|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of California|
|Station:||San Francisco, CA|
|Active:||3/13/1999 - Present|
|Undergraduate:||Grinnell College, B.A., 1977|
|Law School:||Columbia University, J.D., 1981|
Joseph Spero is a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He was appointed to this position on March 13, 1999.
Judge Spero began his career in 1981 as a law clerk on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He joined the law firm of Skaden, Arps, et al. in 1982 and the firm of Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, LLP in 1984. He became a partner of the latter in 1989. He worked in this position and as a Judge Pro Tem for the San Francisco Superior Court until 1999.
- United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit