Calendar for: Judge Edward J. Davila
Courtroom 4, 5th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Adriana Kratzmann


Last Updated: Apr 21 2021 6:35PM
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Thursday, Apr 22 2021
09:00AM
5:14-cv-00750-EJD - Richter et al v. CC-Palo Alto, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (Via Zoom Webinar Remotely)
09:45AM
5:21-cv-02338-EJD - 3M Company v. Ugly Juice, LLC dba Good Use et al
Status Conference RE Motion for TRO (Via Zoom Webinar Remotely)
Friday, Apr 23 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Monday, Apr 26 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
01:30PM
5:20-cr-00028-EJD-1 - USA v. Armando Trujillo(NC)
AUSA: Michael Pitman / DEF: Dejan Gantar/P.O. Raquel Butler
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00031-EJD-2 - USA v. Valentine Armas(NC)(Spanish Interpreter)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Michael Hinckley
Change of Plea Hearing
5:21-cr-00081-EJD-1 - USA v. Jorge Lozano Guzman(NC)(Spanish Interpreter)
AUSA: Jason Kleinwaks/ DEF: Jack Gordon
Status Conference
Tuesday, Apr 27 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Wednesday, Apr 28 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Thursday, Apr 29 2021
- Judge Unavailable
Friday, Apr 30 2021
- Judge Unavailable
Monday, May 3 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
01:30PM
5:18-cr-00471-EJD-3 - USA v. Jose Uriel Hernandez (NC)
AUSA: Nikhil Bhagat / DEF: Steve Teich
Change of Plea Hearing
5:18-cr-00471-EJD-5 - USA v. Aureliano Rivera-Vallejo (NC)(Spanish Interpreter)
AUSA: Nikhil Bhagat / DEF: Peter Leeming
Change of Plea Hearing
5:19-cr-00075-EJD-1 - USA v. Collin Riley Howard (NC)
AUSA: Sarah Griswold / DEF: Severa Keith
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00373-EJD-1 - USA v. Matthew Sanchez (NC)
AUSA: Christina Liu / DEF: Tamara Crepet
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00373-EJD-2 - USA v. Francisco Javier Schraidt Rodriguez (C)(Spanish Interpreter)
AUSA: Christina Liu / DEF: David Arredondo
Status Conference
Tuesday, May 4 2021
09:30AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-1 - USA v. Elizabeth A. Holmes(NC)
AUSA: Jeffrey Schenk / DEF: Kevin Downey
Motion In-Limine Hearing
Wednesday, May 5 2021
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-1 - USA v. Elizabeth A. Holmes(NC)
AUSA: Jeffrey Schenk / DEF: Kevin Downey
Motion In-Limine Hearing
Thursday, May 6 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-1 - USA v. Elizabeth A. Holmes(NC)
AUSA: Jeffrey Schenk / DEF: Kevin Downey
Motion In-Limine Hearing
5:19-cv-03034-EJD - Arebalo v. Apple, Inc.
Reservation via email 2/1/2021 Scott Jang
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:20-cv-07273-EJD - Cooperative Entertainment, Inc. v. Kollective Technology, Inc.
Reservation via email 2/8/2021
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-00512-EJD - Bambu Franchising, LLC v. Nguyen et al
Motion for Preliminary Injunction
10:00AM
5:17-cv-07320-EJD - Jensen v. Dearborn National Life Insurance
Status Conference
5:18-cv-06766-EJD - Johnson v. Yisrael 26, LLC et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:18-cv-07529-EJD - Johnson v. SJ Cityview LLC et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:19-cv-07446-EJD - Vest III v. Symmetric Labs, Inc. et al
Status Conference
5:20-cv-00753-EJD - Oberoi v. AirWire Technologies et al
Status Conference
5:20-cv-07901-EJD - Streets v. SPACE SYSTEMS/LORAL, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-09265-EJD - Endurance Assurance Corporation v. The West Valley Flying Club et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-00553-EJD - Nelson et al v. Apple Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:19-cv-03034-EJD - Arebalo v. Apple, Inc.
Trial Setting Conference
5:20-cv-01266-EJD - Saxena v. Mittal et al
Trial Setting Conference
Friday, May 7 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Monday, May 10 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
09:00AM
5:21-cr-00083-EJD-1 - USA v. Mark Cuellar (C)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Varell Fuller
Status Conference
01:30PM
5:15-cr-00013-EJD-3 - USA v. Trent Williams(NC)
AUSA: Michelle Kane / DEF: Varell Fuller
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:16-cr-00019-EJD-1 - USA v. Serjoe Mercado(C)
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Graham Archer
Change of Plea Hearing
5:18-cr-00054-EJD-1 - USA v. Jonas Escobar-Alfaro(NC)(Spanish Interpreter)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Tamara Crepet
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00490-EJD - USA v. Venkat Aachi
Motion Hearing
5:18-cr-00490-EJD-1 - USA v. Venkat Aachi (Deceased)
AUSA: Shailika Kotiya / DEF: Guyton Jinkerson
Motion to Abate and Vacate Sentence for Hearing
5:21-cr-00078-EJD-1 - USA v. Jason Magallon(NC)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Graham Archer
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00099-EJD-1 - USA v. Charles Silva(C)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Angela Hansen
