District Judge
Edward M. Chen

San Francisco Courthouse, Courtroom 5 - 17th Floor
450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion Wednesdays 2:30 p.m.
Civil Law & Motion Thursdays 1:30 p.m.
Initial CMC Thursdays 9:30 a.m.
Further CMC/Status Thursdays 10:30 a.m.
Pretrial Conference Tuesdays 2:30 p.m.
Trial 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Dark on Thursdays)
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Angie Meuleman 415-522-2034
Civil Case Docketing & Docket Corrections Sheila Rash 415-522-2099
Criminal Case Docketing

Case terminal digits 0, 1, 4-6: Lori Murray 415-522-2093
Case terminal digits 2, 3, 7-9: Mark Jenkins 415-522-2042
Email for Proposed Orders: EMCpo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Criminal Docket Corrections:
Sheila_Rash@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)
Media Liaison

For all media inquiries: Lynn Fuller

About District Judge Edward M. Chen

Born 1953 in Oakland, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California

Nominated by Barack Obama on August 6, 2009 and renominated on January 20, 2010, September 13, 2010, and January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Martin J. Jenkins; Confirmed by the Senate on May 10, 2011, and received commission on May 12, 2011

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 2001-2011

University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1975
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Charles B. Renfrew, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1979-1980
Attorney, Asian Law Caucus, San Francisco, California, 1980-1981
Law clerk, Hon. James R. Browning, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1981-1982
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1982-1985
Staff attorney, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California, 1985-2001