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


Last Updated: May 5 2016 2:36PM
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Friday, May 6 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cv-04393-WHO - San Francisco Herring Association et al v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company et al
P: Stuart Gross & Dan Goldberg D: Scott Mroz, Russ Selman
Telephonic Further Settlement Conference re: Agreement
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00068-JCS - USA v. Pablo Carballedo
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00067-JCS - USA v. Bence Body
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:12-cv-02101-JCS - Estate of Fletcher Jackson, The et al v. City of Oakland et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Redacted Motion to Appoint Guardian Ad Litem
3:15-cv-01374-JCS - Richard Cahill v. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05057-JCS - MTC Financial Inc. v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05225-JCS - IX Future Ltd. v. Promia Inc., et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00169-JCS - Boothe v. Fox Ortega Enterprises, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
Tuesday, May 10 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cv-00608-JCS - Senne et al v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, et al
D: Elise Bloom
Discovery Hearing re: Dkt 655
Friday, May 13 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-05750-JCS - Sephora USA, Inc. v. Palmer, Reifler & Associates, P.A.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
3:16-mc-80066-JCS - Lemberg Law LLC v. Tammy Hussin et al
Motion for Protective Order
Motion to Quash
10:30AM
3:15-cr-00599-JCS-1 - USA v. Peter Clodfelter
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Laura Robinson
Bond Hearing & Status Conference
3:15-cr-00599-JCS-2 - USA v. James Cackovic (appearance waived)
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Galia Amram
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:15-cr-00599-JCS - USA v. Tara Lynch
Status Conference (No Reptr)
11:00AM
3:15-cv-01617-JD - Sullivan v. Dolgen California, LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company
P: Mikael Stahle D: Joel Allen
Telephonic Scheduling/Settlement Conference
02:00PM
3:15-cv-05149-JCS - Walker v. City of San Francisco and County of San Francisco
P: Dennis Price & Teresa Allen
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
3:16-cv-00177-JCS - Santos, et al v. Fay Servicing, LLC et al
P: Matthew Mellen 650 638 0120
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00878-JCS - Sequoia Sales, Inc. v. Lim's Produce, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Order to Show Cause Hearing
02:30PM
3:14-cv-01546-NC - Great American Insurance Group v. TG Associates
P: Mike Timpane D: Mark Saltzman, Richard Osman, Michael Willcoxon
Settlement Conference
Monday, May 16 2016
09:30AM
4:12-cv-03704-YGR - Stitt v. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Settlement Conference
Friday, May 20 2016
09:30AM
3:15-cv-04990-JCS - Barone v. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Discovery
Motion to Dismiss
10:30AM
3:08-cr-00569-CRB - USA v. Crystal Anthony
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:14-cr-00643-EMC - USA v. Chrystal Anthony
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00052-JCS - USA v. Sarah Knoefler-Potash
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:16-cr-00070-JCS - USA v. Alexander Avellone
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion in Limine
3:16-cv-02257-JCS - Mizyed v. Burks
Order to Show Cause Hearing
Monday, May 23 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, May 24 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, May 25 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, May 26 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, May 27 2016
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00643-EMC-11 - USA v. Nijah Reed
AUSA: Sarah Hawkins / DEF: Galia Amram
Bond Hearing re: dkt 156
3:14-cr-00643-EMC - USA v. Nijah Reed
Status Conference (Reptr)
02:00PM
3:15-cv-01412-JCS - Aircargo Communities, Inc. v. 9T Technologies LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03487-JCS - Brosnan v. National Loan Center et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, May 31 2016
08:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Jury Selection
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jun 1 2016
08:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jun 2 2016
08:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Jun 3 2016
02:00AM
3:16-cv-01099-JCS - Hanover Insurance Company v. Paul M. Zagaris, Inc. et al
Case Management Conference
09:00AM
3:15-cv-05042-JCS - Renowitzky et al v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A et al
Motion to Dismiss
09:30AM
3:15-cv-01410-JCS - Connally v. Salvatore Ristorante et al
Motion to Substitute Party
3:15-cv-05042-JCS - Renowitzky et al v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A et al
Motion to Dismiss
3:16-cv-01694-JCS - Ali Rankankan v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Motion for Preliminary Injunction
Motion to Dismiss
02:00PM
3:15-cv-02286-JCS - Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC v. 700 Valencia Street LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03395-JCS - Second Measure, Inc. v. Steven Kim
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-03672-JCS - Operating Engineers' Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California et al v. Innovative Construction Solutions-Norcal
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04931-JCS - 700 Valencia Street LLC v. Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana, LLC et al
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
3:15-cv-05223-JCS - Hurt et al v. Adams et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05641-JCS - Alvernaz et al v. A1 Solar Power, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00321-JCS - Colton v. All American Rentals
Further Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jun 6 2016
08:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Tuesday, Jun 7 2016
08:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jun 8 2016
08:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jun 9 2016
08:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Jury Trial
Friday, Jun 10 2016
09:30AM
3:14-cv-03140-JCS - Castillo v. Colvin
Motion for Attorney Fees
3:14-cv-03743-JCS - Heavenly Hana LLC et al v. Hotel Union & Hotel Industry of Hawaii Pension Plan et al
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief PSP
Motion Hearing
3:15-cv-05042-JCS - Renowitzky et al v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A et al
Motion to Withdraw as Attorney
3:16-cv-00749-JCS - Lewis v. Southwest Airlines Co.
Motion to Change Venue
3:16-cv-01165-JCS - Desert Survivors, et al v. US Department of the Interior, et al
Motion to Transfer Case
3:16-cv-01694-JCS - Ali Rankankan v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Motion to Remand
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00643-EMC - USA v. Tiana Reddic
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:14-cv-04706-JCS - Pimental v. City of Hayward
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-00888-JCS - Stubbs v. Covenant Security Services, LTD. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-02565-JCS - Potratz v. Papetti et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-04391-JCS - Royal Primo Corporation et al v. Whitewater West Industries, Ltd
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05075-JCS - Torres v. City Of Oakland et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00827-JCS - Scottsdale Insurance Company v. Patel et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00833-JCS - Klahn v. Dublin Police Department et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01165-JCS - Desert Survivors, et al v. US Department of the Interior, et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-01172-JCS - Stein v. City of Piedmont, et al
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Case Management 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 MONTH  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, 2016 through December 9, 2016. 

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:

NO CELL PHONES OR SPEAKER PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  ALL TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES MUST BE ON A LAND LINE! 
WE DO NOT USE COURT CALL FOR TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES.

Counsel must e-file a letter one (1) week prior to the hearing date with a direct land line contact phone number.  If two (2) or more parties in one (1) case are requesting a telephonic appearance, the Court will require that a conference call number be arranged and the information circulated to all parties and the Court two (2) days prior to the scheduled hearing. 

On the day of the hearing counsel must be on phone standby beginning at the appointed time and await the Court's phone call.  The Court will initiate the phone contact.  Telephonic appearance cases are called last. 

 
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:

May 23, 2016 through May 26, 2016

July 18, 2016 through July 22, 2016

September 9, 2016

September 14, 2016 through September 16, 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:

Memorial Day - May 30, 2016

Independence Day - July 4, 2016

Labor Day - September 5, 2016

Columbus Day - October 12, 2016

Veterans Day - November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2016

Christmas Day - December 26, 2016

New Year's Day - January 2, 2017