Calendar for: Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen
Courtroom 6, 4th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Justine H. Fanthorpe


Last Updated: May 28 2023 1:12AM
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Tuesday, May 30 2023
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
5:21-cr-00002-BLF-1 - USA v. Porfirio Sandoval (CUSTODY)
Status re Detention
5:23-mj-70713-MAG-1 - USA v. Danny William Goddard (CUSTODY)
Detention Hearing
Wednesday, May 31 2023
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
5:20-cr-00247-EJD-1 - USA v. Raymond Garcia (CUSTODY)
Detention Hearing
5:23-mj-70756-MAG-1 - USA v. Amilcar Alexander Lopez-Flores (CUSTODY/SPANISH INT)
Status re 32.1 Waiver/Detention Hearing
Tuesday, Jun 13 2023
09:30AM
- CMC/STATUS DAY VIA ZOOM
Webinar ID: 161 398 2797 Passcode: 534805 US: +1 669-254-5252
5:23-cv-00750-SVK - GS Holistic, LLC v. Everest Smoke Shop
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-00802-SVK - Grewal v. City Of Palo Alto et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
10:00AM
- OSC DAY VIA ZOOM
Webinar ID: 161 398 2797 Passcode: 534805 US: +1 669-254-5252
5:22-cv-05041-SVK - Kemper Independence Insurance Company v. Homeland Insurance Company of New York
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:23-cv-00385-SVK - Linlor v. McAfee LLC
Motion Hearings via Zoom
10:30AM
5:22-cv-04105-SVK - EKA Software Solutions PTE, Ltd. v. BAK Festivals, Inc.
Judgment Debtor Exam
01:30PM
5:22-cr-00105-BLF - USA v. Scott Shaw
Discovery Hearing
5:22-cr-00279-SVK-1 - USA v. Michelle Rodriguez
Sentencing (in person)
Tuesday, Jun 20 2023
09:30AM
5:21-cv-07372-SVK - Huemer v. Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Foundation et al
Status Conference via Zoom
11:00AM
5:23-mc-80133-SVK - GVA Capital Ltd. v. Cherkashin
Motion Hearing via Zoom
Tuesday, Jun 27 2023
10:00AM
5:21-cv-07838-SVK - Huipio v. City Of San Jose et al
Motion Hearing
Wednesday, Jun 28 2023
09:30AM
5:21-cv-09901-NC - Kucera v. Becerra et al
Settlement Conference via Zoom
Thursday, Jun 29 2023
10:00AM
- Do not set S/C
 
 
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NOTICE AS TO ALL MATTERS PENDING BEFORE MAGISTRATE JUDGE VAN KEULEN

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2023 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

1.  APPEARANCES-CIVIL

·        All civil discovery and motion hearings will be in person unless otherwise noticed by the Court.

·        Initial case management conferences, status conferences and order to show cause hearings in re settlement/dismissal will be by Zoom video link.  Specific call-in/Zoom instructions will be posted on ECF no later than 48 hours in advance.  General information is provided below.

·        Parties without electronic filing will receive information by email. 


·        SCHEDULING days and times below still apply. 


·        Any deviation from the appearance standards above requires prior approval of the Court. The requesting party must file an administrative motion to appear by Zoom video link 5 days before the conference. If the request is granted, specific call-in/Zoom instructions will be posted on ECF no later than 48 hours in advance.  General information is provided below. 

Please click the link below to join webinars (public hearings). If you are a case participant, you will join as an attendee, then you will be brought into the proceeding by court staff.

https://cand-uscourts.zoomgov.com/j/1613982797?pwd=QkRjaGdHbmNNbDJBcWNxRkNLbVB3QT09

Webinar ID: 161 398 2797
Password: 534805

Please review this important guidance on participating in a Zoom Webinar or Meeting. 

 

2. SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES

 

All settlement conferences may be in person or by private Zoom video link.  Confirmation will be posted on ECF 30 days in advance.  Parties are responsible for checking ECF for confirmation.  If by Zoom video, contact information will be emailed to counsel.  General information is provided below. 

