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2017 Judicial Assignments

JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017

 

Judge Barry T. LaBarbera will be the Presiding Judge for 2017.  Judge Ginger E. Garrett will be the Assistant Presiding Judge and act as Presiding Judge in Judge LaBarbera’s absence.  The following are the assignments effective January 1, 2017: 

 

 

CRIMINAL TEAM

 

Judge Jacquelyn H. Duffy, Team Leader, Department 1

Judge Dodie A. Harman, Department 3

Judge Gayle L. Peron, Department 5

Judge John A. Trice, Department 6

Judge Craig van Rooyen, Department 7

Assigned Judge, Department 8

Assigned Judge Michael L. Duffy, Department 10

Judge Linda D. Hurst, Supervising Juvenile Judge, Juvenile Services Center (JSC)
and Department 12

Commissioner Timothy S. Covello, Veterans Memorial Building (SLO)

and Paso Robles Branch Court

 

 

DUTIES:             The criminal team will handle all felony and misdemeanor criminal cases from arraignment to disposition, along with criminal writs, and Mentally Disordered Offender petitions (P.C. 2960).  All felony and misdemeanor pretrial hearings, motions, and trials will be heard in the department where the defendant’s case is assigned following arraignment.  The judge presiding in that department will be assigned for all purposes for the balance of the case.    Motions should be noticed at least ten (10) days in advance of the hearing date, trial or preliminary hearing.  Applications for criminal writs on actions taken by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) should be filed with the Civil Department and will be assigned to a criminal bench officer based on the surname of the petitioner.  Ex parte applications should be presented to the Criminal Department, Room 220.  All juvenile delinquency and dependency calendars and contested hearings will be heard in Department 12 and at the Juvenile Services Center.  Juvenile traffic will be called by a designated hearing officer at the Juvenile Services Center and by Commissioner Covello at the Paso Robles Courthouse.  Traffic calendars will be called at the SLO Veterans Memorial Building and the Paso Robles Courthouse.

 

 

 

Criminal Calendar – San Luis Obispo

Adult Drug Court

Department 3,  8:25 a.m., Fri.

Behavioral Treatment Court/ATCC

Department 5, 9:00 a.m. Fri.

Veterans Treatment Court

Department 6, 2:30 p.m. 1st & 3rd Mon.

Arraignments, Sentencings, Pretrials/
Pre-Preliminary Hearings

8:30 a.m. Mon. through Fri.

 

Preliminary Hearings, Contested Probation Violation Hearings & Evidentiary Motions

TBA

MDO Petitions (P.C. 2960)

Department 1   1:30 p.m. Wed.

Department 5   1:30 p.m. Tues.

Department 6   1:30 p.m. Thurs.

Department 7       1:30 p.m. Mon.

Department 8   1:30 p.m. Wed.

Department 10 1:30 p.m. Tues.

Jury Trials

TBA

PC270 In- Custody Arraignments
Return on Bench Warrants

 

8:30 a.m. Mon. Tues. Wed. & Thurs. in
appropriate misdemeanor criminal courtroom

Qawi Hearings

Department 10    8:00 a.m. 3rd Fri.

Parole Revocation Hearings

Department 10   10:00 a.m. 3rd Fri.

 

 

All cases will be assigned equitably from the following electronic wheels:  Misdemeanor, Felony, Multi-Defendant, SVP & Sex Cases and Homicide.

 

Judge/Dept

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 

Friday

Judge J. Duffy  D1

Felony

Misd

Felony

Judge Set Only

All Criminal Calendars

Judge Harman  D3

Felony Arraign/EDP/

Prop. 36 1 yr Review

Felony

Arraign/EDP/

Prop. 36 1 yr Review

Felony Arraign/EDP/

Prop. 36 1 yr Review

Felony Arraign/EDP/

 

 

Drug Court

Judge Peron D5

Misd

Felony

Judge Set Only

Felony

BHTC/

ATCC

 

Judge Trice  D6

Veteran’s Court

Felony

 

Misd

Felony

 

Judge Set Only

 

Judge van Rooyan D7

Felony

Judge Set

Only

Felony

Misd

Judge Set Only

 

Judge Vacancy D8

Felony

Judge Set Only

Felony

Misd

Judge Set Only

 

Judge Duffy  D10

Misd

 

Felony

Judge Set Only

Felony

Judge Set Only

Qawi 3r Fri.

