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
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
IMPORTANT: Local Rule 230 has been updated, effective March 1, 2022.
April 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
May 19, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
June 30, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
July 21, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
August 11, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
September 1 and 22, 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.***


Held on Mondays at 9:00 a.m., except for the following UNAVAILABLE dates: 

February 20 and 27, 2023

April 3, 2023

May 22 and 29, 2023

June 5, 12 and 19, 2023

July 3, 24 and 31, 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.