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


Last Updated: Jan 22 2021 9:40AM
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Tuesday, Jan 26 2021
10:00AM
5:20-cv-01982-SVK - Aguilar v. American-Paragon Protective Services, LLC et al
Motion To Compel Arbitration Hearing via Zoom
01:30PM
5:20-cv-04194-SVK - Sood v. United States of America
Order to Show Cause Hearing via Zoom
02:00PM
5:20-cr-00225-BLF-1 - USA v. Paula Orozco
AUSA: Christoffer Lee / DEF: David Rizk
Status Conference via Zoom
Thursday, Feb 4 2021
09:30AM
5:19-cv-01536-EJD - Tashjian v. Invictus Residential Pooler - 2A et al
Settlement Conference via Zoom
Tuesday, Feb 9 2021
09:30AM
5:20-cv-01982-SVK - Aguilar v. American-Paragon Protective Services, LLC et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-06037-SVK - Harborside Construction, Inc. v. Heffler Contracting Group et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-06931-SVK - Mower v. Jenkins et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-07483-SVK - Strike 3 Holdings, LLC v. John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 99.47.20.77
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-07535-SVK - Big Sky Civil Tr et al v. Oath Holdings, Inc.
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-07665-SVK - Rivera v. County of Monterey
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-07815-SVK - Newport Sports Managment, Inc. v. Kane
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-07856-SVK - Zizi v. Cuccinelli et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-08023-SVK - Thomas et al v. Avalonbay Communities, Inc. et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-08308-SVK - Zero Waste Solutions, Inc. v. Amalgamated Services, Inc.
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-08324-SVK - TopDevz, LLC et al v. LinkedIn Corporation
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:20-cv-09249-SVK - Miletak v. Turn Technologies, Inc.
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
10:00AM
5:17-cv-03579-SVK - Mendoza v.City of San Jose et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
01:30PM
4:20-cr-00108-PJH-4 - USA v. Christopher Todd Pool
AUSA: Barbara Valliere / DEF: Charles Woodson/ PTS: Timothy Elder
Status Conference via Zoom
Wednesday, Feb 10 2021
09:30AM
5:20-cv-05966-LHK - Connolly v. UNUM Life Insurance Company of America
Settlement Conference via Zoom
Tuesday, Feb 16 2021
09:30AM
5:20-cv-08094-SVK - Lenk v. Monolithic Power Systems, Inc.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
Wednesday, Feb 17 2021
01:30PM
5:18-cv-05459-NC - Bosworth et al v. City Of San Jose et al
Settlement Conference via Zoom Meeting
Thursday, Feb 18 2021
09:30AM
4:20-cv-04551-JST - Johnson v. Dalip Properties Inc. et al
Settlement Conference via Zoom
Tuesday, Feb 23 2021
10:00AM
5:18-cv-03258-SVK - Alden v. AECOM Technology Corporation et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion for Summary Judgment
5:19-cv-07547-SVK - Hankins v. Calix, Inc.
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion Hearing
01:30PM
5:19-cv-02243-SVK - Ghadiri v. Andarys Enterprise, Inc. et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-00184-SVK - Johnson v. Bronelle LLC et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-02092-SVK - Love v. Abstract Cellular, Inc. et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-02177-SVK - Williams et al v. United States of America
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-04051-SVK - Johnson v. Pande et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-04692-SVK - Johnson v. Pande et al
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-04900-SVK - Johnson v. Flamengo & Lo et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
5:20-cv-05224-SVK - Johnson v. Hussain et al
Order to Show Cause Hearing
Thursday, Feb 25 2021
09:30AM
5:20-cv-02183-EJD - Ilaw v. CVS Retail
Settlement Conference via Zoom
Monday, Mar 1 2021
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Tuesday, Mar 2 2021
10:00AM
5:20-cv-07535-SVK - Big Sky Civil Tr et al v. Oath Holdings, Inc.
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Motion for Protective Order
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Wednesday, Mar 3 2021
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Thursday, Mar 4 2021
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
5:20-mj-71039-MAG - USA v. Miguel Vargas
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Preliminary Examination
Friday, Mar 5 2021
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
 
 
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PANDEMIC NOTICE AS TO ALL MATTERS PENDING BEFORE MAGISTRATE JUDGE VAN KEULEN

EFFECTIVE MARCH 12, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

1.  MANDATORY TELEPHONE/VIDEO APPEARANCES.  In light of the current public health emergency, all civil hearings, case management conferences, and criminal out-of-custody appearances set before Magistrate Judge van Keulen will be conducted by telephone or video. No motion to appear by telephone is required. Specific call-in/Zoom instructions will be posted on ECF no later than 48 hours in advance. Parties without electronic filing will receive information by email.  SCHEDULING days and times below still apply. 

 

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 will be conducted by confidential telephone or video conference. Contact information will be emailed to counsel.

 

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.  JURY TRIALS CONTINUED.  All civil jury trials set through Sept 30 have been continued and will be reset on a future date.


 

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 consolidated 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.  CASE DEADLINES REMAIN IN PLACE.  All civil case management schedules and deadlines remain in place. Submission of chamber's copies suspended pending further notice.


 

6.  PETTY OFFENSE/CENTRAL VIOLATIONS BUREAU CALENDARS SAN JOSE.

Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will handle the CVB Calendar:

 

September 2, 2020


December 2, 2020

 

SCHEDULING 
*Case Management Conferences: Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
*Civil Law & Motion Calendar: Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
*Civil Pretrial Conferences: Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
*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.

CRIMINAL DUTY SCHEDULE (2020)
Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will handle the Criminal Duty Calendar:

   February 2020                   

   May 2020

   August 2020

   December 2020

   March 2021

   July 2021

*All Criminal Duty Matters in 2020 will be heard on the Consolidated Criminal Calendar on Thursdays at 10:30AM unless specially set*

*All Criminal Duty Matters in 2021 will be heard on the Consolidated Criminal Calendar on Mondays-Fridays at 1:00PM unless specially set*


SALINAS CENTRAL VIOLATIONS BUREAU (CVB) (2020) 
Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will handle the CVB Calendar:

   August 3, 2020-VACATED

                                                                                                                                 
NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY (2020)
Please take notice that Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will be unavailable on the following days:

   October 5-9, 2020

   November 12-13, 2020

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

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 as such.


OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS

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

Telephonic Appearances-TEMPORARILY SUPERCEDED BY PANDEMIC NOTICE ABOVE are not permitted absent prior approval of the court. The requesting party must file an administrative motion to appear telephonically for each hearing for which such appearance is desired. Such request must be submitted 5 days before the conference. If the request is granted, the party must contact CourtCall Phone Conferencing at (866)582-6878 in advance of the hearing to schedule a telephonic appearance.To ensure the quality of the record, the parties should avoid the use of  mobile phones, speakerphones, or phones in other public places. If your matter is vacated after arranging for an appearance through CourtCall, please notify CourtCall that your matter has been taken off calendar and you do not need a telephonic appearance.  


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