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Hall of Justice

Superior Court of California - County of San Diego: General Information: Rules of Court: Department Rules: Department 70
Department 70 Policies and Procedures - Honorable Randa Trapp
Central - Hall of Justice
Rev. April 16, 2013

Honorable Randa Trapp, Presiding

Department Staff
Court Clerk: (619) 450-7070
Calendar Clerk: (619) 450-7325- Phone hours: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  1. Ex Parte. Ex parte appearances are scheduled on Tuesday through Thursday at 8:30 a.m., by reservation only. Papers are due by noon the day prior to the hearing, with the appropriate fee. To reserve an ex parte hearing, contact the calendar clerk at the number provided above.  If you find that you will not be appearing after reserving your date, please contact the Department to cancel.

    Petitions for appointment of a Guardian Ad Litem and applications for orders for publication of summons may be made ex parte without the necessity of an appearance. The moving papers shall be submitted for review by the court and the court may set a hearing if such hearing is deemed necessary

  2. Law and Motion. Noticed motions hearing are by reservation only. To reserve a date contact the calendar clerk at the number provided above. Motions are heard on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Tentative rulings are normally available by 4:00 p.m. one day prior to the hearing.  At the conclusion of the Law and Motion hearing, the Court's Minute Order is the final order of the Court unless the Court directs counsel to prepare and submit an order.

  3. Case Management Conference. Case management conferences are heard on Fridays from 9:15 - 10:45 a.m.

  4. Trial Readiness Conference. Trial readiness conferences are heard on Fridays at 9:00 a.m., unless otherwise designated by the court.

  5. Trial Call.   Trials calls are set on Fridays at 8:45 a.m., unless otherwise designated by the court.

  6. Trial. Trial hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am until 12:00 noon and 1:30 pm until 4:30 pm unless otherwise ordered.

  7. Telephonic Appearance. The California Rules of Court shall govern telephonic appearances.

    Dept. 70 - Advance Trial Review Order

    Pre-Trial Checklist - Department 70

Policies and Procedures

Central Division - New Courthouse
Department 904 
Hon. Kevin A. Enright
Probate Department 502 
Hon. Robert C. Longstreth
Probate Department 503 
Hon. Julia Craig Kelety
Probate Department 504 
Hon. Jeffrey S. Bostwick

Central Division - Hall of Justice
Department 64 
Hon. John S. Meyer
Department 65 
Hon. Ronald F. Frazier
Department 66 
Hon. Kenneth J. Medel
Department 67 
Hon. Eddie C. Sturgeon
Department 68 
Hon. Richard S. Whitney
Department 69 
Hon. Katherine A. Bacal
Department 70 
Hon. Randa Trapp
Department 71 
Hon. Gregory W. Pollack
Department 72 
Hon. Timothy B. Taylor
Department 73 
Hon. Joel R. Wohlfeil
Department 74 
Hon. Ronald L. Styn
Department 75 
Hon. Richard E. L. Strauss

North County Division
Department N-26 
Hon. Pamela M. Parker
Department N-27 
Hon. Jacqueline M. Stern
Department N-28 
Hon. Earl H. Maas, III
Department N-29 
Hon. Robert P. Dahlquist
Department N-31 
Hon. Timothy M. Casserly
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