 

The court will use Zoom Meetings (as opposed to Zoom Webinars) for settlement conferences and other non-public hearings.  To join a meeting, click on the link below.  You will initially enter a “waiting room” and will be admitted into the meeting by court staff.

https://cand-uscourts.zoomgov.com/j/1617470821?pwd=dG1LWU5vUHN4NE1xSmx0c3BqQXovQT09

Meeting ID: 161 747 0821
Password: 384620

Counsel are responsible for making sure that their participants are able to take part in a Zoom video conference. Counsel should ensure that their participants have downloaded the Zoom application onto a laptop or desktop with a working camera and microphone, and counsel shall do a test run with all of their participants prior to the settlement conference to eliminate all equipment-based problems. Audio-only participation is prohibited. All participants must also have access to email and a telephone throughout the settlement conference.  

3. BENCH AND JURY TRIALS HAVE RESUMED IN-PERSON.

 

4. CRIMINAL IN-CUSTODY APPEARANCES.  Counsel are encouraged to confer as to whether a continuance or waiver of defendant's personal presence is appropriate.  If defendant is not going to personally appear, counsel are to contact the court room deputy for scheduling a telephonic or video hearing at the Court's first availability. If defendant is going to personally appear and is located at the Santa Rita facility, counsel must set the matter on the criminal duty calendar by contacting the CRD of the duty judge. Counsel are further referred to the currently established protocols for setting criminal matters.   

 

5.  SAN JOSE CENTRAL VIOLATIONS BUREAU (CVB) (2023) @ 9:30AM
Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will handle the CVB Calendar:

February 1, 2023

May 3, 2023

August 2, 2023

December 6, 2023

6. SALINAS CENTRAL VIOLATIONS BUREAU (CVB) (2023) @ 9:00AM
Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will handle the CVB Calendar:

April 3, 2023

August 7, 2023

7.  SCHEDULING 

CIVIL

·       Case Management & Status Conferences; OSC hearings re settlement/dismissal: Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. by Zoom video link.

·         Civil Law & Motion Calendar: Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. **ALL DISCOVERY AND MOTION HEARINGS WILL BE IN PERSON UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTICED BY THE COURT.**

·       Civil Pretrial Conferences: Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., in person. 

·       Parties are not required to reserve a hearing date but should confirm the Court's availability at http://www.cand.uscourts.gov. Hearings and motions may be reset as the Court's calendar requires. For questions regarding scheduling, please contact Courtroom Deputy Justine Fanthorpe at 408.535.5375 or at Justine_Fanthorpe@cand.uscourts.gov.

8. SAN JOSE CRIMINAL DUTY SCHEDULE (2023) @ 1:00PM

February 2023

May 2023

August 2023

December 2023

*BEGINNING MARCH 4, 2023, all Criminal Duty Matters will be heard In-Person M-Fri at 1:00 PM.

All Criminal Duty paper should be submitted to SVKCRD@cand.uscourts.gov                                                                                                             

9. NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY (2023)
Please take notice that Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will be unavailable on the following days:

TENTATIVE: July 26 to July 28, 2023

July 31 to August 3, 2023

September 13-22, 2023

All counsel are hereby given notice that such absence constitutes a certificate of unavailability pursuant to Civil L.R. 1-5(p).

10. MISCELLANEOUS

EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS
When contacting the Court, all parties shall abide by Civil L.R. 11-4(c). Communications made in violation of the local rules will be disregarded.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS
All transcript orders must be placed online. For more information, please visit: _http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/transcripts

CHAMBERS COPIES

Submission of chamber's copies suspended unless specifically requested by the Court. 

 

TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES

The Court prefers Zoom appears, where necessary, to telephonic. 

Justine Fanthorpe
Courtroom Deputy to Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
280 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.535.5375/Email: SVKCRD@cand.uscourts.gov