Calendar for: Judge Edward J. Davila
Courtroom 4, 5th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Cheré Robinson


Last Updated: Oct 4 2022 3:04PM
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Wednesday, Oct 5 2022
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Thursday, Oct 6 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:14-cv-00750-EJD - Richter et al v. CC-Palo Alto, Inc. et al
Final Fairness Hearing (In-Court Proceeding)
Motion for Attorney Fees (In-Court Proceeding)
5:20-cv-02162-EJD - Floyd et al v. First Data Merchant Services LLC et al
Motion for Attorney Fees (In-Court Proceeding)
Motion for Final Approval of Class Settlement (In-Court Proceeding)
5:21-cv-08764-EJD - Clear Blue Specialty Insurance Company v. OZY MEDIA, INC. et al
Motion for Preliminary Injunction (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-02244-EJD - Google LLC v. Ntse
PLTF: Tiana Demas, Kira Hessekiel / DEFT:
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court (via Zoom Webinar remotely)
10:00AM
5:20-cv-08527-EJD - Red Bridge Law, P.C. v. Legal Experts Inc., et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:21-cv-00092-EJD - Nguyen v. City Of San Jose et al
PLTF: Philip Kearney, Mark Perelman, Matt Davis / DEFT: Lyn Agre, Edward Shapiro / Matthew Pritchard
Status Conference (via Zoom Webinar Remotely)
5:21-cv-04874-EJD - Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc. et al v. Genentech, Inc.
PLTF: Alexis Coll
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (via Zoom webinar remotely)
5:21-cv-08764-EJD - Clear Blue Specialty Insurance Company v. OZY MEDIA, INC. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-03723-EJD - Leding v. Rokstad Power, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (via Zoom Webinar Remotely)
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
5:18-cr-00528-EJD-1 - USA v. Shane Daniel Repass
AUSA: Elisabeth Wistar Wilson / DEF: Severa Keith / PROB: Kyle Pollak
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00031-EJD-2 - USA v. Valentine Armas (NC) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Mike Hinckley
Change of Plea Hearing (In-Court Proceeding)
3:20-cr-00431-VC-2 - USA v. Ashley Overton (NC)
AUSA: Michael Pitman (for Barbara Valliere) / DEF: Victor Vertner / PROB: Carolyn Truong
Status Conference re CAP (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cr-00187-EJD-1 - USA v. Danielduy Nguyen (NC)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Daniel Perlman
Status Conference
Monday, Oct 10 2022
- *** COURT HOLIDAY ***
Tuesday, Oct 11 2022
02:00PM
5:19-cr-00663-EJD-1 - USA v. Sandeep Garcha
AUSA: Jeffrey Nedrow / DEF: Tamara Crepet / PROB: Cindy Suntay
Sentencing
5:21-cr-00039-EJD - USA v. Jose Rodriguez
Sentencing
Thursday, Oct 13 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:16-cv-03370-EJD - Hamm v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Motion for Reconsideration
5:18-cv-07372-EJD - Moniz v. Service King Paint & Body, LLC
Motion to Certify Class
Motion to Exclude Portions of Expert Report
5:19-cv-03622-EJD - Zwerling v. Ford Motor Company et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-02316-EJD - Granato et al v. Apple Inc.
Motion to Remand
10:00AM
5:20-cv-00824-EJD - San Francisco Baykeeper v. Sunnyvale et al
Status Conference
5:22-cv-00983-EJD - Chacon v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:21-cv-00136-EJD - Shirazi v. Oweis et al
Trial Setting Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
01:30PM
5:20-cr-00031-EJD-2 - USA v. Valentine Armas (NC) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Mike Hinckley
Change of Plea Hearing (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cr-00305-EJD - USA v. Marco Manriquez
Status Conference
Monday, Oct 17 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD - USA v. Elizabeth Holmes
Evidentiary Hearing
01:30PM
5:20-cr-00425-EJD - USA v. Mark Schena
Motion for Acquittal
Thursday, Oct 20 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:04-cv-03946-EJD - Padgett et al v. City of Monte Sereno et al
Motion to Vacate
5:20-cv-02819-EJD - Synopsys v. Real Intent
*** HD RESERVED - Motion for Leave to Amend Complaint
5:21-cv-01482-EJD - Massey v. Star Nursing, Inc. et al
Reservation secured 4/11
Motion for Settlement
5:21-cv-01811-EJD - Zavislak v. Netflix, Inc.
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion in Limine
5:21-cv-09775-EJD - Keep Truckin, Inc. v. Fleet Connect Solutions LLC
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:15-cv-01844-EJD - Vincent Pastore, et al-v-County of Santa Cruz, et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:17-cv-03357-EJD - Regional Medical Center of San Jose v. WH Administrators, Inc et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-01619-EJD - Matthews v. County of Santa Cruz et al
Status Conference
5:20-cv-03774-EJD - Dolce International/San Jose, LLC v. City of San Jose,California
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-06538-EJD - Sanchez v. Green Messengers, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-09775-EJD - Keep Truckin, Inc. v. Fleet Connect Solutions LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-09985-EJD - A and A Produce, Inc. v. Felipes Market, Inc., et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:21-cv-09986-EJD - A and A Produce, Inc., a California corporation v. Foothill Produce, Inc., a California corporation et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
5:21-cv-09987-EJD - A and A Produce, Inc. v. Cupertino Market, Inc., et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
11:00AM
5:18-cv-06264-EJD - Johnson v. County of Santa Clara et al
Pretrial Conference
5:19-cv-04705-EJD - Love v. Walia et al
Trial Setting Conference (In-Court proceeding)
5:20-cv-02819-EJD - Synopsys, Inc. v. Real Intent, Inc.
Trial Setting Conference
5:21-cv-01482-EJD - Massey v. Star Nursing, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, Oct 21 2022
11:00AM
5:18-cv-00121-EJD - Ogbechie v. Covarrubias
Trial Setting Conference
5:22-cv-04325-EJD - Federal Trade Commission v. Meta Platforms Inc., et al
Motion to Strike
Monday, Oct 24 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET

