Calendar for: Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero
Courtroom G, 15th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Karen L. Hom


Last Updated: Jul 27 2016 11:30AM
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Wednesday, Jul 27 2016
09:15AM
3:15-cv-03415-EMC - American Beverage Association et al v. City and County of San Francisco
Discovery Hearing re: Dkts 83 and 84
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05172-MMC - Netcott v. Nexius Solutions, Inc.
Settlement Conference
3:16-cv-03238-VC - Pimentel v. Nexius Solutions, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jul 28 2016
09:30AM
4:15-cv-04591-SBA - Chang et al v. City of Pacifica et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jul 29 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cv-00231-JCS - Cleveland v. Groceryworks.com, LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
3:15-cv-04391-JCS - Royal Primo Corporation et al v. Whitewater West Industries, Ltd
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
4:15-cv-05526-PJH - Yue v. MSC Software Corporation
Discovery Letter Brief
3:16-cv-01350-JCS - VACC, Inc. v. Davis
Motion for Protective Order
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00428-JCS-1 - USA v. Rhiannon L. Lawler
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Steve Kalar/PO: Aldonza Leal
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:13-cr-00428-JCS - USA v. Rhiannon Lawler
I.D. of Counsel Hearing
3:15-cr-00599-JCS-1 - USA v. Peter Clodfelter (apearance waived)
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Laura Robinson
Motion for Joinder in Motion to Suppress
3:15-cr-00599-JCS-2 - USA v. James Cackovic
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Galia Amram
Motion to Suppress
3:15-cr-00599-JCS-3 - USA v. Tara Lynch
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Laurel Headley
Joinder in Motion to Suppress
02:00PM
3:15-cv-02286-JCS - Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC v. 700 Valencia Street LLC
Discovery Letter Brief
3:15-cv-03563-JCS - Shaw Industries, Inc. v. Card Express, Inc. et al
P: Patrick Watson, Lindsay Johnson D: David Sternberg
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01775-JCS - Hernandez v. Lucky Fortune, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01945-JCS - Rodriguez v. Home Depot, U.S.A., Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02311-JCS - Khan et al v. EGL, Inc., et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
03:00PM
3:15-cv-01617-JD - Sullivan v. Dolgen California, LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company
Telphonic Further Settlement Conference
Monday, Aug 1 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00286-MAG-1 - USA v. Edward Wright
AUSA: Will Edelman, Erik Mortensen, law clerk/DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment (Class B Misd)
3:16-cr-00288-MAG-1 - USA v. Erica Ortega
AUSA: Will Edelman, Erik Mortensen, Law Clerk/ DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment (Class A Misd)
Tuesday, Aug 2 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00273-MAG-1 - USA v. Andrew Lager
AUSA: Will Edelman/DEF:
Initial Appearance (Class A Misd) & Arraignment
3:16-cr-00275-MAG-1 - USA v. Pamela Lyon-S
AUSA: Will Edelman/DEF:
Initial Appearance (Class B Misd) & Arraignment
11:00AM
3:14-cv-04050-MEJ - United Tactical Systems, LLC v. Real Action Paintball, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Aug 3 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00284-MAG-1 - USA v. Andrew Nayman
AUSA: Will Edelman, Erik Mortensen, Law Clerk/ DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment (Class B Misdemeanor)
3:16-cr-00319-MAG-1 - USA v. Michael Pinto
AUSA: Will Edelman, Francesca Reifer, LC/DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraingment (Class B Misdemeanor)
Thursday, Aug 4 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00054-MAG - USA v. Marcus Leighty
Attorney Appointment Hearing
Initial Appearance
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Friday, Aug 5 2016
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00055-JCS-1 - USA v. Christopher Lee Burris
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Shilpi AgarwalPO: Aakash Raju
Sentencing
02:00PM
4:14-cv-03998-PJH - In re ROCKET FUEL, INC. SECURITIES LITIGATION
Discovery Letter Brief
3:14-cv-05355-JCS - Gutierrez v. United Airlines, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04006-JCS - Naderi v. Sophos Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:16-mc-80070-JCS - In re King.com Limited
Motion to Quash
3:16-cv-02413-JCS - David Gauthier v. Souza and Viviani Plumbing Co Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Aug 8 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cr-00318-MAG-1 - USA v. Matthew Brandes Brinkerhoff
AUSA: Will Edelman, Andrew Johnson, law clerk/ DFT:
Initial Appearance & Arraignment (Class B Misdemeanor)
3:16-cr-00318-MAG - USA v. Matthew Brinkerhoff
Arraignment
Wednesday, Aug 10 2016
11:00AM
3:15-cv-04475-JD - Lilley et al v. County of Alameda et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Aug 11 2016
11:00AM
3:15-cv-01367-RS - Garvey v. San Francisco 49ers, Ltd.
Settlement Conference
Friday, Aug 12 2016
09:30AM
JCS - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
02:00PM
3:14-cv-03227-JCS - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. v. Cresta Technology Corporation
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-02286-JCS - Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC v. 700 Valencia Street LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:15-cv-03372-JCS - Stubblefield v. City of Novato et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04723-JCS - Cummings et al v. Brantley Hale
Status Conference
3:15-cv-04931-JCS - 700 Valencia Street LLC v. Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:15-cv-05239-JCS - Nguyen v. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
