CHIEF United States District Judge  Kimberly J. Mueller (KJM)

Robert T. Matsui United States Courthouse

501 I Street

Sacramento, CA  95814


Courtroom 3, 15th floor




Judge Staff

Courtroom Deputy

Casey Schultz
(916) 930-4193


This contact information is available for case related questions.

Judicial Assistant

Patti Andrews
(916) 930-4260


This contact information is available for non-case related questions.

Court Reporter

For court reporter information and to order transcripts click here

Law Clerks

Haven DePietro
Jo Eom
Jane Farrell
Aditi Ghatlia
Bryant Pulsipher
Julian Schneider


(916) 930-4260
Fax: (916) 930-4129

*** Please call the Clerk's Office Helpdesk at          916-930-4000 for all case related or filing questions***

Important information
Consistent with Local Rule 180(e) and the principles articulated in the Preamble to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the Sacramento County Bar Association's Standards of Professional Conduct are applicable in Judge Mueller's courtroom and in all litigation of matters before her. 



case management procedures
Procedures to be followed in Cases Assigned to Chief U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller
motion schedule
Available Civil Law & Motion Dates:
IMPORTANT: Local Rule 230 has been updated, effective March 1, 2022.
December 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
January 27, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
February 17, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
***Law & Motion dates are not reserved.***

***The court prefers in-person oral argument for civil law and motion practice; however, requests for virtual appearance will be considered on a hearing-by-hearing basis.  Any request to appear remotely under Local Rule 174 must be filed as a stipulation and proposed order no less than seven calendar days in advance of the noticed hearing date. There will be no hybrid appearances; all persons appearing in a single case must appear by the same format.***


Criminal Calendar:
Held on Mondays at 9:00 a.m.

Currently, the following dates are NOT available:

November 21, 2022

December 19 and 26, 2022

January 2, 16 and 30, 2023

February 20, 2023


See Local Rules for proper noticing of motions.

Chief Judge Mueller's court calendars.

Calendars are subject to last minute changes. Please verify last minute changes with the Courtroom Deputy.