Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim

Magistrate Judge
Sallie Kim

San Francisco Courthouse, Courtroom C—15th Floor
450 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion
& Criminal Case Management Conferences
Mondays at 11:30 a.m.
Civil Law & Motion Mondays at 9:30 a.m.
Case Management Conferences Mondays at 1:30 p.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Melinda Lock 415-522-4158
Civil Case Docketing & Docket Corrections Thelma Nudo 415-522-2067
Criminal Case Docketing

Case terminal digits 0-3: Desirae Kellenbarger  415-522-2076
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:
New! Email for Settlement-Related Communications: 
Email for PDF Follow-Ups &
Criminal Docket Corrections: (Civil) (Criminal)
Media Liaison

For all media inquiries: Lynn Fuller

About Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim

Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim brings a broad range of civil and criminal litigation experience to the bench, with a special emphasis on civil cases in federal court.

Judge Kim graduated from Princeton University in 1986 and from Stanford Law School in 1989. Upon graduation from law school, she served as law clerk to United States District Judge Spencer Williams of this Court. She then entered private civil litigation practice in Palo Alto. From 1995-99, Judge Kim served as Associate and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Stanford Law School, after which she returned to private civil litigation practice and became a partner with the law firm of GCA Law Partners, LLP in 2002.  She practiced at GCA Law Partners until she joined the Court in 2015.

Judge Kim’s professional activities outside of regular civil litigation practice have included service in the following capacities: Co-Director of the Trial Advocacy Program and Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School beginning in 2014; the Interim Title IX Coordinator for Stanford University in 2013 and 2014; and Volunteer Deputy District Attorney for Santa Clara County for 14 weeks in 2010.