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
(N.D. Cal.)
LocationPhillip Burton Federal Building
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Appeals toNinth Circuit
EstablishedAugust 5, 1886
Judges14
Chief JudgeRichard Seeborg
Officers of the court
U.S. AttorneyStephanie Hinds (acting)
U.S. MarshalDonald M. O'Keefe
www.cand.uscourts.gov

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).