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

Juvenile Calendar – Juvenile Services Center (JSC) and Department 12

Dependency (300) Calendars

1:30 p.m. Wed. Dept. 12

1:30 p.m. Thurs. Dept. 12

Delinquency (602) Calendars

8:30 a.m. Mon. JSC

8:30 a.m. Tues. JSC

8:30 a.m. Thurs. JSC

Dependency (300) Contested Hearings

8:30 a.m. Wed. Dept. 12

8:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Fri. Dept. 12

Delinquency (602) Contested Hearings

1:30 p.m. Mon. JSC

1:30 p.m. Tues. JSC

 

Dependency(300)/Delinquency(602) Detention Hearings

11:00 a.m. Fri.   Dept. 12

 

All traffic, minor misdemeanors, infractions, juvenile traffic and juvenile drug court will be called by Commissioner Covello at the Veterans Memorial Building and Paso Robles Courthouse.

 

Traffic Calendars

Adult Traffic Arraignments

 

 

Walk-in Warrants

9:00 a.m. Tues.– Veterans Memorial Building

1:30 p.m. Wed.– Paso Robles Dept. P-1

9:00 a.m. Thurs.– Veterans Memorial Building

 

11:00 a.m. Tues. & Thurs. – Vet’s Memorial Building

1:30 p.m.  Wed. – Paso Robles Dept. P-1

Adult Traffic Trials

1:30 p.m. Tues.– Veterans Memorial Building

9:00 a.m. Wed.– Paso Robles Dept. P-1

1:30 p.m. Thurs.– Veterans Memorial Building

 

  Informal Juvenile and Traffic Arraignments

 

   

 

2:30 p.m. Wed.– Paso Robles Dept. P-1

 

1:30 p.m. Fri. – Veterans Memorial Building

(Called by a Deputy Probation Officer sitting as a

hearing officer)

Informal Juvenile Contested Hearings

10:30 a.m. Wed.– Paso Robles Dept. P-1

 

Family Treatment Court

1:00 p.m. Mon. – Veterans Memorial Building

 

Delinquency Drug Court

1:00 p.m. Fri. – JSC

 

Education Code Arraignments

10:30 a.m. 3rd Wed. of Month–Paso Robles Dept. P-1

3:00 p.m. 3rd Thurs. of the Month- Veterans Memorial Building

Education Code Trials

8:45 a.m. Mon. – Paso Robles Dept. P-1

1:30 p.m. Thurs. – Veterans Memorial Building

 

 

 

CIVIL TEAM

 

Judge Charles S. Crandall, Team Leader - SLO Department 9

Judge Barry T. LaBarbera, SLO Department 2

Assigned Judge, Paso Robles Department P-2

Commissioner Timothy S. Covello – Veterans’ Memorial Building/Paso Robles Department P-1

 

DUTIES:             The civil team will hear civil matters, probate, mental health, adoptions and small claims trials de novo.  All proceedings will be heard by the judge who has been assigned to manage the case for all purposes.  All motions should be calendared for that department after a date has been secured from the Clerk’s Office.  Jury trials, court trials and other contested hearings may be conducted Monday through Friday on a schedule determined by the judicial officer.  Judges LaBarbera and Crandall will be the designated CEQA judges for 2017.

 

 

Civil Calendars

PASO ROBLES DEPARTMENT  P-2

 

Ex Parte Hearings

Probate Calendar

(Guardianships, Conservatorships, Minor Compromise, Special Needs & Trust)

LPS Conservatorship

Probate Trials/Ex Partes

 

 8:30 a.m.             Mon.

9:00 a.m.        Fri. in SLO – Dept. 10

 

 

9:30 a.m.              Fri. in SLO – Dept. 10

10:00 a.m.            Fri. in SLO – Dept. 10

 

  Case Management Conferences

  Small Claims/Trials de Novo

  Short Cause Court Trials

  Temporary Restraining Order Hearings

  9:00 a.m.        Mon. & Wed.

10:00 a.m.        Mon.

10:00 a.m.        Mon.

  8:30 a.m.        Wed.

 

  Mediation/Settlement Conferences

  Law & Motion

10:30 a.m.            Mon. – Thurs.

  9:00 a.m.            Tues.

 

  Trials

  Unlawful Detainer Trials

 

10:30 a.m.        Mon. – Thurs.

  8:30 a.m.        Tues.


SAN LUIS OBISPO DEPARTMENT 9

 

Ex Parte Hearings

 

Temporary Restraining Order Hearings,  Small Claim DQs, OSC re Name Change, Unlawful Detainer Trials   

 

 

8:30 a.m.            Mon. & Thurs.

  

9:30 a.m.            Thurs.

 

 

Law & Motion

Trial Calendar

   Case Management Conferences

   Readiness Conferences

  

  9:00 a.m.          Wed.

