Calendar for: Judge Beth Labson Freeman
Courtroom 3, 5th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Tiffany Salinas-Harwell


Last Updated: Apr 2 2020 3:24PM
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Thursday, Apr 2 2020
09:00AM
5:17-cv-03300-BLF - Quiruz v. Specialty Commodities, Inc. et al
Motion for Settlement
5:18-cv-05711-BLF - NSS Labs, Inc. v. CrowdStrike, Inc. et al
Motion for Attorney Fees
Thursday, Apr 9 2020
09:00AM
5:19-cv-04286-BLF - In re Google Assistant Privacy Litigation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Motion to Dismiss
5:19-cv-06995-BLF - Wi2Wi, Inc. v. Twin City Fire Insurance Company
Motion to Dismiss
5:19-cv-07997-BLF - Wang v. County of Santa Clara et al
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:14-cv-03892-BLF - Davis v. CACH, LLC et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-06995-BLF - Wi2Wi, Inc. v. Twin City Fire Insurance Company
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-08105-BLF - Solorio v. Zuniga et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:17-cv-02628-BLF - Ridola v. Red Sandlewood, LLC et al
Pretrial Conference
Tuesday, Apr 14 2020
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00589-BLF-1 - USA v. Jose Rojas
AUSA: Jeffrey Backhus / DEF: Michael Hinckley
Sentencing
Thursday, Apr 16 2020
09:00AM
5:18-cv-03291-BLF - Meadows v. American Addiction Centers, Inc.
Motion to Intervene
5:19-cv-02936-BLF - Arakji v. Microchip Technology, Inc.,
Motion to Dismiss
5:19-cv-07480-BLF - Voodoo SAS v. SayGames LLC
Motion for Discovery
11:00AM
5:15-cv-04569-BLF - Rouse v. C.R. Bard, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-07301-BLF - Bailey v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-08007-BLF - V.G.M. v. City of Salinas et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-00463-BLF - Ashtiani v. Applied Materials Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Apr 21 2020
09:00AM
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
Thursday, Apr 23 2020
09:00AM
5:16-cv-06391-BLF - In re Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation.
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Prosecution
Motion to Reinstate Administrativly Closed Case
5:18-cv-02107-BLF - City of Birmingham Relief and Retirement System v. Hastings et al
Motion for Settlement
5:18-cv-05623-BLF - Chinitz v. Intero Real Estate Services
Motion for Sanctions
5:19-cv-05638-BLF - Allbirds, Inc. v. Giesswein Walkwaren AG et al
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:19-cv-05638-BLF - Allbirds, Inc. v. Giesswein Walkwaren AG et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-08017-BLF - Gunderson v. Alta Devices, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Tuesday, Apr 28 2020
08:30AM
5:19-cr-00500-BLF-1 - USA v. Jerome Slayton
AUSA: Michael Pitman / DEF: Dejan Gantar
Sentencing
09:00AM
5:18-cr-00047-BLF-2 - USA v. Trinidad Martinez
AUSA: Sarah Griswold / DEF: Lupe Martinez
Sentencing
5:18-cr-00138-BLF-1 - USA v. Christopher Martinez Gonzalez
AUSA: Sarah Griswold / DEF: Ruben Munoz
Sentencing
5:19-cr-00597-BLF - USA v. Michael Tran
Status Conference
Thursday, Apr 30 2020
09:00AM
5:18-cv-02599-BLF - Veal v. LendingClub Corporation et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:19-cv-07480-BLF - Voodoo SAS v. SayGames LLC
Motion to Dismiss
5:19-cv-07997-BLF - Wang v. County of Santa Clara et al
Motion to Amend/Correct
5:20-cv-00339-BLF - Gowan v. Stryker Corporation et al
Motion to Dismiss
11:00AM
5:18-cv-06664-BLF - Yu v. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-00329-BLF - Calhoun v. Bridgeport Financial, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-00339-BLF - Gowan v. Stryker Corporation et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:17-cv-00072-BLF - Finjan, Inc. v. Cisco Systems Inc.
Final Pretrial Conference
Tuesday, May 5 2020
08:30AM
5:18-cr-00466-BLF-7 - USA v. Alejo Alex Alegre
AUSA: Claudia Quiroz / DEF: Bruce Funk
Sentencing
09:00AM
5:16-cr-00150-BLF-1 - USA v. Ariel Guizar-Cuellar
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Carleen Arlidge
Status Conference Re Sentencing
5:16-cr-00150-BLF-2 - USA v. Jocelyn Contreras
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Jack Gordon
Status Conference Re Sentencing
5:17-cr-00324-BLF-1 - USA v. Shaun Anthony Kirkpatrick
AUSA: Marissa Harris / DEF: Naomi Chung
Status Conference/Change of Plea Hearing
5:18-cr-00470-BLF - USA v. Matthew Thiem
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00275-BLF-1 - USA v. Matthew Wilcox Hutchings
AUSA: Sarah Griswold / DEF: Wm Whelan
Sentencing
5:20-cr-00112-BLF - USA v. Trung Nguyen
Status Conference
Thursday, May 7 2020
09:00AM
5:18-cv-05698-BLF - Jones v. Moss
Motion to Alter Judgment
5:18-cv-07490-BLF - Khan v. SAP Labs, LLC et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:19-cv-00328-BLF - Community Hospital of The Monterey Peninsula v. Aetna Life Insurance Company
Motion to Dismiss
Motion to Sever
5:19-cv-07471-BLF - Prescott et al v. Nestle USA, Inc
Motion to Dismiss
5:19-cv-08392-BLF - Orpilla v. Schenker, Inc.
Motion to Remand
11:00AM
5:19-cv-03726-BLF - Taitt-Relf v. Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-05537-BLF - Ackers v. Google LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-08392-BLF - Orpilla v. Schenker, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Friday, May 8 2020
5:17-cv-02628-BLF - Ridola v. Red Sandlewood, LLC et al
Jury Selection
Monday, May 11 2020
5:17-cv-02628-BLF - Ridola v. Red Sandlewood, LLC et al
Jury Selection/Trial
Tuesday, May 12 2020
5:17-cv-02628-BLF - Ridola v. Red Sandlewood, LLC et al
Jury Trial
09:00AM
BLF - UNDERSEAL v. UNDERSEAL
5:18-cr-00195-BLF - USA v. Shawn Moore
Sentencing
5:18-cr-00466-BLF - USA v. Vincent Garcia
Trial Setting Hearing
5:18-cr-00466-BLF - USA v. Michael Cazares
Trial Setting Hearing
5:18-cr-00466-BLF - USA v. Jeffrey Lopez
Sentencing
5:18-cr-00466-BLF - USA v. Jorge Jasso
Trial Setting Hearing
5:18-cr-00562-BLF - USA v. Jerry Guo
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00035-BLF - USA v. Jorge Jasso
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00093-BLF - USA v. Morgan McCarthy-Acosta
Status Conference
5:19-cr-00522-BLF-1 - USA v. Ryan Castillo
AUSA: Maia Perez / DEF: Tamara Crepet
Status Conference/Change of Plea Hearing
5:20-cr-00048-BLF - USA v. Jesus Rochin-Huerta
Status Conference
Wednesday, May 13 2020
- Judge Unavailable
5:17-cv-02628-BLF - Ridola v. Red Sandlewood, LLC et al
Jury Trial
Thursday, May 14 2020
- Judge Unavailable
5:17-cv-02628-BLF - Ridola v. Red Sandlewood, LLC et al
Jury Trial
11:00AM
5:18-cv-02599-BLF - Veal v. LendingClub Corporation et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:19-cv-08389-BLF - Seale et al v. GoSmith, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-00363-BLF - Reveal Chat Holdco LLC et al v. Facebook, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-00574-BLF - Esguerra-Aguilar, Inc., et al v. Shapes Franchising, LLC et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-00826-BLF - San Francisco Baykeeper v. City of Mountain View et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:20-cv-01163-WHA - Connor v. Geron Corporation et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
01:30PM
5:16-cv-06790-BLF - Lane et al v. Landmark Theatre Corporation et al
Final Pretrial Conference
 
