The Honorable Richard K. Sueyoshi

Sacramento County Superior Court, Department 28

Biography

The Hon. Richard K. Sueyoshi is a judge for the Sacramento County Superior Court in California. He was appointed to the bench in 2009 by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

He is a registered Democrat.

Judge Sueyoshi received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1996. While in law school, Sueyoshi served as an extern for the Utah Supreme Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court.

After graduating from law school, Sueyoshi returned to California, where he would join the Sacramento law firm of Downey Brand LLP as an associate. Sueyoshi would remain with the law firm for his entire legal career outside of the bench. He would later be named a partner for the firm, where he practiced business and commercial litigation.

While on the bench, Judge Sueyoshi has presided over the Prerogative Writ Department.

Sueyoshi, who is of Japanese descent, has been an advocate for diversity in the workplace and also served on the Sacramento County Bar Association's Diversity Hiring and Retention Committee.

He has also served on the Sacramento Barrister's Club, the Sacramento County Bar Association's Nominating Committee, and the Judiciary Committee.

His other memberships have included the Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court, the Sacramento Asian/Pacific Chamber of Commerce, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and as past-president of the Asian Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento.

Recent Rulings by Hon. Richard K. Sueyoshi

  • IGNACIO VALVERDE VS. WESTROCK SERVICES LLC A GEORGIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. No appearance is required subject to the following conditions:

    The Court is advised that on November 12, 2020, Judge Kr...

  • ADRIENNE ANTONE VS. ACRT, INC.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received Plaintiffs' Case Management Statement, filed February 16, 2021. No appearance is required subject to the...

  • CHRISTIE WINSTON VS.EXECAP, INC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Statement, filed February 11, 2021. No appearance is required subject ...

  • BARBARA BENNETT VS. ACRT INC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received Plaintiffs' Case Management Statement, filed February 16, 2021. No appearance is required subject to the...

  • NICLOE O'NEAL VS. SYNCTRUCK, LLC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 16, 2021.

    No appearance ...

  • LILLIAN CRAVEN VS. APRO LLC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 16, 2021.

    No appearance i...

  • PINE MANOR INVESTORS LLC VS. FPI MANAGEMENT INC

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 5, 2021.

    No appearance is...

  • MAYDA PEREA, ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL CURRENT AND FORMER AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES VS. HORIZON PERSONNEL SERVICES, INC.

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Statement Regarding Status of Mediation and Case Management, filed February 5, 2021.<...

  • MICHAEL MURPHY VS. ROCKLER RETAIL GROUP INC

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 9, 2021.

    No appearance i...

  • MICHAEL L PERRY VS. RENN TRANSPORTATION INC

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the initial Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Stipulation to Vacate Case Management Conference. No appearance is required s...

  • ISMAEL PITA VS. FARMERS RICE COOPERATIVE

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Statement, filed February 5, 2021. No appearance is required subject t...

  • JAMES GASSY VS. CAPITAL EXPRESS LINES

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement – Complex, filed January 28, 2021.

    No ap...

  • PAUL AYLIN VS. LENNAR HOMES OF CALIFORNIA, INC.

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Status Report for Further Case Management Conference, filed January 27, 2021.

    ...

  • PHILLIP MORGAN VS. CORE MARK INTERNATIONAL INC

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 5, 2021. The Court is advised th...

  • RICHARD SMIGELSKI IN HIS REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY VS. PENNYMAC FINANCIAL SERVICES INC

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 11, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties Updated Joint Status Report, filed January 28, 2021. No appearance is required subject to the...

  • YVETTE VAZQUEZ VS. MC ELECTRONICS, LLC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the initial compliance hearing set for February 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the Declaration of Cassandra Cita Regarding Disbursement of Settlement Funds (Cita Declaration), filed January ...

  • ESMERALDA CASTANON VS. WINCO HOLDINGS, INC., AN IDAHO CORPORATION

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the initial Case Management Conference set for February 5, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 21, 2021.

    No appearance ...

  • ANNA LEE VS. KB HOME COASTAL INC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Order to Show Cause re: Dismissal hearing scheduled for February 5, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40: No appearance is required subject to the following conditions:

    As to Plaintiffs, the Court is advised tha...

  • EDUARDO RUIZ VS. SUTTER HOME WINERY INC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 5, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Updated Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 26, 2021.

    No appea...

  • BRADLEY LA VERNE VS. THE SILVER F INC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the compliance hearing set for February 5, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40.

    The Court has received the Supplemental Declaration of Makenna Snow of ILYM Group, Inc., Regarding Disbursement of Settlement Funds (Sn...

  • DIANNE JULIAN VS. RIGHT NOW COURIERS, LLC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. No appearance is required.

    The Court has entered Plaintiff's Request for Dismissal of Pre-Certification Class Action Law...

  • ANTHONY STINSON VS. KB HOMES SACRAMENTO INC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 7, 2021.

