv-07204-JCS - Moore et al v. Equity Residential Management, L.L.C.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
4:17-cv-04936-JSW - Boards of Trustees of the Sheet Metal Workers Pension Trust of Northern California et al v. Guidi et al
Judgment Debtor Exam
3:19-cv-02054-JCS - Garcia v. Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:19-cv-02998-JCS - Chenette v. United States of America
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00573-RS - USA v. Faijon Ekah
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:11-cv-00293-JCS - Center for Biological Diversity et al v. Environmental Protection Agency et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-02481-JCS - Johnson v. Grossman et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:19-cv-04053-JCS - Johnson v. Mercy Housing Management Group, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04196-JCS - Evans v. Diamond et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04224-JCS - International Fidelity Insurance Company v. Kit
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04233-JCS - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.6.211.132
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04278-JCS - Halcyon Syndicate Ltd., LLC v. Graham Beck Enterprises (PTY), Ltd.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Oct 28 2019
10:30AM
3:18-mj-71064-MAG - USA v. James Dailey
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Tuesday, Oct 29 2019
10:30AM
3:19-cr-00483-EMC - USA v. Kelier Velasquez-Jossel
Detention Hearing
Wednesday, Oct 30 2019
09:30AM
3:18-cv-00005-WHO - Primus Group, Inc. v. Institute for Environmental Health, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Oct 31 2019
09:30AM
3:19-cv-03459-CRB - Kiva Health Brands LLC v. Kiva Brands Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Nov 1 2019
09:30AM
3:17-cv-04154-JCS - Boyzo et al v. FCA US LLC
Motion for Attorney Fees
3:18-cv-05332-EDL - Dodge v. G&S Exxon Synergy, Inc.
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
3:18-cv-06721-JCS - Ely Holdings Limited v. O'Keeffe's, Inc.
Motion for Order to Show Cause
Motion for Sanctions
3:19-cv-02559-JCS - Pascal v. Arms et al
Motion to Stay
3:19-cv-03416-JCS - Rogers v. Intelius Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:17-cv-01532-JCS - Base v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-01541-JCS - Valenzuela de Leon et al v. FCA US LLC
Final Pretrial Conference
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-02761-JCS - Koochakkhani et al v. Contra Costa County et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-04042-JCS - Obrien et al v. FCA US LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-06000-JCS - Maston v. Bluestar Refreshment Services
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-04852-EDL - The Center for Investigative Reporting, et al., v. United States Department of Justice
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-00458-JCS - Dickey v. Mendoza
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-02440-JCS - Williams v. Alameda County Social Services Agency et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-03947-JCS - Mangrubang v. Sutter Health
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04362-JCS - Ryan v. Western Dental Services, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Nov 4 2019
09:30AM
3:19-cv-01438-WHA - Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco et al v. Lyft, Inc.
P: S Seaborn, R Serbin, MRiess/ D: MJonas, SHansen, JLee
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Nov 5 2019
09:30AM
4:18-cv-05602-YGR - Ragudo et al v. City of Daly City et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Nov 6 2019
09:00AM
4:17-cv-06621-YGR - Gamble v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. et al
P: Jeremy Friedman/D: Amanda Bollinger, Heather Morgan
Telephone Conference
09:30AM
3:19-cv-01841-WHA - Krush Technologies, Inc. v. Zoom Video Communications, Inc.
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Nov 7 2019
09:30AM
3:19-cv-00060-CRB - Quintana v. Otte et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Nov 8 2019
09:30AM
3:19-cv-04199-JCS - Vera Gomez v. McAleenan, et al.
Motion to Dismiss
3:19-cv-04592-JCS - Danielsson v. Blood Centers of the Pacific, et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Remand
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00319-JCS-1 - USA v. Michael Charles Pinto
AUSA: Denise Oki / DEF: Ellen Leonida/PO: Laura Triolo
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:19-cr-00479-CRB - USA v. Tei Mati
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:19-cr-00530-EMC - USA v. Joseph Corey
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:18-cv-01127-JCS - Revitch v. DirecTV, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-02452-JCS - Eden Environmental Citizen's Group, LLC v. Transene Company, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04474-JCS - Amaya v. Target Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04548-JCS - Saunders v. Sunrun, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04634-JCS - Citibank, N.A. v. Kash
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Nov 12 2019
08:30AM
3:17-cv-01541-JCS - Valenzuela de Leon et al v. FCA US LLC
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Nov 13 2019
08:30AM
3:17-cv-01541-JCS - Valenzuela de Leon et al v. FCA US LLC
Jury Trial
09:30AM
3:17-cv-03293-CRB - Medina v. Becerra et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Nov 14 2019
08:30AM
3:17-cv-01541-JCS - Valenzuela de Leon et al v. FCA US LLC
Jury Trial
09:30AM
4:18-cv-04604-JST - Wise v. Good Nite Inn Rohnert Park, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Nov 15 2019
09:00AM
3:03-fj-00040 - USA v. Carlos
Judgment Debtor Exam of Lester Carlos
3:11-cv-04173-SLM - United States Of America v. Zarazua
Judgment Debtor Exam of Blanca E. Zarazua
3:11-cv-06567-MEJ - United States of America v. Hatami
Judgment Debtor Exam of David H. Hatami
3:11-cv-06542-SLM - United States of America v. Mcphail
Judgment Debtor Exam David McPhaill
3:12-cv-02426-VC - United States Of America v. Domino
Judgment Debtor Exam of Dale Domino
3:89-cv-01705-SLM - United States of America v. Walker
Judgment Debtor Exam of Leslie P. Walker
09:30AM
3:18-cv-00528-JCS - Spingola v. BMW of North America, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
10:30AM
3:18-cr-00173-JCS - USA v. Andrea Seja
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:17-cv-04969-JCS - Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach et al v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:17-cv-07190-JCS - O'Neil v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-07118-JCS - Vado v. Champion Petfoods USA, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:18-cv-07204-JCS - Sanger et al v. Ahn et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-02545-JCS - Holland et al v. City of San Francisco et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-02670-JCS - Advsr, LLC v. Magistro LTD.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04752-JCS - Torres v. Pompeo
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04794-JCS - Javitch v. Silverline Home Remodeling, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-04900-JCS - Oracle Corporation et al v. Crypto Oracle, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Nov 19 2019
09:30AM
3:11-cv-00774-VC - TEK Global S.R.L. et.al. v. Sealant Systems International Inc. et.al.
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Nov 20 2019
09:30AM
3:19-cv-02427-MMC - JLT Specialty Insurance Services, Inc. v. Pestana et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Nov 21 2019
09:00AM
3:17-cr-00094-EMC - USA v. Gary Shea
Status Conference (No Reptr)
09:30AM
3:18-cv-06113-WHA - Clark v. The Hershey Company
Settlement Conference
Friday, Nov 22 2019
09:30AM
3:18-cv-00287-JCS - Sanchez v. AM Retail Group, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Settlement
3:19-cv-04277-JCS - Ngo v. United Airlines, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Remand
3:19-cv-05830-JCS - Faircloth v. AR Resources, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
3:19-cv-06168-JCS - Andina Property LLC v. Fox et al
Motion to Remand
10:30AM
3:19-mc-80139-JCS - In Re PGS Home Co. Ltd
Motion to Quash
02:00PM
3:18-cv-00272-JCS - Cardinal et al v. Lupo et al
Final Pretrial Conference
3:19-cv-02886-JCS - Kelly et al v. Walmart Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-03501-JCS - White v. Sterling Infosystems, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-05237-JCS - Palacios et al v. Ford Motor Company et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:19-cv-05271-JCS - Pilon v. Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Nov 25 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Nov 26 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Nov 27 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Nov 28 2019
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
 