- *** NO FURTHER SENTENCINGS

01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
5:13-cr-00486-EJD-1 - USA v. Cuong Cao Dang
AUSA: Amie Rooney / DEF: Frank Ubhaus
Motion for Modification of Sentencing
5:11-cr-00355-EJD - USA v. Juan Sandoval
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00115-EJD-1 - USA v. Cuong Cao Dang
AUSA: Amie Rooney / DEF: Frank Ubhaus
Modification of Sentencing
5:19-cr-00379-EJD - USA v. Bryan McKnight
Change of Plea Hearing
5:19-cr-00644-EJD-1 - USA v. Genaro Pedraza (NC) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Peter Leeming
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00439-EJD-1 - USA v. Madan Mohan
Status Conference re Sentencing
5:21-cr-00213-EJD-1 - USA v. Marc Jablonski
AUSA: Justin Weitz / DEF: Barry Mitchell
Status Conference re Sentencing
5:21-cr-00214-EJD-1 - USA v. Paul Haje
AUSA: Jacob Foster / DEF: Darryl Goldberg
Status Conference re Sentencing
5:21-cr-00225-EJD - USA v. Gregory Woodruff
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00013-EJD - USA v. Mounir Gad
Pretrial Conference
5:22-cr-00070-EJD - USA v. Joshua Datus
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00146-EJD - USA v. Mark Dehart
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00161-EJD - USA v. Jason Nielsen
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00250-EJD - USA v. Denis Shevchenko
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00305-EJD - USA v. Marcial Parral
Status Conference
Thursday, Oct 27 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:12-md-02314-EJD - In Re FACEBOOK INTERNET TRACKING LITIGATION
Final Approval of Class Settlement Hearing
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion for Attorney Fees PSP
Motion for Settlement
5:12-md-02314-EJD - In Re FACEBOOK INTERNET TRACKING LITIGATION
Final Approval of Class Settlement Hearing
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion for Attorney Fees PSP
Motion for Settlement
5:14-cv-05659-EJD - Orshan et al v. Apple Inc.
Motion to Certify Class
Motion to Strike
5:19-cv-07322-EJD - Geary v. Parexel International Corporation et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:20-cv-01733-EJD - Aldrich et al v. National Collegiate Athletic Association et al
Motion Hearing
5:21-cv-00667-EJD - Whitaker v. Brighton Collectibles, LLC
Motion Hearing
5:21-cv-05929-EJD - Johnson v. Layers, LLC
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
5:21-cv-08050-EJD - ChargePoint, Inc. v. Claborne et al
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
5:21-cv-09285-EJD - United States Securities and Exchange Commission v. Dobkin et al
Motion to Stay
5:22-cv-01427-EJD - Resh, Inc v. Skimlite Manufacturing Inc et al
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:14-cv-05659-EJD - Orshan et al v. Apple Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-04659-EJD - Challenge Printing Company, Inc. v. Electronics For Imaging Inc.
Status Conference
5:21-cv-05697-EJD - Street v. Kijakazi
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:22-cv-00179-EJD - MLW Media LLC v. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-00630-EJD - Harris v. Wormuth
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01427-EJD - Resh, Inc v. Skimlite Manufacturing Inc et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02278-EJD - Myeress v. Gametime United, Inc.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:22-cv-04193-EJD - Spalinger v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-04244-EJD - Fanta v. Apple Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-04264-EJD - Guevara v. Walmart Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Oct 31 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
01:30PM
5:11-cr-00592-EJD-1 - USA v. Raymond Falcon Gallegos (C)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Alfredo Morales