Change of Plea Hearing
Tuesday, May 11 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Wednesday, May 12 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Thursday, May 13 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
09:00AM
5:19-cv-01389-EJD - Lenovo (United States) Inc. et al v. IPCom GmbH & Co., KG
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-03585-EJD - Sepehry-Fard v. Lee et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-05835-EJD - OWC Santa Cruz Mfg LLC v. Lochhead et al
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
5:20-cv-06846-EJD - Elite Semiconductor, Inc. v. Anchor Semiconductor, Inc. et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
5:20-cv-07724-EJD - Piterman v. Gold Coast Exotic Imports LLC et al
Reservation via email
Reservation via email 2/3/2021 Jake Christensen
Motion to Compel
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:19-cv-01536-EJD - Tashjian v. Invictus Residential Pooler - 2A et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-02819-EJD - Synopsys, Inc. v. Real Intent, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-06976-EJD - Johnson v. Chau et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-08165-EJD - Martinez v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-08241-EJD - Gateway City Church et al v. Newsom et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-09339-EJD - Ulugbekov v. Amazon.Com Services, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-09427-EJD - California Spine And Neurosurgery Institute v. Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-md-02985-EJD - In Re: Apple Inc. App Store Simulated Casino-Style Games Litigation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:19-cv-01536-EJD - Tashjian v. Invictus Residential Pooler - 2A et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Pretrial Conference
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
02:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, May 14 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Monday, May 17 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
5:16-cr-00435-EJD-1 - USA v. Jinnie Chao (NC)
AUSA:Maia Perez/Andrew Liao/DEF:Ethan Balogh
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00312-EJD-1 - USA v. Xiaolang Zhang(NC)(Mandarin Interpreter)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Daniel Olmos
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00455-EJD-1 - USA v. Mohammed Waheed Faizi(NC)
AUSA:Jeff Nedrow/DEF:Varell Fuller
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00530-EJD-1 - USA v. Mario Villegas Robles(C)
AUSA: Sarah Griswold / DEF: Varell Fuller/P.O. Kyle Pollak
Plea and Sentence
5:19-cr-00056-EJD-1 - USA v. Jizhong Chen(NC) (Mandarin Interpreter)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Thomas Nolan
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00379-EJD-1 - USA v. Bryan McKnight (NC)
AUSA: Scott Simeon / DEF: Varell Fuller
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00340-EJD-1 - USA v. Ion Velcu (C)(Romanian Interpreter)
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Daniel Barton
Change of Plea Hearing
5:20-cr-00349-EJD-1 - USA v. Alejandro Dorado(NC)
AUSA: Daniel Pastor / DEF: Bruce Funk/P.O. Raquel Butler
Sentencing
Tuesday, May 18 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Wednesday, May 19 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Thursday, May 20 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
09:00AM
5:16-cv-01928-EJD - Davidson v. Hewlett-Packard Company et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:18-cv-00121-EJD - Ogbechie v. Covarrubias
Motion for Review of Taxation of Costs
5:19-cv-05896-EJD - Albers v. Yarbrough World Solutions, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Disqualify Counsel
5:20-cv-00210-EJD - Lee et al v. Amguard Insurance Company et al
Reservation 2/25/2021 Kevin Elliott
Motion for Leave to File
5:20-cv-05290-EJD - Harrington III v. Pinterest, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-05704-EJD - Bailey et al v. LinkedIn Corporation et al
Motion to Dismiss PSP
Motion to Stay
10:00AM
5:16-cv-04775-EJD - Forsyth et al v. HP Inc. et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:18-cv-02527-EJD - Corporacion Nacional de Consumidores Y Usuarios de Chile v. Apple Inc
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-02087-EJD - Magana-Munoz et al v. West Coast Berry Farms, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-02846-EJD - Moscozo v. Meridian Senior Living, LLC
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-04694-EJD - Vanderbilt v. San Mateo Credit Union et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-04700-EJD - Best Carpet Values, Inc. et al v. Google LLC
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-07495-EJD - Turner v. Apple, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-08543-EJD - Johnson v. Silicon Valley Executive Investors, Inc et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-09440-EJD - Sandhu v. Xilinx, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01129-EJD - Carl Zeiss X-Ray Microscopy, Inc. v. Sigray, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01187-EJD - George v. United States
