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Honorable Meredith A. Jury

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United States Bankruptcy Court
Central District of California
3420 Twelfth Street, Suite 325 / Courtroom 301
Riverside, CA 92501-3819

(951) 774-1043

Courtroom Deputy
(951) 774-1091

Court Recorder Contact
(951) 774-1091

Emergency Motion Contacts
(951) 774-1091
(951) 774-1043


Telephonic Instructions

Instructions Regarding Telephonic Appearances for Judge Jury

  1. A written request must be mailed or called into the Courtroom Deputy (951) 774-1091 or the Law Clerk (951) 774-1043 at least three (3) days prior to the hearing:

Hon. Meredith A. Jury
United States Bankruptcy Court
3420 Twelfth Street, Suite 345
Riverside, CA 92501-3819
Attention: Law Clerk

  1. The written or verbal information must contain the following information:
  1. the name of the case and the bankruptcy case number; 
  2. the date and the time of the hearing and the type of matter to be heard; 
  3. the reason for the telephonic appearance and name of the person who will make the appearance; and  
  4. contact information including address, telephone and fax numbers
  1. Once the Judge has reviewed the request,  a Court Employee will call and advise that personal appearance is required or fax you information that telephonic appearance has been authorized.   The “Telephonic Conferencing Procedures” will be faxed to you. You must arrange for the conference call yourself through the telephone conferencing contact numbers provided by the Judicial Assistant. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR FOLLOWING UP AND  MAKING THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THIS CALL.
    Please Note: Telephonic Appearances are not permitted on Contested Calendar matters or the Chapter 13 Calendar.
    Permission for Telephonic Appearances  are  not required on  Uncontested Relief From the Automatic Stay Hearings held on Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.
    On Status Conference Hearings a Current Status Conference Report is required.
  1. The Judicial Assistant will advise the Courtroom Recorder and Courtroom Deputy of the approval of the request, so that they are aware of the telephonic appearance.

Printable version of Judge Jury's Telephonic Appearance Procedures

About the Judge


  • Appointed November 24, 1997 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Appointed to the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, 2007
  • Reappointed to the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, 2014
  • Reappointed November 24, 2011 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Current term expires November 23, 2025)


  • University of Colorado, Boulder, 1969, B.A. (cum laude) in English, Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1971, M.A. in economics, 1972, M.S. in English education
  • University of California Law School, Los Angeles, 1976, J.D.

Career Record:

  • 1976-97, Associate-Partner, Best Best and Krieger, LLP, Riverside, California
  • Admitted to the California State Bar and U. S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1976; U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1980

Professional Memberships:

  • Federal, California, and Riverside County Bar Associations
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