Motion to Appoint Expert (In-Court Proceeding)
5:16-cr-00480-EJD-1 - USA v. Ruben T. Avila Barraza (NC) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Robert Carlin
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:18-cr-00576-EJD - USA v. Harry Corl
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00181-EJD-1 - USA v. Hector Jesus Davila-Chavez (C) (I-Spanish)
Status Conf or Change of Plea Hearing
5:20-cr-00167-EJD-1 - USA v. Ivan Linghon Delacruz
AUSA: Christoffer Lee / DEF: Severa Keith / PROB: Juan Flores
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:20-cr-00459-EJD - USA v. Miguel Martinez
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00459-EJD - USA v. Alberto Navarro
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00417-EJD-1 - USA v. Kishore Kethineni
AUSA: Annie Hsieh / DEF: Kresta Daly, Betty Williams
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00169-EJD - USA v. Librado Nieblas-Castro
Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00339-EJD - USA v. Marcus Pardo
Status Conference
Thursday, Nov 3 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:18-cv-02813-EJD - In Re: MacBook Keyboard Litigation
Motion for Settlement
5:20-cv-03639-EJD - Hightower v. Celestron Acquisition, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss (In-Court Proceeding)
5:20-cv-05126-EJD - Cantera v. Saul
Motion for Attorney Fees
5:21-cv-04322-EJD - Crittenden v. Apple, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-02499-EJD - Arcell et al v. Google LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Stay
5:22-cv-02698-EJD - Mauricio et al v. Suncrest Health Services, LLC
Motion Hearing
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Remand
10:00AM
5:13-cv-05957-EJD - De Fontbrune v. Wofsy et al
Status Conference
5:21-cv-04322-EJD - Crittenden v. Apple, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02698-EJD - Mauricio et al v. Suncrest Health Services, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-03960-EJD - Unlu et al v. Lee et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-04417-EJD - Bracalente et al v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-04427-EJD - Rakofsky v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-04438-EJD - Stark et al v. CVS Health Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, Nov 4 2022
09:00AM
5:22-cv-00479-EJD - Johnson v. Bui
Evidentiary Hearing
Monday, Nov 7 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
01:30PM
5:16-cr-00193-EJD - USA v. Antonio Lobato-Lopez
Sentencing
5:17-cr-00098-EJD - USA v. Jose Ramirez-Avelar
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00068-EJD - USA v. Erick Escalante-Torres
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00068-EJD - USA v. Jose Ramirez-Avelar
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00099-EJD-1 - USA v. Kishore Dattapuram
AUSA: Christoffer Lee, John Bostic / DEF: Audrey Barron, Edward Swanson
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00099-EJD - USA v. Kumar Aswapathi
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00099-EJD - USA v. Santosh Giri
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00302-LHK - USA v. Jose Patino
Revocation Superv Rls Hearing
5:20-cr-00373-EJD - USA v. Matthew Sanchez
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00053-EJD - USA v. Julio Vasquez-Ramirez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00053-EJD - USA v. Luis Rodriguez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00176-EJD - USA v. Irvin Magana-Godinez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00053-EJD - USA v. Raymond Caballero-Araujo
Status Conference
Wednesday, Nov 9 2022
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Thursday, Nov 10 2022
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE

- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET

09:00AM
5:21-cv-08019-EJD - GeoSolutions B.V. et al v. Sina.Com Online et al
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
10:00AM
5:19-cv-02794-EJD - In the Matter of the Complaint Ocean Angel V, LLC
PLTF: Galin Luk / DEFT: Mark Choate
Status Conference (via Zoom Webinar remotely)
5:20-cv-00233-EJD - Great American Insurance Company v. R.C. Farms, LLC
Status Conference
5:20-cv-02846-EJD - Moscozo v. Meridian Senior Living, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-03891-EJD - Olsen v. Hortica Insurance Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-08019-EJD - GeoSolutions B.V. et al v. Sina.Com Online et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02137-EJD - Rivera et al v. Knix Wear, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, Nov 11 2022
- *** COURT HOLIDAY ***
Monday, Nov 14 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
01:30PM
5:11-cr-00876-EJD - USA v. Sergio Contreras
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:11-cr-00355-EJD - USA v. Roberto Martinez
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00054-EJD - USA v. Jonas Escobar-Alfaro
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00260-EJD - USA v. Naheed Mangi
Trial Setting Hearing
5:18-cr-00312-EJD - USA v. Xiaolang Zhang
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00056-EJD - USA v. Jizhong Chen
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00269-EJD - USA v. Joseph Sanseverino
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00229-EJD - USA v. Julie Taguchi
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00379-EJD-1 - USA v. Mario Orozco
AUSA: Karen Beausey / DEF: Naomi Chung / PROB: Cindy Suntay
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00186-EJD - USA v. Lance Ma
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00318-EJD - USA v. Jimmy Nguyen
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00322-EJD - USA v. Carlos Ruiz-Montanez
Status Conference
Tuesday, Nov 15 2022
10:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh Sunny Balwani
AUSA: Jeffrey Schenk / DEFT: Jeffrey Coopersmith / PROB: Jessica Goldsberry
Sentencing
 
 
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***Please contact Judge Davila's Courtroom Deputy, Cheré Robinson at ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov for further assistance.  Ex Parte communication with chambers is not permitted. ***
 

SCHEDULING NOTES FOR JUDGE EDWARD J. DAVILA

The Court has resumed in-person proceedings of its Civil and Criminal Calendars.  All hearings will be set in-person, in San Jose, Courtroom 4, 5th Floor unless otherwise specifically set by the Court. 

For information regarding accessing Judge Davila’s hearings that are specifically set by the Court 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 is advised that Court staff will not be available to assist with Zoom troubleshooting at the time of the hearing.  Counsel is 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/.

Any civil and criminal matters that have been set by the Court to 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.

Telephonic participants are requested to have their devices remain muted unless they are addressing the Court.

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, Cheré Robinson via email at ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov.  Once your matter is reserved for hearing, your motion should be noticed for the reserved date and in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Civil Rules.  If the respective party fails to file the motion within 2-weeks after reserving a hearing date or in accordance with the Federal and Local Rules, the reserved calendar date will be vacated without further notice to the parties.

PLEASE NOTE:  Please also refer to Judge Davila’s 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 2022

Judge Davila is unavailable the following dates:

February 22 and 23
April 29
May 2-6
May 24 and 25
May 31
June 1-3
July 18-22
August 17, 18, 24, 25, 26
September 1-2, 6-9, 12-16, 19-23

 

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 2022:

Friday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, January 17 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 21 Presidents Day
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day
Monday, June 20 Juneteenth Independence Day (observed)
Monday, July 4 Independence Day 
Monday, September 5 Labor Day
Monday, October 10 Columbus Day
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 26 Christmas Day (observed)


II. CASE MANAGEMENT AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCES

Civil Case Management Conferences and Pretrial Conferences/Trial Setting 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 Courtroom Deputy not less than 72 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 72 hours from the scheduled hearing.


IV. TRIAL SCHEDULING

Jury Selection: Tuesdays at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jury Trial:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE:  The Court may also set additional trial days/times on Mondays and Thursday at its discretion.


OTHER SCHEDULING ITEMS AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

V. TELEPHONIC AND ZOOM 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 or by Zoom on a case-by-case and hearing-by-hearing basis.  Parties wishing to appear remotely 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 remotely 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.

COUNSEL SHALL UTILIZE A LAND LINE TELEPHONE.

VI. PENDING STIPULATIONS/ADMINISTRATIVE MOTIONS REGARDING 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

The parties are REQUIRED to provide chamber copies of only pleadings and dispositive motion briefing to the Clerk’s Office no later than noon on the business day following the day of filing.  These printed copies shall be marked “Chambers Copy” and shall be submitted in an envelope clearly marked with the Judge’s name, case number, and “Chambers Copy-Do Not File.”  

 

***Please contact Judge Davila's Courtroom Deputy, Cheré Robinson via email at ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov for further assistance.  Ex Parte communication with chambers is not permitted. ***

 

updated: 4/8/2022