Calendar for: Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton
Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Kelly Collins

Last Updated: May 28 2023 1:12AM
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Thursday, Jun 1 2023
4:21-cv-01705-PJH - NAACP of San Jose/ Silicon Valley et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
Thursday, Jun 15 2023
4:15-cr-00290-PJH - USA v. Francisco Carrasco
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
4:15-cv-02723-PJH - John Muldoon v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
4:19-cv-02729-PJH - Sacrament Collective Pentecostal Church, Inc v. County of Santa Cruz et al
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Initial Case Mgmt Conference
4:21-cv-08722-PJH - Goins et al v. United Parcel Service Inc
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Further Case Mgmt Conference
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Thursday, Jun 29 2023
4:08-cr-00910-PJH - USA v. Oscar Daniels
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
4:14-cr-00558-PJH - USA v. Oscar Daniels
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
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Commencing January 1, 2021 until further notice:

Civil Law and Motion: the 1st, 2nd, or 4th Thursday at 1:30 p.m. via Zoom webinar. No tentative rulings are issue, and no hearing date needs to be reserved. However, hearing dates may be vacated by the Court.  No motion hearings to be set on June 23, 2022, July 14, 2022, August 25, 2022, or October 27, 2022.

For Civil Law and Motion matters set for Zoom proceedings, the Court will consider a joint request of the parties for an in person appearance.

Civil Case Management Conferences: Thursday at 2:00 p.m., once per month via Zoom webinar. (See list below for available dates).

Civil Pretrial Conferences: Thursday at 2:00 p.m., via Zoom webinar.

Civil Trials: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Criminal Law and Motion:

For an criminal appearance set for a Zoom proceeding, the Court will reschedule an in-person appearance at the defendant's request.

the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. via Zoom webinar for in-custody defendants, with waiver of defendant’s in-courtroom appearance.

any Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. for appearances via Zoom webinar for out-of-custody defendants, with waiver of defendant’s in-courtroom appearance.

Criminal Pretrial Conferences: Thursday at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom webinar

Criminal Trials: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


 Case Management Conference dates for 2022

November 17

December 15

Case Management Conference dates for 2023

January 19

February 16

March 16

April 20

May 18

June 15 

July 20

August 17

September 21

October 19

November 16

December 14


This is to certify that The Honorable PHYLLIS J. HAMILTON will not be available: 

December 1, 2022 - December 2, 2022

May 9, 2023 - May 10, 2023

July 17, 2023 - July 21, 2023

July 31, 2023 - August 3, 2023

September 18, 2023 - October 6, 2023 

December 12, 2023 - December 13, 2023

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

A chambers copy of documents electronically filed should no longer be submitted, unless requested by Judge Hamilton in a particular case.