 
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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 CRIMINAL DUTY  IN MARCH AND SEPTEMBER 2019** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.

EFFECTIVE JUNE 3, 2019, CRIMINAL DUTY CALENDAR WILL BEGIN AT 10:30 AM. CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS:  September 2019, February 2020, November 2020.

EMAIL ADDRESSES: JCSPO@CAND.USCOURTS.GOV - for proposed orders.

*NEW (effective 12/1/18): JCSSettlement@cand.uscourts.gov - for settlement conference statements.

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:

October 14, 2019 through  October 16, 2019

October 18, 2019

November 25, 2019 through November 29, 2019

December 11, 2019 through December 13, 2019

December 23, 2019 through January 3, 2020

April 16 through April 17, 2020

May 20 through May 22, 2020

July 3, 2020

July 27 through July 30, 2020

September 28, 2020

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:

Columbus Day - October 14, 2019

Veterans Day - November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day - November 28, 2019

Christmas Day - December 25, 2019

New Year's Day - January 1, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. - January 20, 2020

Presidents Day - February 17, 2020

Memorial Day - May 25, 2020

Independence Day - July 4, 2020 - Court will be closed on July 3.

Labor Day - September 7, 2020

Columbus Day - October 12, 2020

Veterans Day - November 11, 2020

Thanksgiving Day - November 26, 2020

Christmas Day - December 25, 2020

New Year's Day - January 1, 2021