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:19-cv-02794-EJD - In the Matter of the Complaint Ocean Angel V, LLC
Pretrial Conference
5:20-cv-03843-EJD - Kramer v. United States of America et al
Pretrial Conference
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
02:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, May 21 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Monday, May 24 2021
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
01:30PM
5:15-cr-00548-EJD-1 - USA v. Jesse Padilla (NC)
AUSA: Chinhayi Cadet / DEF: David Rizk
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:16-cr-00126-EJD-3 - USA v. Teresa Solis (NC)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Varell Fuller
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:17-cr-00124-EJD-1 - USA v. Jose Tomas-Silva(NC)
AUSA:Maia Perez/DEF:Severa Keith/P.O. Kyle Pollak
Sentencing
5:18-cr-00515-EJD-1 - USA v. Kishore Kumar Kavuru (NC)(Telugu Interpreter)
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: William Osterhoudt
Change of Plea Hearing
5:18-cr-00528-EJD-1 - USA v. Shane Daniel Repass (NC)
AUSA: Randall Leonard / DEF: Severa Keith
Status Conference Re Sentencing
5:19-cr-00192-EJD-1 - USA v. Dominic Thompson(C)
AUSA: Chinhayi Cadet / DEF: Dejan Gantar
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:19-cr-00473-EJD-1 - USA v. Noe Perez (NC)
AUSA: Chinhayi Cadet / DEF: Tamara Crepet
Revocation Superv Rls Hearing
5:20-cr-00425-EJD-1 - USA v. Mark Schena (NC)
AUSA: Jacob Foster / DEF: Todd Pickles
Status Conference
Tuesday, May 25 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Wednesday, May 26 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Thursday, May 27 2021
09:00AM
5:18-cv-03712-EJD - IN RE RESTORATION ROBOTICS, INC. SECURITIES LITIGATION
Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement Hearing
5:20-cv-03229-EJD - Progressive Select Insurance Company v. McKinley
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:21-cv-00507-EJD - Brooke v. Cooper House LLC
Motion for More Definite Statement
5:21-cv-00512-EJD - Bambu Franchising, LLC v. Nguyen et al
Reservation via email
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-00795-EJD - Montalvo Associates, LLC v. AMTAX Holdings 123, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss or Transfer
5:21-cv-00797-EJD - MONTALVO ASSOCIATES, LLC v. AMTAX Holdings 279, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:12-md-02314-EJD - In Re FACEBOOK INTERNET TRACKING LITIGATION
Status Conference
5:17-cv-01840-EJD - Ryss v. The Cannery Apartments, LLC et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:18-cv-07372-EJD - Moniz v. Service King Paint & Body, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-01611-EJD - Center For Biological Diversity v. Bureau of Land Management
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-06607-EJD - Chung et al v United States of America
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:19-cv-07322-EJD - Geary v. Parexel International Corporation et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-07424-EJD - Rogocz v. Microsoft Corporation
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-01619-EJD - Matthews v. County of Santa Cruz et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-02183-EJD - Ilaw v. CVS Retail
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-03196-EJD - Saroya v. University of the Pacific
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-03585-EJD - Sepehry-Fard v. Lee et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-06128-EJD - Apple Inc. et al v. Iancu
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01155-EJD - Brown v. Accellion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01202-EJD - Puri v. Costco Wholesale Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01203-EJD - Zebelman v. Accellion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01272-EJD - Rodriguez v. Accellion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01353-EJD - Stobbe v. Accellion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01430-EJD - Price v. Accellion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01645-EJD - Bolton v. Accellion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01708-EJD - Whittaker v. Accellion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-01887-EJD - Cochran et al v. Accellion, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:20-cv-01949-EJD - Sandoval v. ADP, LLC
Trial Setting Conference
5:20-cv-03229-EJD - Progressive Select Insurance Company v. McKinley
Pretrial Conference
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
02:30PM
5:18-cv-05214-EJD - DISH Technologies L.L.C. et al v. Jadoo TV, Inc.
Tutorial
Friday, May 28 2021
- Judge Unavailable
Monday, May 31 2021
- *** COURT HOLIDAY ***
Tuesday, Jun 1 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
Wednesday, Jun 2 2021
- No Calendar Matters Currently Set
 