  1:30 p.m.          Mon. – Fri.

  9:00 a.m.          Mon. & Thurs.

 10:00 a.m.      Mon.

   Probate Calendar (Estates & Trusts)

 

  9:00 a.m.          Tues.

 

   Adoptions

 

   9:00 a.m.       Fri. (1st & 3rd)

SAN LUIS OBISPO DEPARTMENT 2

 

Ex Parte Hearings

 

 

8:30 a.m.            Mon., Tues., Wed. & Fri.

 

 

 

Law and Motion

Readiness Conferences

Case Mgmt. Conf.

Pretrial Disc. Conf.

Small Claims/Trials de Novo

Unlawful Detainer Trials

Trials

 

 

 9:00 a.m.           Thurs.

 9:00 a.m.       Mon.

 9:00 a.m.           Mon., Tues. & Wed.

  9:00 a.m.       Mon., Tues. & Wed.

 9:00 a.m.       Mon.

  9:00 a.m.       Mon., Tues.

  10:00 p.m.         Mon.

Mediation/Settlement Conferences

Mental Health Calendar

  9:00 a.m.            Frid.

  9:00 a.m.       Mon., Tues., Wed. & Frid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Claims Calendar

 

Small Claims Calendar

8:45 a.m.            Fri. – Veterans Memorial Building

 

Small Claims Calendar

9:00 a.m.            Mon. – Paso Robles - Dept. P-1

 

 

 

               NOTES ON CIVIL: Counsel requesting a court reporter for civil law and motion matters must make arrangements to bring their own court reporter. Local Rule of Court 18.00(c) may be invoked due to a current shortage of certified shorthand reporters. Counsel should expect to be prepared for trial on the assigned date.

 

 

FAMILY LAW TEAM

Team Leader, Judge Ginger Garrett, SLO – Department 4
Judge Rita Federman, Paso Robles, Department P-1
Commissioner Erin Childs, SLO – Department 11

San Luis Obispo – Dept. 4 – Judge Garrett

 

Monday

Garrett

Tuesday

Garrett

D11- Wednesday

Garrett

Thursday

Garrett

Friday

Garrett

8:30

Ex partes

Ex partes

Ex partes

Ex partes

Judge Set Only

9:00

RFO Calendar

Trials/RFO’s

Trials/RFO’s Status Conference

Clerk set 2nd /Court Set 4th Wed.

Dept. 11

Trials

Judge Set only

12:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

1:30

Trials/RFOs

Trials/RFOs

Trials/RFOs

Dept. 11

Trials

 

Judge Set Only

San Luis Obispo – Depart.  11 & 12 - Commissioner Childs

 

D12- Monday

Childs

D12- Tuesday

Childs

D4- Wednesday

Childs

D11- Thursday

Childs

D11- Friday

Childs

8:25

Ex partes

 

Ex partes

Ex partes

 

Ex partes

Ex partes

8:30

Family Support  Calendar

RFO Calendar

 

 

DV Calendar

Trials

Dept. 4

Trials/Mediation

 

Trials/Mediation

 

12:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

1:30

Trials/Mediation

 

 

Trials/Mediation

 

 

Trials/Mediation

Status Conference

2nd Wednesday Clerk set

Dept. 4

Trials/Mediation

Status Conference

3rd Thursday

Court Set

Trials/Mediation

 

Paso Robles – Dept. P1 – Judge Federman

 

Monday

Federman

Tuesday

Federman

Wednesday

Federman

Thursday

Federman

Friday

Federman

8:30

Ex parte

Ex parte

Ex parte

Judge Set Only

Ex parte

9:00

Trials/Mediation

 

Trials/Mediation

 

Trials/Mediation

 

RFO Calendar

 

Trials/Mediation

12:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:30

Trials/Mediation

1st Mon Status – Court Set

3rd Mon Status –

Clerk Set

DV Calendar

Trials/Mediation

To be heard in Paso Hearing Room

Trials/Mediation

 

 

Trials/Mediation

 

NOTES ON FAMILY LAW:

  • No court reporter will be provided by the Court in any Family Law calendar; parties desiring a court reporter should make arrangements for a pro tem reporter
  • Commissioner Childs will call the AB1058 Family Support calendar in Department 12.

 

 

 

APPELLATE DIVISION

 

Judge Barry T. LaBarbera (Presiding Judge)

Judge Charles S. Crandall

Judge Ginger E. Garrett

Dodie A. Harman (Alternate)

 

CALENDAR:      Oral Argument - 4:00 p.m. First Thursday of Each Month