Contact the Electronic Court Recorder/Court Reporter Coordinator at 619-557-7310.
Check with the Courtroom Deputy of the assigned Judge for the correct procedures.
Attorney substitutions must be submitted in pleading format. Refer to Local Civil Rule 83.3 - Attorneys - Admission to Practice Standards of Conduct - Duties
g. Appearances, Substitutions and Withdrawal of Attorneys.
2. Substitutions. When an attorney of record for any person ceases to act for a party, such party must appear in person or appoint another attorney by a written substitution of attorney signed by the party, the attorney ceasing to act, and the newly appointed attorney, or by a written designation filed in the case and served upon the attorney ceasing to act, unless attorney is deceased, in which event the designation of a new attorney will so state. Until such substitution is approved by the court, the authority of the attorney of record will continue for all proper purposes.
Copies are available free of charge on on website, www.casd.uscourts.gov. If you prefer, mail a check or money order in the amount of $3.00 payable to the Clerk of Court and a self-addressed 9.5" x 12" envelope with $2.00 postage to the Clerk's Office, 333 W. Broadway, Ste. 420, San Diego, CA 92101.
Call the courtroom deputy or chambers of the judge assigned to the case.
Contact the courtroom deputy to set a hearing date.
San Diego and Imperial Counties.
Arraignments on new complaints take place in the Edward J. Schwartz Courthouse (221 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101) within 72 hours of arrest. Check the Magistrate Judge Duty Calendar.
Defendants are held at various at places, including Metropolitan Correctional Center in San Diego, Imperial County Jail in El Centro (ICJ), Western Region Detention Facility in San Diego (GEO), Corrections Corporation of America [San Diego Correctional Facility in Otay Mesa (CCA)], California City in Arizona (CALCITY), just to name a few.