 
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SCHEDULING NOTES FOR JUDGE BETH LABSON FREEMAN
Courtroom 3, 5th Floor, San Jose
(Rev. March 16, 2020)

***“As our community works diligently to reduce the spread of the Corona Virus, all civil matters scheduled through May 1, 2020 will be heard telephonically only.  No personal appearances will be allowed. Civil trials scheduled  prior to May 1, 2020 are vacated and will be reset at the final pretrial conference. Criminal cases remain set as scheduled.  Routine appearances may be waived or postponed with the defendant’s consent.  Judge Freeman will allow telephonic appearances where appropriate.  Counsel shall advise the Court if a telephonic appearance is requested and shall submit a waiver of appearance or request for the defendant to appear telephonically.”

We all recognize that circumstances are changing rapidly and counsel and parties are requested to monitor the Court’s website for changes in the protocol for court appearances. ”***


Criminal Matters:  Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m.

Criminal Pretrial Conferences: As set by Court

Civil Motions:  Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. by reservation only.  To reserve a hearing date, please contact Judge Freeman's Courtroom Deputy, Tiffany Salinas-Harwell, at blfcrd@cand.uscourts.gov

Upon reserving a hearing date, parties have fourteen (14) days to file papers.  On day fifteen (15) if papers are not filed, the reservation will expire and parties must obtain a new hearing date before filing. 

Civil Case Management Conferences:  Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

Final Pretrial Conferences:  Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.

Trials:  Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
             Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Telephonic Appearances:  Telephonic appearances are permitted on a case by case basis.  A party seeking to appear telephonically shall file an administrative motion pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-11.  If the administrative motion is granted, the party shall contact Court Call Phone Conferencing at (866)582-6878 in advance of the hearing date to schedule the telephonic appearance. 

Further Information:  All requests for further information should be directed to Judge Freeman's Courtroom Deputy, Tiffany Salinas-Harwell, at blfcrd@cand.uscourts.gov.

Chamber Copies:  Chamber copies must be delivered to clerk’s office by 12:00 p.m. (noon) the next court day after filing.  Chamber copies must have two holes punched at the top and be stapled or ACCO-fastened.  

Certificate of Unavailability (Civ. L.R. 1-5(p))
Judge Freeman is unavailable on the following dates:


2020

January 1 - 3, 2020