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


Last Updated: May 24 2022 12:27AM
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Tuesday, May 24 2022
- Judge Unavailable

- GENERAL DUTY

Wednesday, May 25 2022
- GENERAL DUTY

- Judge Unavailable

Thursday, May 26 2022
- GENERAL DUTY

- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***

09:00AM
5:19-cv-01389-EJD - Lenovo (United States) Inc. et al v. IPCom GmbH & Co., KG
Reservation via email 12/29/2021 Deborah Brown
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-04195-EJD - Johnson v. Prospect Venture LLC et al
Motion for Default Judgment - by the Court
10:00AM
5:21-cv-08284-EJD - Johnson v. Icey Poki Inc
Order to Show Cause Hearing
11:00AM
5:18-cv-06264-EJD - Johnson v. County of Santa Clara et al
Pretrial Conference
01:00PM
3:21-cr-00026-EJD-4 - USA v. Oscar Macias
AUSA: Daniel Pastor / DEF: K. McClure
Status Conference
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, May 27 2022
- GENERAL DUTY
08:30AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD - USA v. Ramesh Balwani
Motion in Limine
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Monday, May 30 2022
-

- *** COURT HOLIDAY ***

Tuesday, May 31 2022
- GENERAL DUTY
Thursday, Jun 2 2022
- Judge Unavailable

- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***

09:00AM
5:11-cv-01263-EJD - Woods v. Google, LLC.
Motion for Summary Judgment
Motion to Strike
5:21-cv-04322-EJD - Crittenden v. Apple, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-06074-EJD - Riordan et al v. Western Digital Corporation
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-07018-EJD - Judge v. State of California et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-08092-EJD - Jacobson v. Future Motion, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Strike
10:00AM
5:20-cv-03774-EJD - Dolce International/San Jose, LLC v. City of San Jose,California
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-08527-EJD - Red Bridge Law, P.C. v. Kimmel
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-06418-EJD - Scott v. Ford Motor Company et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-00983-EJD - Chacon v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01427-EJD - Resh, Inc v. Skimlite Manufacturing Inc et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Monday, Jun 6 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
01:30PM
5:11-cr-00592-EJD - USA v. Raymond Gallegos
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEFT: Alfredo Morales / PROB: Juan Ramirez
Status re SRV
5:11-cr-00592-EJD - USA v. Raymond Gallegos
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:11-cr-00876-EJD - USA v. Sergio Contreras
Revocation Superv Rls Hearing
5:16-cr-00233-LHK - USA v. Jacob Narsi
Revocation Superv Rls Hearing
5:17-cr-00555-EJD - USA v. Miguel Bucio
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:18-cr-00379-EJD - USA v. Jeremiah Garcia
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
5:18-cr-00612-EJD-1 - USA v. John Magat (C)
AUSA: Andrew Liao / DEF: Mark Vermeulen
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00056-EJD - USA v. Jizhong Chen
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:19-cr-00268-EJD - USA v. Jose Aguilar
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00644-EJD-2 - USA v. Juvenal Valdez-Quiroz (NC) (I - Spanish)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Siamak Nehoray
Change of Plea Hearing
5:20-cr-00373-EJD-1 - USA v. Matthew Sanchez (NC)
AUSA: Christina Liu / DEF: Tamara Crepet
Change of Plea Hearing
5:21-cr-00176-EJD - USA v. John Blas-Rodriguez
Change of Plea Hearing
5:22-cr-00053-EJD-1 - USA v. Julio Vasquez-Ramirez (NC)
AUSA: Andrew Liao / DEF: Severa Keith
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00053-EJD-2 - USA v. Luis Rodriguez (C)
AUSA: Andrew Liao / DEF: Peter Leeming
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00169-EJD - USA v. Librado Nieblas-Castro
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00169-EJD - USA v. Francisco Diaz-Ramirez
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00053-EJD - USA v. Raymond Caballero-Araujo
Status Conference
Tuesday, Jun 7 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jun 8 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jun 9 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
09:00AM
5:19-cv-08441-EJD - Vasquez et al v. City of San Jose et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
Trial Setting Conference
5:20-cv-03642-EJD - Spectrum Scientifics, LLC et al v. Celestron Acquisition, LLC et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:20-cv-05704-EJD - Bailey et al v. LinkedIn Corporation et al
Reservation via email 1/13/2022 Kristina Wilcox
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Strike
5:21-cv-00668-EJD - Whitaker v. Oak and Fort Enterprise (U.S.), Inc
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
5:21-cv-08641-EJD - Fitzgerald v. GEM Funding, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
10:00AM
5:18-cv-07372-EJD - Moniz v. Service King Paint & Body, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-04773-EJD - Cisco Systems, Inc. et al v. Shenzhen Usource Technology Co., et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-09341-EJD - Applied Materials, Inc. v. Demaray LLC
