District Judge Lucy H. Koh

District Judge Lucy H. Koh

San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 8 - 4th Floor
280 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion
Wednesdays 9:15 a.m.
Civil Case Management
Wednesdays 2:00 p.m.
Civil Law & Motion
& Pretrial Conferences 
Thursdays 1:30 p.m.
Trial Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Kassandra Dibble
Civil Case Docketing & Docket Corrections Diane Miyashiro 408-535-5373
Criminal Case Docketing Cita Escolano 408-535-5391
Email for Proposed Orders: LHKpo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Criminal Docket Corrections:
Diane_Miyashiro@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)
Media Liaison

For all media inquiries: Lynn Fuller

About District Judge Lucy H. Koh

Born 1968 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:

  • Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Nominated by Barack Obama on January 20, 2010, to a seat vacated by Ronald M. Whyte. Confirmed by the Senate on June 7, 2010, and received commission on June 9, 2010.


  • Harvard University, B.A., 1990
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:

  • Fellow, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, 1993-1994
  • Special Counsel, Office of Legislative Affairs, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1996
  • Special Assistant to the Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1996-1997
  • Assistant U. S. Attorney, Central District of California, 1997-2000
  • Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 2000-2008
  • Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 2008-2010