    No appearance is r...

  • MARCEL GORDON VS. HOSPICE SOURCE LLC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received Plaintiffs' Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 12, 2021. The Court has also received Defe...

  • MICHAEL LEPORE, ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND ALL AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES PURSUANT TO LABOR CODE 2698 ET SEQ. VS. IL FORNAIO (AMERICA) CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 15, 2021.

    No appearance is ...

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Recent Rulings by Hon. Richard K. Sueyoshi

  • IGNACIO VALVERDE VS. WESTROCK SERVICES LLC A GEORGIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. No appearance is required subject to the following conditions:

    The Court is advised that on November 12, 2020, Judge Kr...

  • ADRIENNE ANTONE VS. ACRT, INC.

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received Plaintiffs' Case Management Statement, filed February 16, 2021. No appearance is required subject to the...

  • CHRISTIE WINSTON VS.EXECAP, INC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Statement, filed February 11, 2021. No appearance is required subject ...

  • BARBARA BENNETT VS. ACRT INC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received Plaintiffs' Case Management Statement, filed February 16, 2021. No appearance is required subject to the...

  • NICLOE O'NEAL VS. SYNCTRUCK, LLC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 16, 2021.

    No appearance ...

  • LILLIAN CRAVEN VS. APRO LLC

    Feb 23, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 26, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 16, 2021.

    No appearance i...

  • PINE MANOR INVESTORS LLC VS. FPI MANAGEMENT INC

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 5, 2021.

    No appearance is...

  • MAYDA PEREA, ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL CURRENT AND FORMER AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES VS. HORIZON PERSONNEL SERVICES, INC.

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Statement Regarding Status of Mediation and Case Management, filed February 5, 2021.<...

  • MICHAEL MURPHY VS. ROCKLER RETAIL GROUP INC

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 9, 2021.

    No appearance i...

  • MICHAEL L PERRY VS. RENN TRANSPORTATION INC

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the initial Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Stipulation to Vacate Case Management Conference. No appearance is required s...

  • ISMAEL PITA VS. FARMERS RICE COOPERATIVE

    Feb 17, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 19, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Statement, filed February 5, 2021. No appearance is required subject t...

  • JAMES GASSY VS. CAPITAL EXPRESS LINES

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement – Complex, filed January 28, 2021.

    No ap...

  • PAUL AYLIN VS. LENNAR HOMES OF CALIFORNIA, INC.

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Status Report for Further Case Management Conference, filed January 27, 2021.

    ...

  • PHILLIP MORGAN VS. CORE MARK INTERNATIONAL INC

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed February 5, 2021. The Court is advised th...

  • RICHARD SMIGELSKI IN HIS REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY VS. PENNYMAC FINANCIAL SERVICES INC

    Feb 09, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 11, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties Updated Joint Status Report, filed January 28, 2021. No appearance is required subject to the...

  • YVETTE VAZQUEZ VS. MC ELECTRONICS, LLC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the initial compliance hearing set for February 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the Declaration of Cassandra Cita Regarding Disbursement of Settlement Funds (Cita Declaration), filed January ...

  • ESMERALDA CASTANON VS. WINCO HOLDINGS, INC., AN IDAHO CORPORATION

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the initial Case Management Conference set for February 5, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 21, 2021.

    No appearance ...

  • ANNA LEE VS. KB HOME COASTAL INC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Order to Show Cause re: Dismissal hearing scheduled for February 5, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40: No appearance is required subject to the following conditions:

    As to Plaintiffs, the Court is advised tha...

  • EDUARDO RUIZ VS. SUTTER HOME WINERY INC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for February 5, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Updated Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 26, 2021.

    No appea...

  • BRADLEY LA VERNE VS. THE SILVER F INC

    Feb 03, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the compliance hearing set for February 5, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40.

    The Court has received the Supplemental Declaration of Makenna Snow of ILYM Group, Inc., Regarding Disbursement of Settlement Funds (Sn...

  • DIANNE JULIAN VS. RIGHT NOW COURIERS, LLC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. No appearance is required.

    The Court has entered Plaintiff's Request for Dismissal of Pre-Certification Class Action Law...

  • ANTHONY STINSON VS. KB HOMES SACRAMENTO INC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 7, 2021.

    No appearance is r...

  • MARCEL GORDON VS. HOSPICE SOURCE LLC

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received Plaintiffs' Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 12, 2021. The Court has also received Defe...

  • MICHAEL LEPORE, ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND ALL AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES PURSUANT TO LABOR CODE 2698 ET SEQ. VS. IL FORNAIO (AMERICA) CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION

    Jan 26, 2021 |  Sacramento County

    The Court issues the following tentative ruling in advance of the Case Management Conference scheduled for January 29, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., by remote appearance in Department 40. The Court has received the parties' Joint Case Management Conference Statement, filed January 15, 2021.

    No appearance is ...

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