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-08641-EJD - Fitzgerald v. GEM Funding, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01417-EJD - Sartorius Bioanalytical Instruments, Inc. v. Gator Bio, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
02:00PM
5:22-cr-00161-EJD - USA v. Jason Nielsen
*** HD RESERVED *** Change of Plea
Friday, Jun 10 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Monday, Jun 13 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET
01:30PM
5:11-cr-00355-EJD-33 - USA v. Juan Sandoval (C)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Peter Arian
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00330-EJD - USA v. Madeleine Sweet
Status Conference re SRV/PRBV
5:18-cr-00312-EJD-1 - USA v. Xiaolang Zhang (NC) (I-Mandarin)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Daniel Olmos
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00099-EJD - USA v. Kumar Aswapathi
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00099-EJD - USA v. Santosh Giri
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00181-EJD - USA v. Hector Davila-Chavez
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00379-EJD-1 - USA v. Bryan McKnight (C)
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Varell Fuller
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00078-EJD-1 - USA v. Jason Magallon (C)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Dejan Gantar
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00023-EJD-1 - USA v. Harjeet Singh Bala (NC)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Vicki Young
Sentencing
5:22-cr-00070-EJD-1 - USA v. Joshua Datus (NC)
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Robert Beles
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00146-EJD - USA v. Mark Dehart
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00185-EJD - USA v. Ian Daricek
Change of Plea Hearing
Tuesday, Jun 14 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jun 15 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jun 16 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET ***
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-1 - USA v. Elizabeth A. Holmes
Post Trial Motions Hearing
5:21-cv-01973-EJD - Johnson v. Fantasia Coffee & Tea Inc.
Motion to Reopen Case
5:21-cv-02991-EJD - Johnson v. Joya Supermarket, LLC
Motion to Reopen Case
5:21-cv-03001-EJD - Johnson v. Vine Dining Enterprises, Inc.
Motion to Reopen Case
5:21-cv-04696-EJD - Johnson v. Truckee's Post, LLC
Motion to Reopen Case
5:21-cv-08566-EJD - Sanchez v. Nurture, Inc.
Reservation via e-mail 1/14/2022 Alenxader Wolf
Motion to Dismiss
5:22-cv-02637-EJD - Apple Inc. v. Rivos, Inc. et al
Motion for TRO
10:00AM
5:21-cv-03905-EJD - Johnson v. E. P. & G. Properties No. 5 LLC et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:22-cv-01713-EJD - Malberg v. McCracken et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:20-cv-02819-EJD - Synopsys, Inc. v. Real Intent, Inc.
Trial Setting Conference
5:20-cv-06846-EJD - Elite Semiconductor, Inc. v. Anchor Semiconductor, Inc. et al
Trial Setting Conference
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, Jun 17 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Monday, Jun 20 2022
- *** COURT HOLIDAY ***
Tuesday, Jun 21 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jun 22 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jun 23 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET***
09:00AM
5:19-cv-02257-EJD - Mackay v. City of Salinas et al
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:20-cv-06846-EJD - Elite Semiconductor, Inc. v. Anchor Semiconductor, Inc. et al
Reservation by Phone: Su Chintanaseri on 1/28/2022 - LS
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:21-cv-00072-EJD - Murj, Inc. v. Rhythm Management Group, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-08019-EJD - GeoSolutions B.V. et al v. Sina.Com Online et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-09354-EJD - Whitaker v. Peet's Coffee, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-09750-EJD - Adam Askari D.D.S. Corp. v. U.S. Bancorp et al
Motion to Dismiss
10:00AM
5:15-cv-01370-EJD - BladeRoom Group Limited et al v. Facebook, Inc.
Motion to Compel
Status Conference
5:19-cv-02257-EJD - Mackay v. City of Salinas et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-02794-EJD - In the Matter of the Complaint Ocean Angel V, LLC
Status Conference
5:20-cv-05501-EJD - Viavi Solutions Inc. v. Platinum Optics Technology Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-06629-EJD - Westport Insurance Corporation v Louis Abronson
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-06655-EJD - Viavi Solutions Inc. v. Platinum Optics Technology Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-07945-EJD - Johnson v. Froom et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-09843-EJD - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 107.129.95.179
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:21-cv-09878-EJD - Brownfield et al v. Bonta
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-00219-EJD - Display Technologies, LLC v. Mocacare Corp.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:21-cv-01011-EJD - Hernandez v. Amidron Energy, LLC et al
Pretrial Conference
01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, Jun 24 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Monday, Jun 27 2022
- *** CALENDAR CLOSED OUT FOR FURTHER SET

