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


Last Updated: Feb 1 2023 6:03PM
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Wednesday, Feb 1 2023
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Thursday, Feb 2 2023
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Friday, Feb 3 2023
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Monday, Feb 6 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
5:18-cr-00349-EJD-1 - USA v. Ryan Alexander
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Alexander Guilmartin, David Cohen
Trial Setting Hearing (In-Court Proceeding)
10:00AM
5:17-cr-00124-EJD-2 - USA v. Mark Gallegos
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEFT: Matthew Dirkes / PROB: Kyle Pollak
Sentencing (In-Court Proceeding)
01:30PM
5:19-cr-00664-EJD-1 - USA v. Melissa Morales
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Robert Carey
Status Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:20-cr-00031-EJD-2 - USA v. Valentine Armas
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Mike Hinckley
Change of Plea Hearing (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cr-00013-EJD-1 - USA v. Mounir Gad
AUSA: Wistar Wilson, John Bostic / DEF: Edward Nino / Jessica Goldsberry
Sentencing (In-Court Proceeding)
Tuesday, Feb 7 2023
10:00AM
5:22-cv-04325-EJD - Federal Trade Commission v. Meta Platforms Inc., et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Status Conference
Thursday, Feb 9 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:20-cv-08808-EJD - Muhmoud v. City Of San Jose et al
Motion for Judgment on Pleadings (In-Court Proceeding)
Motion for Protective Order (In-Court Proceeding)
Motion to Dismiss (In-Court Proceeding)
5:21-cv-04874-EJD - Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc. et al v. Genentech, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss (In-Court Proceeding)
5:21-cv-08019-EJD - GeoSolutions B.V. et al v. Sina.Com Online et al
Motion to Dismiss (In-Court Proceeding)
10:00AM
5:20-cv-00824-EJD - San Francisco Baykeeper v. Sunnyvale et al
Status Conference
5:20-cv-01619-EJD - Matthews v. County of Santa Cruz et al
Status Conference (via Zoom webinar remotely)
5:20-cv-08808-EJD - Muhmoud v. City Of San Jose et al
Status Conference
5:22-cv-01968-EJD - Sahdev et al v. Hyundai Motor America
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02822-EJD - Doherty v. Asurion UBIF Franchise, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-02823-EJD - Laser Tag of Carle Place Inc. v. Laser Light Entertainment, Inc.
Status Conference
5:22-cv-02882-EJD - Guerra v. Montage Health et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:00PM
5:21-cv-01129-EJD - Carl Zeiss X-Ray Microscopy, Inc. v. Sigray, Inc.
Claims Construction Hearing
Tutorial
Friday, Feb 10 2023
10:00AM
5:22-cv-02137-EJD - Rivera et al v. Knix Wear, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion for Sanctions
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Stay
Monday, Feb 13 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:30AM
5:11-cr-00355-EJD-33 - USA v. Juan Sandoval (C)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Peter Arian
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00268-EJD-1 - USA v. Jose Lopez Aguilar (NC) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Kristina Green / DEF: Jerry Fong
Change of Plea Hearing
5:20-cr-00247-EJD-1 - USA v. Raymond Garcia (F)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Severa Keith
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00070-EJD-1 - USA v. Joshua Datus (NC)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Robert Beles / PROB: Cindy Suntay
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00196-EJD-2 - USA v. Victor Nevarez (C) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Michael Pitman, Andrew Liao / DEF: Jay Rorty
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00196-EJD-3 - USA v. Juan Rivera Arzate (C) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Michael Pitman, Andrew Liao / DEF: Jeffrey Elliott
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00196-EJD-4 - USA v. Vicente Ortega (C) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Michael Pitman, Andrew Liao / DEF: Alfredo Morales
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00250-EJD-1 - USA v. Denis Shevchenko
AUSA: Andrew Liao, Marissa Harris / DEF: James Reilly
Status Conference (NC)
02:00PM
5:19-cr-00704-EJD-1 - USA v. Efrain Barragan (NC)
Sentencing
Tuesday, Feb 14 2023
- JUDGE UNAVAILABLE
Thursday, Feb 16 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:18-cv-03712-EJD - IN RE RESTORATION ROBOTICS, INC. SECURITIES LITIGATION
reserved 9/7
Motion for Disbursement of Funds (In-Court Proceeding)
5:21-cv-06088-EJD - Loh v. Future Motion, Inc.
secured 10/4
Motion to Strike (In-Court Proceeding)
5:21-cv-09312-EJD - Pacific International Vegetable Marketing, Inc. et al v. Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company
reserved 8/26
Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-02566-EJD - DOE v. Apple Inc. Health and Welfare Benefit Plan
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction (In-Court Proceeding)
10:00AM
5:15-cv-01844-EJD - Vincent Pastore, et al-v-County of Santa Cruz, et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:16-cv-04775-EJD - Forsyth et al v. HP Inc. et al
Status Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:19-cv-07322-EJD - Geary v. Parexel International Corporation et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:20-cv-06538-EJD - Sanchez v. Green Messengers, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:21-cv-04322-EJD - Crittenden v. Apple, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-00349-EJD - Balistreri et al v. McCormick & Company, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-04632-EJD - Statham v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY, A Delaware Corporation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-04965-EJD - Smith v. Santa Clara County