3:15-cv-05750-JCS - Sephora USA, Inc. v. Palmer, Reifler & Associates, P.A.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00177-JCS - Santos, et al v. Fay Servicing, LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00650-JCS - Robinson v. Scarborough Management Corporation et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00833-JCS - Klahn v. Dublin Police Department et al
P: Dan Klahn ( 760) 703-6289
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01172-JCS - Stein v. City of Piedmont, et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
3:16-cv-01305-JCS - Palikiko-Garcia et al v. City and County of San Francisco et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02486-JCS - Woodard v. Gild, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-02548-JCS - Chao v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-02578-JCS - Pineda v. Collecto, Inc.
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, Aug 16 2016
11:00AM
3:15-cv-02769-SI - Fitch v. San Francisco Unified School District
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Aug 17 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cr-00496-MMC - USA v. Michael Bennett
Status Conference (No Reptr)
11:00AM
3:15-cv-01953-JST - Myrah Martinez et al v. County of Sonoma et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Aug 18 2016
11:00AM
3:12-cv-05845-VC - Department of Toxic Substances Control v. Technichem, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
3:15-cv-03611-VC - American Guarantee and Liability Insurance Company et al v. Technichem, Inc. et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Aug 19 2016
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00050-JCS-1 - USA v. Giovanni Vassalo
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Sarah Potter
Motion in Limine
11:00AM
3:15-cv-03008-JCS - Nokchan v. Lyft, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:14-cv-00608-JCS - Senne et al v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03376-JCS - Von Bozzay v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04802-JCS - Heyward v. Hayward Police Department et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04799-JCS - Heyward v. 24 Hours Fitness et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00308-JCS - Gurrola et al v. Antioch Unified School District
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00878-JCS - Sequoia Sales, Inc. v. Lim's Produce, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
03:00PM
3:14-cv-01546-NC - Great American Insurance Group v. TG Associates
P: Michael Timpane D: Mark Saltzman - Dft Schutte
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Aug 23 2016
10:30AM
3:13-cr-00614-JCS-1 - USA v. Bradley Corkins
AUSA: Will Edelman/ DEF: Carmen Smarandoiu/PO: Nicole Brown
Status Conference (No Reptr)
11:00AM
5:13-cv-03810-BLF - Gotham Insurance Company v. Shasta Technologies, LLC et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Aug 24 2016
09:30AM
3:16-mj-70864-MEJ - USA v. Nikhil Jassawalla
Arraignment
Preliminary Examination
Thursday, Aug 25 2016
11:00AM
4:12-cv-03704-YGR - Stitt v. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Settlement Conference
Friday, Aug 26 2016
02:00PM
3:11-cv-01781-JCS - Kamakahi v. American Society for Reproductive Medicine et al
Fairness Hearing
Motion for Settlement
3:14-cv-02640-JCS - Laidlaw v. City & County of San Francisco
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-00888-JCS - Stubbs v. Covenant Security Services, LTD. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03487-JCS - Brosnan v. National Loan Center et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:15-cv-05057-JCS - MTC Financial Inc. v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion Hearing
3:15-cv-05075-JCS - Torres v. City Of Oakland et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05149-JCS - Walker v. City of San Francisco and County of San Francisco
Status Conference
3:15-cv-05432-JCS - VeriFone Systems, Inc. -v- Gilardi & Co. LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
Motion to Dismiss
3:16-cv-02816-JCS - Osuegbu v. AMN Healthcare, Inc., et al
Case Management Conference
Motion to Enforce Judgment
3:16-cv-02837-JCS - Fernandez v. Franklin Credit Management Corporation
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-02859-JCS - Steinle, et al v. United States of America, et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-02872-JCS - Gonzales v. United States of America
Case Management Conference
Friday, Sep 2 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-03424-JCS - Cave Consulting Group, Inc. v. OptumInsight, Inc.,
Motion Hearing (Discovery)
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:15-cv-01412-JCS - Aircargo Communities, Inc. v. 9T Technologies LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05042-JCS - Renowitzky et al v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05166-JCS - Halvorson et al v. TalentBin, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-02939-JCS - Dallas Buyers Club LLC v. Doe 73.92.201.24
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-02940-JCS - Kaplan v. Seterus, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03001-JCS - Bell v. National Mortgage Insurance Corporation et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03011-JCS - Cao et al v. Pho Huynh Hiep I, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-03015-JCS - Hernandez et al v. MP California et al
Case Management Conference
Tuesday, Sep 6 2016
09:00AM
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Sep 7 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cv-02346-JCS - Wit et al v. UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Certify Class
3:14-cv-05337-JCS - Alexander et al v. United Behavioral Health
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Certify Class
01:30PM
3:15-cv-05611-WHA - Simpson v. Rite Aid Corporation et al
Settlement Conference
 
