United States District Court for the Northern District of California
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California (in case citations, N.D. Cal.) is the federal United States district court whose jurisdiction comprises following counties of California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma. The court hears cases in its courtrooms in Eureka, Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose. It is headquartered in San Francisco.
|United States District Court for the Northern District of California|
|Location||Phillip Burton Federal Building|
|Appeals to||Ninth Circuit|
|Established||August 5, 1886|
|Chief Judge||Richard Seeborg|
|Officers of the court|
|U.S. Attorney||Stephanie Hinds (acting)|
|U.S. Marshal||Donald M. O'Keefe|
Cases from the Northern District of California are appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (except for patent claims and claims against the U.S. government under the Tucker Act, which are appealed to the Federal Circuit).