Honorable Maria A. Audero

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Magistrate Judge

Roybal Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 255 E. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012, Courtroom 690, 6th Floor

Law and Motion Schedule: 
  1. All motions, unless otherwise stated, are heard in Courtroom 690 in the Roybal Federal Building
  2. Civil motions, including discovery motions, are heard on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.  If Tuesday is a holiday, the next motion date is the following Tuesday.  It is not necessary to clear a motion date with the Courtroom Deputy Clerk prior to filing the motion.  However, counsel shall check the Closed Motion Dates link above before filing a motion.  The Court reserves the right to continue motions sua sponte or decide them on the papers without oral argument.  (See Local Civil Rule 7-15.)
  3. Pro se motions are to be filed without requesting a hearing date.  The Court will determine whether a hearing is necessary and, if so, will set a hearing date.
  4. Discovery motions are to be scheduled before the Magistrate Judge, if referred by the District Judge.  Strict compliance with Local Civil Rule 37 et seq. is required.  Counsel should pay particular attention to Local Civil Rules 7-3, 37-1, and 37-2.4.  Motions not in compliance with the Local Rules are subject to rejection.
  5. Criminal motions are scheduled as required.  The parties must contact the Courtroom Deputy Clerk to schedule all such motions.
  6. Settlement conferences are held on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., unless otherwise scheduled by the Court.