 
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CIVIL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 9:30 AM** (See below for exceptions)
Motion hearing dates DO NOT need to be reserved. Please follow the Court's Local Rule on Motion practice.
Judge Spero DOES NOT issue TENTATIVE RULINGS.
CRIMINAL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 10:30 AM

**DURING THE CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS  OF 
 AUGUST 2016 AND THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 5-9, 2016** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.


CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: August 2016. December 5,  through December 9, 2016.  May 2017. November 1-17, 2017. December 18-22, 2017.

2/10/14: EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY CASE MANAGEMENT AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCES WILL NOW BE HELD AT 2:00 PM.

CASE MANAGEMENT AND FINAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCES: Friday, 2:00 PM.
NOTE: Case Management Conferences will no longer be recorded unless requested by counsel or appearing pro se.

PROCEDURES FOR REQUESTING  TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES:

EFFECTIVE July 19, 2016 All Telephonic Appearances shall be arranged through CourtCall. Please contact CourtCall at 866-582-6878 no later than two days prior to the hearing date.

Counsel must e-file a letter one (1) week prior to the hearing date.

NO CELL PHONES OR SPEAKER PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  ALL TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES MUST BE ON A LAND LINE! 

If you are unable to use CourtCall, please contact the clerk for alternate arrangements.

TRIAL SCHEDULE: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM with one (1) fifteen (15) minute break and a forty-five (45) minute lunch hour.

SCHEDULING OF SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES:
Please contact Karen Hom at (415) 522-2035

NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY:
Please take notice that the HONORABLE JOSEPH C. SPERO will not be available:

July 18, 2016 through July 22, 2016

September 6, 2016

September 9, 2016

September 14, 2016 through September 16, 2016

October 3, 2016

October 7, 2016

October 12, 2016

October 18, 2016 through October 21, 2016

All counsel are hereby given notice that Court will not be in session during this period, and that such absence constitutes as Certificate of Unavailability pursuant to Civil L.R. 1-5(p). If urgency requires, counsel in any case assigned to Judge Spero, may request a hearing before the General Duty Judge as provided in Civil L.R. 7-1(c).

LAW CLERKS:
Melissa Dawson (415) 522-3692
Sam Wheeler (415) 522-3691

COURT HOLIDAYS:

Labor Day - September 5, 2016

Columbus Day - October 10, 2016

Veterans Day - November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2016

Christmas Day - December 26, 2016

New Year's Day - January 2, 2017

MLK Day - January 16, 2017

President's Day - February 20, 2017

Memorial Day - May 29, 2017

Independence Day - July 4, 2017

Labor Day - September 4, 2017

Columbus Day - October 9, 2017

Veteran's Day - November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017

Christmas Day - December 25, 2017

New Year's Day - January 1, 2018

MLK Day - January 15, 2018

President's Day February 19, 2018

Memorial Day - May 28, 2018

Independence Day - July 4, 2018

Labor Day - September 3, 2018

Columbus Day - October 8, 2018

Veteran's Day - November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day - November 22-23, 2018

Christmas Day - December 25, 2018