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-06398-EJD - Segal v. Google LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-06670-EJD - Aguila v. Becton and Dickinson et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
5:22-cv-07186-EJD - Thompson v. City of San Jose
Status Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
11:00AM
5:20-cv-06846-EJD - Elite Semiconductor, Inc. v. Anchor Semiconductor, Inc. et al
Trial Setting Conference (In-Court Proceeding)
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
5:17-cr-00242-EJD - USA v. Bryn Hanley
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, Feb 17 2023
09:30AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Motion for Release Pending Appeal
5:18-cr-00258-EJD - USA v. Ramesh Balwani
Restitution Hearing
Monday, Feb 20 2023
- *** COURT HOLIDAY ***
Tuesday, Feb 21 2023
10:00AM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
10:30AM
5:19-cr-00269-EJD - USA v. Joseph Sanseverino
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00459-EJD - USA v. Miguel Martinez
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00417-EJD - USA v. Kishore Kethineni
Change of Plea Hearing
Thursday, Feb 23 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:14-cv-05659-EJD - Orshan et al v. Apple Inc.
Evidentiary Hearing
Motion to Certify Class
Motion to Strike
5:21-cv-01482-EJD - Massey v. Star Nursing, Inc. et al
Fairness Hearing
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion for Settlement
5:22-cv-02974-EJD - Bakery and Confectionery Union and Industry International Pension Fund et al v. Sota et al
secured 9/29
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
5:22-cv-03158-EJD - Lapin v. AML Network Limited
Reserved 9/23
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:14-cv-05659-EJD - Orshan et al v. Apple Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:18-cv-05062-EJD - In re: Google Location History Litigation
Status Conference
5:19-cv-02257-EJD - Mackay v. City of Salinas et al
Status Conference
5:20-cv-03642-EJD - Spectrum Scientifics, LLC et al v. Celestron Acquisition, LLC et al
Status Conference
5:22-cv-00689-EJD - Tunkel v. Ghirardelli Associates, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-03158-EJD - Lapin v. AML Network Limited
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-06032-EJD - Mendoza v. BMW of North America, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:22-cv-00017-EJD - Ruday v. Canyon View Capital Inc.
Trial Setting Conference
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:20-cr-00379-EJD - USA v. Teodoro Ayon-Ramos
Sentencing
Monday, Feb 27 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
5:15-cr-00548-EJD-1 - USA v. Jesse Padilla
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:16-cr-00047-EJD - USA v. Jonathan Chang
Status Conference
5:16-cr-00126-EJD - USA v. Teresa Solis
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:18-cr-00612-EJD - USA v. John Magat
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00680-EJD - USA v. Rene Delacruz
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:20-cr-00412-EJD - USA v. Angel Galvin
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00225-EJD - USA v. Gregory Woodruff
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00146-EJD - USA v. Mark Dehart
Status Conference
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:22-cr-00169-EJD - USA v. Librado Nieblas-Castro
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00244-EJD - USA v. William Alnas
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00244-EJD - USA v. Richard Guttirez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00251-EJD - USA v. Brian Broderick
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00305-EJD - USA v. Marco Manriquez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00314-EJD - USA v. Martin Campos
Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00348-EJD - USA v. Gregory Cabrera
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00440-EJD - USA v. Darius Agustin
Status Conference
Thursday, Mar 2 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:22-cv-00050-EJD - Le v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company
Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law
5:22-cv-01713-EJD - Malberg v. McCracken et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-02637-EJD - Apple Inc. v. Rivos, Inc. et al
Reserved 9/19
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-03613-EJD - Malberg v. McCracken et al
secured 8/31
Secured 9/9 / Deft Judges M-Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-03928-EJD - Malberg v. McCracken et al
Reserved 9/9 / Deft Judges
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-05027-EJD - Malberg v. Nagle et al
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:13-cv-05957-EJD - De Fontbrune v. Wofsy et al
Status 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-03639-EJD - Hightower v. Celestron Acquisition, LLC et al
Status Conference
5:22-cv-00630-EJD - Harris v. Wormuth
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-03962-EJD - Das v. Unity Software Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-04193-EJD - Spalinger v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
Status Conference
5:22-cv-06714-EJD - Cole v. Lane Bryant, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-06934-EJD - Amici Investments, LLC v. RKW Vintners LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-07088-EJD - Ace Property & Casualty Insurance Company v. eBay, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:21-cv-09985-EJD - A and A Produce, Inc. v. Felipes Market, Inc., et al
Trial Setting Conference
Monday, Mar 6 2023
- *** NO FURTHER SENTENCING OR CHANGE OF PLEA

- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET

01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
5:11-cr-00592-EJD - USA v. Raymond Gallegos
Sentencing Hrg re SRV/PRBV
5:11-cr-00355-EJD - USA v. Jose Sanchez
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:11-cr-00355-EJD - USA v. Alfredo Maldonado
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:11-cr-00355-EJD - USA v. Denis Sandoval
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:19-cr-00379-EJD - USA v. Bryan McKnight
Change of Plea Hearing
3:20-cr-00312-SI - USA v. Ricardo Castellanos
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:20-cr-00459-EJD - USA v. Alberto Navarro
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00318-EJD - USA v. Jimmy Nguyen
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00322-EJD - USA v. Carlos Ruiz-Montanez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00373-EJD - USA v. Benjamin Bliss
Status Conference
Thursday, Mar 9 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
09:00AM
5:20-cv-00826-EJD - San Francisco Baykeeper v. City of Mountain View
secured 9/22
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-00092-EJD - Nguyen v. City Of San Jose et al
secured 12/15
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-04417-EJD - Bracalente et al v. Cisco Systems, Inc. et al
secured 10/31
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-05040-EJD - Ortega v. City Of San Jose et al
secured 11/14
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:21-cv-01940-EJD - West Marine Products, Inc v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA et al
Status Conference
5:22-cv-05452-EJD - Torres v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-06355-EJD - Kleidman v. Murphy et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-07051-EJD - Rodriguez Fuentes et al v. Redwood Holdings LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-07069-EJD - Libman v. Apple, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-07317-EJD - Biddle et al v. The Walt Disney Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-07340-EJD - Kosey v. County of Santa Cruz et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-07512-EJD - Clements v. T-Mobile USA, Inc et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:21-cv-04656-EJD - Big Run Studios Inc. et al v. AviaGames Inc.
Scheduling Conference
5:22-cv-01193-EJD - Bergeron v. Equifax Information Services, LLC et al
Scheduling Conference
01:30PM
5:22-cr-00116-EJD - USA v. Gregory Borboa
Restitution Hearing
Monday, Mar 13 2023
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
01:00PM
5:21-cr-00083-EJD-1 - USA v. Mark Cuellar
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Varell Fuller
Sentencing
01:30PM
5:11-cr-00876-EJD - USA v. Sergio Contreras
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
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
5:20-cr-00167-EJD - USA v. Ivan Delacruz
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:20-cr-00425-EJD - USA v. Mark Schena
Status Conference
4:21-cr-00339-YGR - USA v. Nicole McCabe
Status re CAP
4:21-cr-00339-YGR - USA v. Nicole McCabe
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00149-EJD - USA v. Jonathan Hoang
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00288-EJD - USA v. Edward Solis
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00333-EJD - USA v. Tuyen Pham
Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00433-EJD - USA v. Mark Villareal
Status Conference
 
 
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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.  Unless specifically otherwise set by the Court, all hearings are set in-person, in San Jose, Courtroom 4, 5th Floor, and such hearings are not accessible by the Judge's Zoom Webinar link.  

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 public hearings specifically set by the Court to be heard via Zoom Webinar:

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))

Judge Davila is unavailable the following dates:

2022
October 5, 11, 12, 25
November 9, 10, 25-30
December 1, 2, 8, 21-30

2023
January 3-9
February 2, 3
May 18-19, 23-24
August 29, 30
November 24-30
December 1, 25-29

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.  Deadline to file Stipulation/Proposed Order to continue hearing is three business days prior to 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 5:00 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

All hearings are set in-person unless the Court specifically sets a matter to be heard remotely.  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.

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 an administrative 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 if such party does not have ECF filing privileges and receive ECF notification.

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 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