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


Last Updated: May 21 2024 6:02AM
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Tuesday, May 21 2024
- Judge-Unavailable
Thursday, May 23 2024
01:30PM
5:19-cv-07016-SVK - Hubbard et al. v. Google LLC et al
In Person Status Conference
Tuesday, May 28 2024
10:00AM
5:21-cv-07372-SVK - Huemer v. Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Foundation et al
Motion for Summary Judgment [102] Hearing
Motion for Summary Judgment [93] Hearing
Wednesday, May 29 2024
10:00AM
3:23-cv-04070-AMO - HAWKvision eMMERSION COMPUTING LLC v. Tangible Play, Inc.
In Person Settlement Conference
Monday, Jun 3 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Tuesday, Jun 4 2024
10:00AM
5:23-cv-06071-SVK - Mattson Technology, Inc. v. Applied Materials, Inc. et al
Motion to Dismiss [56], [59] Hearings
5:24-cv-00623-SVK - Hoffman v. United States Department of Health and Human Services et al
Motion to Dismiss
5:24-cv-02161-SVK - Queen v. Mooney
Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Wednesday, Jun 5 2024
09:30AM
- SJ CVB CALENDAR
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
5:05-cr-00219-BLF-1 - USA v. Frank Manuel Abila
Revocation-Initial App Hearing (Unseal Form 12)
5:21-mj-70317-MAG-1 - USA v. Jeffrey Price (CUSTODY)
Status Conference
Thursday, Jun 6 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Friday, Jun 7 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
5:06-cr-00528-EJD-1 - USA v. Cirilo Basas
Revocation-Initial Appearance Hearing (Unseal Form 12 Dkt. 93, 95)
Monday, Jun 10 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Tuesday, Jun 11 2024
09:30AM
- CMC\STATUS DAY VIA ZOOM
5:22-cv-00866-SVK - Oh v. Sunvalleytek International, Inc.
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-01522-SVK - Stern v. Vectra AI, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-02184-SVK - Monroe v. United States of America
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
5:23-cv-02269-SVK - Silva v. City of Santa Clara
Status Conference
5:24-cv-00701-SVK - Artiaga Castillo v. City Of San Jose
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:24-cv-00753-SVK - Daoud Araiza v. BMW of North America LLC
For connection information, please see the judge's page.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:24-cv-01236-SVK - California Spine And Neurosurgery Institute v. Aetna Life Insurance Co.
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
5:24-cv-01549-SVK - Lin v. Amazon.com Services LLC
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
10:00AM
- OSC DAY VIA ZOOM
5:22-cv-00866-SVK - Oh v. Sunvalleytek International, Inc.
Motion for Preliminary Injunction
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
5:24-cr-00166-SVK-1 - USA v. Xavier Alex Alvarado
Change of Plea & Sentencing Hearing
Wednesday, Jun 12 2024
09:30AM
5:22-cv-03077-NC - Jain v. Tesla Inc.
Further In Person Settlement Conference
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Thursday, Jun 13 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
5:24-cr-00226-BLF-7 - USA v. Salvador Mexicano (CUSTODY)
Initial Appearance
5:24-cr-00226-BLF-10 - USA v. Lorenzo Garcia (CUSTODY)
Initial Appearance
Friday, Jun 14 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Monday, Jun 17 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Tuesday, Jun 18 2024
10:00AM
5:23-cv-02928-SVK - Ramachandran v. City of Los Altos et al
Motion Hearing
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Thursday, Jun 20 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Friday, Jun 21 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Monday, Jun 24 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Tuesday, Jun 25 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Wednesday, Jun 26 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Thursday, Jun 27 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
Friday, Jun 28 2024
01:00PM
- CRIMINAL DUTY
 
 
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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 CRD 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) (2024) @ 9:30AM VIA ZOOM

March 6, 2024

June 5, 2024

September 4, 2024

November 6, 2024

6.  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.

7. SAN JOSE CRIMINAL DUTY SCHEDULE (2024) @ 1:00PM

March 2024

June 2024

September 2024

November 2024

*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                                                                                                             

8. NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY (2024)
Please take notice that Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen will be unavailable on the following days:

April 15-April 17, 2024

April 24-April 26, 2024

May 9 through May 21, 2024

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

9. 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