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 1:00 p.m.
Civil Law & Motion 2nd Wednesday of Month 2:00 p.m.
Trial Days Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Case Management Conferences 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesdays & every Thursday, by Telephone Court will schedule time.

Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy

Doug Merry 510-637-3542
Civil Case Docketing & Docket Corrections Jacquelyn Lovrin 510-637-3530

Criminal Case Docketing

Jessie Mosley 


Email for Proposed Orders:
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Criminal Docket Corrections: (Civil) (Criminal)
Media Liaison

For all media inquiries: Lynn Fuller

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
  • Pacific School of Religion, M.Div., 2012

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