Honorable Charles F. Eick

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Magistrate Judge

United States Courthouse, ​312 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012, Courtroom 20, 3rd Floor​

Law and Motion Schedule: 

​Civil motions customarily are heard on Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
If a motion is to be noticed for hearing on a Friday at 9:30 a.m., it is not necessary to clear a motion date with the court's deputy clerk prior to filing the motion. The provision of Local Rule 6 governing the service of a notice of motion served personally shall govern a notice of motion served electronically.

Judges' Procedures: 
  1. Inquiries concerning the status of a motion, stipulation or proposed order should be made to the Court's deputy clerk. Counsel are not allowed to contact the Judge's law clerk or secretary, or to communicate with the Court or Chambers by means of the Court's email address other than to email proposed orders.
  2. Settlement conferences may be heard any day of the week, usually at 1:30 p.m. Counsel should select a date for the settlement conference in consultation with the Court's deputy clerk. Counsel should select the date at least two weeks in advance. After the date is selected, the Court usually will issue an order regarding settlement conference procedures.
  3. For general information on how to order a transcript of any reported or digitally recorded proceeding, please contact 213-894-3015 or visit the court website (www.cacd.uscourts.gov) section referring to Court Reporter/Recorder Transcripts. If you require an estimate of cost for the preparation of a transcript, contact the court reporter/recorder for the desired proceeding.
    To determine the court reporter/recorder for a particular proceeding, go to the Court Reporter Schedule web page and click on View by Date. Once you've determined the correct court reporter/recorder for the desired session, click on Court Reporter Phone and Email List for contact information.
  4. It is the responsibility of the parties to obtain the services of an interpreter in a civil case if an interpreter is needed. Counsel may contact the Court Interpreter Coordinator at (213) 894-4599 to arrange for such services.
  5. Questions concerning law clerk or extern positions should be communicated via letter to the Magistrate Judge.