- *** NO FURTHER SENTENCING/CHANGE OF PLEA

01:00PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
01:30PM
5:11-cr-00355-EJD-26 - USA v. Roberto Martinez (C) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Edwin Prather
Status Conference
5:15-cr-00267-EJD-1 - USA v. Edgar Valencia (NC)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Michelle Spencer
Sentencing
5:16-cr-00047-EJD - USA v. Jonathan Chang
Status Conference
5:17-cr-00098-EJD - USA v. Jose Ramirez-Avelar
Status Conference
5:18-cr-00054-EJD - USA v. Jonas Escobar-Alfaro
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
5:18-cr-00576-EJD-1 - USA v. Harry Corl (NC)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Carleen Arlidge
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00501-EJD-2 - USA v. Karen Elizabeth Laubenthal (NC)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Robert Carey / PTS: Josh Libby
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00664-EJD-1 - USA v. Melissa Morales (NC)
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Robert Carey
Status Conference/Poss. Change of Plea
5:20-cr-00459-EJD-1 - USA v. Miguel Martin Pacheco Martinez (C)
AUSA: Alexandra Shepard / DEF: Arturo Hernandez-Melendez
Status Conference
5:20-cr-00459-EJD-2 - USA v. Alberto Martinez Navarro (NC) (I-Spanish)
AUSA: Alexandra Shepard / DEF: Peter Leeming
Status Conference
5:21-cr-00172-EJD - USA v. Martin Gil
Sentencing
5:21-cr-00255-EJD - USA v. Becky Davis
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00160-EJD-1 - USA v. Brian Pech (NC)
AUSA: Stephen Meyer / DEF: Severa Keith
Status Conference
5:22-cr-00186-EJD - USA v. Lance Ma
Status Conference
Tuesday, Jun 28 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Wednesday, Jun 29 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Thursday, Jun 30 2022
09:00AM
5:19-cv-07300-EJD - Luttrell v. Hart et al
Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
Motion Hearing
5:20-cv-08117-EJD - Johnson v. Right Crons Inc.
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
5:21-cv-02573-EJD - Johnson v. Cabrera
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-03967-EJD - Johnson v. LMT Foods, Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-04301-EJD - Whitaker v. Sherwood Management Co., Inc.
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-04390-EJD - Naimi-Yazdi v. Equifax Information Services, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:21-cv-06088-EJD - Loh v. Future Motion, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Strike
5:22-cv-00681-EJD - Monet v. Tesla, Inc.
Motion to Remand
10:00AM
5:19-cv-07300-EJD - Luttrell v. Hart et al
Status Conference
5:20-cv-06150-EJD - Johnson v. Sotoodeh et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:21-cv-07325-EJD - Smith et al v. Advanced Clinical Employment Staffing, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-00385-EJD - Sohn et al v. United States of America
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-00630-EJD - Harris v. Wormuth
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-00689-EJD - Tunkel v. Ghirardelli Associates, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01191-EJD - Life Science Data Systems, Inc. v. Hephzibah Technologies Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01828-EJD - HomeTech Construction & Design v. Alexandra Diz Studio LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:22-cv-01926-EJD - Stewart v. Accurate Background, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
11:00AM
5:20-cv-01266-EJD - Saxena v. Mittal et al
Pretrial Conference
01:30PM
EJD - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Friday, Jul 1 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
Monday, Jul 4 2022
- *** COURT HOLIDAY ***
Tuesday, Jul 5 2022
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00258-EJD-2 - USA v. Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani
Jury Trial
 
 
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***Please contact Judge Davila's Courtroom Deputy, Cheré Robinson at ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov or 408.535.5356 for further assistance.  Ex Parte communication with chambers is not permitted. ***
 

SCHEDULING NOTES FOR JUDGE EDWARD J. DAVILA
 

***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 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 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, Cheré Robinson via email at ejdcrd@cand.uscourts.gov or by telephone at (408) 535-5356.  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.  If the respective party fails to file the anticipated 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 and 18
 

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 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 settings on Mondays mornings and Thursday afternoons 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 or by telephone at (408) 535-5356 for further assistance.  Ex Parte communication with chambers is not permitted. ***

 

updated: 4/8/2022