 
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***Please contact Judge Davila's Courtroom Deputy, Adriana M. Kratzmann at 408.535.5356__ or ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov for further assistance. Ex Parte communication with chambers is not permitted. ***

updated: 2/3/2021
  

SCHEDULING NOTES FOR JUDGE EDWARD J. DAVILA

***IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING CASES BEFORE JUDGE DAVILA***

Commencing June 1, 2020,

Civil Law and Motion: Thursdays all civil hearings and conferences will either be continued, submitted, or conducted by video or telephone conference. Parties may continue to file and notice motions for hearing after obtaining a reservation hearing date from the Courtroom Deputy. However, no oral argument or personal appearance will be held on civil matters unless the court determines that a hearing is necessary. If the court determines that a hearing is necessary, the hearing will be conducted via AT&T telephone conference or Zoom webinar. Parties will be notified by Clerk’s Notice. As a reminder, no recording of Zoom Webinars by participants or attendees is permitted.

Criminal Law and Motion:  Will be Monday and possibly Friday at staggered times commencing at 1:30 p.m., for in-court appearances for both in-custody and out-of custody defendants for Change of Plea, Sentencing, Admission/Disposition of Form 12s, and Evidentiary Hearings will be held via hybrid Zoom webinar.  Status Conference appearances will be held via AT&T telephone conference or Zoom webinar with waiver (if needed) of defendant's personal appearance.

***Counsel and Parties should have the appropriate court attire when appearing on  Zoom video proceedings.***

Also, please refer to General Orders 72-5 and 74.

For case information, date and time, please refer to the case docket at:
https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/cases-e-filing/cm-ecf/

Filing deadlines in all cases remain in place, but parties are free to seek extensions if circumstances require. The parties should make all efforts to submit continuance requests in accordance with Local Rules 7-12 and 7-13, but if circumstances created by the pandemic prevent them from doing so they may submit the request by email.

***For information regarding accessing Judge Davila’s hearings that are set as Zoom Webinars, please follow this link: https://apps.cand.uscourts.gov/telhrg/ 

If you experience problems while trying to connect to the Zoom hearing, please see these instructions: https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/zoom/. Counsel are advised that court staff will not be available to assist with Zoom troubleshooting at the time of the hearing. Counsel are encouraged to test their Zoom connectivity prior to the hearing.

 Zoom access information for hearings:

https://cand-uscourts.zoomgov.com/j/1604896302?pwd=b0ZTckVxODFCMm1rcjRvSGFMMjVRUT09
Webinar ID: 160 489 6302
Password: 544953

Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 254 5252__ or +1 646 828 7666__
Webinar ID: 160 489 6302
Password: 544953
International numbers available:
https://cand-uscourts.zoomgov.com/u/ac44AOYIk1

Or an H.323/SIP room system:
H.323: 161.199.138.10 (US West) or 161.199.136.10 (US East)
Meeting ID: 160 489 6302
Password: 544953

SIP:
1604896302@sip.zoomgov.com
Password: 544953

For important information and guidance on technical preparation, please see https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/zoom/.

All civil and criminal matters that will be held telephonically will be held via AT&T Teleconference.  All parties, members of the press or public should dial-in ten minutes prior to the hearing.  1 (888) 273-3658_; Access Code: 1096091.

Courtroom 4, 5th Floor
280 South First Street
Courtroom 4, 5th Floor, San Jose 
         

Additional information can be found under Judge Davila's Scheduling Orders: http://cand.uscourts.gov/ejdorders

Judge Davila's Law and Motion are scheduled on available calendar dates as follows:

I. CIVIL MOTIONS

Civil Motions are scheduled on THURSDAYS at 9:00 AM by RESERVATION ONLY.

To reserve a hearing date please contact Judge Davila’s Courtroom Deputy, Adriana M. Kratzmann at (408) 535-5356__ or email,
ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov  Once your matter is reserved for hearing your motion should be noticed in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Civil Rules. Should any respective party fail to file the anticipated motion within time provided by the Local Rules, the reserved calendar date will be vacated without further notice to the parties.

PLEASE NOTE: Please also refer to Judge Davila's updated
Standing Order re Civil Cases. Judge Davila does not issue tentative rulings on upcoming matters. Any matters that are taken under submission by the Court are submitted until further Order of the Court (L.R. 7-1(b)).

