Judge William Alsup

District Judge William Alsup

San Francisco Courthouse, Courtroom 12 - 19th Floor
450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
Weekly Court Calendar Schedule
Criminal Law & Motion Tuesdays 2:00 p.m.
Civil Law & Motion Thursdays 8:00 a.m.
Pretrial Conferences Wednesdays 2:00 p.m.
Case Management Conferences Thursdays 11:00 a.m.
Calendar Clerk & Courtroom Deputy Dawn Logan 415-522-2020
Civil Case Docketing & Docket Corrections
Aris Garcia 415-522-3619
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: WHApo@cand.uscourts.gov
Email for PDF Follow-Ups and
     and Criminal Docket Corrections:
Aris_Garcia@cand.uscourts.gov (Civil)
CRIMpdf@cand.uscourts.gov (Criminal)
Media Liaison

For all media inquiries: Lynn Fuller

About District Judge William Alsup

Born 1945 in Jackson, MS

Federal Judicial Service:

  • Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 24, 1999, to a seat vacated by Thelton Eugene Henderson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 30, 1999, and received commission on August 17, 1999.


  • Mississippi State University, B.S., 1967
  • Harvard University, J.D., 1971
  • Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, M.P.P., 1971

Professional Career:

  • Law clerk, Justice William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1971-1972
  • Private practice, San Francisco, CA, 1972-1978
  • Assistant to U.S. Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1980
  • Private practice, San Francisco, CA, 1980-1998
  • Special counsel, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1998
  • Private practice, San Francisco, CA, 1998-1999