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Rev. 112012 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2011 U.S.C. app  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Otero, Samuel Court Organization U.S. District Court Date Report 05/10/2012 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge, Active  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Fmal Reporting Period 01/01/2011 12/31/2011 Chambers Office Address 
United States District Court 312 North Spring Street, Room 244-P Los Angeles, 90012 
JMPO ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Insert signature last page. POSIT! ONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Board Member  Judge Michel Intellectual Property American Inn Court 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 
2003 California Judges Retirement Plan; Pension Upon Retirement, Age 
1988 Los Angeles Employees Retirement Plan; Pension Upon Retirement, Age 

05/10/2012
Otero, Samuel 
III. NON-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) 01/2011 Los Angeles Employee Retirement Pension $16,000.00 Spouse's Non-Investment Income you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section.
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 01/2011 Los Angeles Unified School District 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see 25-27 filing ms/ructions) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

U.S. Department Justice Sep. 19-22, 2012 Columbia, South Carolina National Advocacy Center Meals, Hotel, Transportation Program Participant GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable gifts.)  
SOURCE  DESCRIPTION  VALUE  L.A. LP. Inn Court  Membership  $750.00 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

05/10/2012
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions dunng reportmg period  
(includmg trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (!) (2) (2) (3) (4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from pnor disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) 
(A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) 
Franklin California Tax Free Income Fund Dividend Galliard Stable Value (LA Def. Interest 
Comp.Wash. Mutual Liquid)  First Investors Cash Management Fund (brokerage acct First Investors Investment Grade Fund (brokerage acct #I) First Investors Fund for Income (brokerage acct #1) Oppenheimer Discovery Fund  Dividend Dividend Dividend Dividend  Sold  04/!9/1  Oppenheimer Equity Fund  Dividend  Aviva Life Insurance Strategy Select  Dividend  Great American Life Insurance  Dividend  
IO. 11. 12. 13.  First Investors Growth Income Fund br. acct #l) First Investors Situations Fund br. acct #!) First Investors Global Fund br. acct #!) First Investors Total Return fund br. acct  Dividend Dividend Dividend Dividend  Sold  08/11/11  

14. First Investors Select Growth Fund br. Dividend acct #I) 
First Investors Value Fund brokerage acct Dividend #I)  Bank Amenca "common" brokerage account #2)  Dividend  Sold (part)  01/28/1  
17. Bank America "common" brokerage account #2)  Dividend  Buy  03/28/1 Income Garn Codes (See Columns and 04) Value Codes (Sec Columns and D3) Value Method Codes (Sec Column C2) =$1.000 less =$50.001 -$100,000 =$15.000 less =$250.00 -$500.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =Appraisal =Book Value =$1,001 -$2.500 =$100,0(H -$1,000.000 =$15,001 -$50.000 =$500,001 -$1,000.000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Other =$2,501 -$5.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$50.00 !00.000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000,000 =More than $50.000.000 =Assessment W=Est1matcd =$5.001 -$15.000 =More than $5.000.000 =$100.00 -$250.000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000.000 =Cash Market =$15,001 -$50,000  

05/10/2012
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc111des those spo11se and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instr11ctions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) (!) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, ormt.)  Value Code2 (J-P)  Value Method Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code2 (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
18.  Bank America "common" brokerage account #2)  Dividend  Buy  06/27/11  

19. Bank America "common" brokerage Dividend Buy 09/23/11 account #2) Income Gam Codes $1.000 less $1,001 -$2,500 $2.501 -$5,000 $5,001 -$15,000 415,001 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000,001  $5,000.000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes $15.000 less  K$15.001 -$50.000 450,001 -$100,000 $100.001 -$250.000  
(See Columns and D3) $250,00 -$500.000  0$500,001 -$1.000.000 $1.000.001 -$5,000,000 $5,000,001 -$25,000,000 425.000.001 -$50.000,000 More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes  QAppraisal cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  vOthcr  W=EstJmatcd  

Date Report 
05/10/2012
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting penod  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(I) (2) (!) (2) (!) (2) (4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/ddlyy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) 
35. Chase Bank Account Jomt  Interest  
36. L.A. Federal Credit Union Accounts  Interest  
37. California Credit Union  Interest  
38.  
39.  
40. Income Gam Codes =$1.000 less 41,001 -$2,500 42.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1,000.000 =$1.000,001 -$5,000,000  fl2 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1,000,000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000,000  1'2 =$5.000,001 -$25,000.000 =$25,000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndicalepartofreport.) 
The "buy" transaction activity for the First Investors Trust Funds reported Section VII are actually exchanges and transfers within the First Investors family funds. The First Investors Cash Management Global Funds were not owned the end the reporting period. September 2009,:i::"';,k'. opened brokerage account #2. SPDR Gold Trust reported report was not owned 2011. Apple, Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund, Alamo Energy, and Shares Silver listed account were not owned the end the reporting period. 
First Investors Int'] Fund br. Acct #I) was mistakenly reported 2010 report. The asset was sold 2009 and should not have been included 2010 report. 

Date Report 
Otero, Samuel 
05/10/2012 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Samuel Otero 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544