Certificate of Unavailability (L.R. 1-5(p)) for 2021
Judge Davila is unavailable the following dates:
January 28 and 29
April 29 and 30
May 28
June 21 through 25
August 17 and 18
October 14
November 26
December 17 through January 3, 2021

All counsel is hereby given notice that such absence constitutes a Certificate of Unavailability, pursuant to Civil Local Rule 1-5(p). 
 
If urgency requires, counsel in any case assigned or referred to the Honorable Edward J, Davila may request a hearing before the General Duty Judge pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-1(c).

Please check back for updates as unavailability dates are updated frequently.    

Court Holidays 2021:   

Friday, January 1 New Year’s Day 
Monday, January 18 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 15 Presidents' Day
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day

Monday, July 5 Independence Day (observed)
Monday, September 6 Labor Day
Monday, October 11 Columbus Day
Thursday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 25 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 24 Christmas Day (observed) 

II. CASE MANAGEMENT AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCES

Civil Case Management Conferences and Pretrial Conferences are scheduled for THURSDAYS at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM respectively.

III. CRIMINAL MATTERS

Criminal matters are set on Mondays at 1:30 PM.

PLEASE NOTE:
1. Draft (unsigned) versions of the proposed plea agreement should be submitted to the CRD not less than 48 hours from the scheduled hearing.

2. Judge Davila does not use the Court's "Guilty Plea Application and Order" form for individuals wishing to plea open (e.g. without a plea agreement). The court will hold voir dire of the defendant re: change of plea in the normal course.

3. Stipulation/Proposed Orders to continue hearing deadline is Wednesday PRIOR to the Monday hearing OR not less than 48 hours from the scheduled hearing.

IV. TRIAL SCHEDULING

Jury Selection: Tuesdays at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jury Trial: 
Tuesdays at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesdays at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Fridays at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
PLEASE NOTE: The Court may also set additional trial settings on Mondays mornings (9:00 AM - 12:00PM) and Thursday afternoons (1:30 PM - 5:00 PM) at its discretion.

OTHER SCHEDULING ITEMS AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

V. TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES
The Court encourages in person appearances for Law and Motion and Case Management/Pretrial Conferences. However, the Court will consider requests to appear telephonically on a case by case basis. Parties wishing to appear by telephone are directed to file and serve an Administrative Request and Proposed Order at least one week prior to the scheduled hearing date.

Please be advised the Court will not grant, absent extraordinary circumstances, a request to appear telephonically for parties or counsel who reside or have an office located within the boundaries of the Northern District of California (counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma). In addition, the Court will not grant a request by the moving party on a motion.

After consideration of the request by the Court, an order will be issued approving or denying the request. If the request is granted, the parties are directed to contact Court Call Phone Conferencing at (866) 582-6878__ in advance of the hearing to schedule a telephonic appearance. Please tell Court Call you have been approved for a telephonic appearance by the Court. The parties are to adhere to Court Call’s procedures. If your matter is vacated for hearing after you have been approved for a telephonic appearance, please notify CourtCall that your matter has been taking off calendar and you do not need a telephonic appearance. COUNSEL SHALL UTILIZE A LAND LINE TELEPHONE.

VI. PENDING STIPULATIONS/ADMINISTRATIVE MOTIONS RE CONTINUANCE/MISCELLANEOUS REQUESTS; LETTERS/LETTER BRIEFS

Once a Stipulation and Proposed Order OR Administrative/Ex Parte Motion has been filed with the Court, it is submitted until further order of the Court. All Court Orders are sent by electronic notice to the e-mail addresses on record. Pro-se parties will receive notice by postal mail to the address on record.

The Court does not respond to letters or letter briefs seeking legal relief from the Court, unless leave to make such a request has been specifically granted. All requests requiring the Court to take action shall be made by either a Stipulation and Proposed Order or by appropriate motion made pursuant to the Local Rules.

VII. CHAMBERS COPIES

Pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7), the parties are REQUIRED to lodge copies for chambers no later than noon on the business day following the day. These printed copies shall be marked "Chambers Copy" and shall be clearly marked with the judge's name, case number, and "Chambers Copy-Do Not File." The printed copies shall be mailed or delivered to the Clerk's Office. Parties shall not file a paper copy of any document with the Clerk's Office that has already been filed electronically.

***Please contact Judge Davila's Courtroom Deputy, Adriana M. Kratzmann at 408.535.5356__ or by email at ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov for further assistance. Ex Parte communication with chambers is not permitted. ***

updated: 2/3/2021