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Samuel J. Otero – 2012

Samuel J. Otero – 2012

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NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY  Board Member  Judge Michel Intellectual Property American Inn Court  

Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 u.s.c. app. 101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Otero, Samuel Court Organization U.S. District Court Date Report 05/06/2013 Title (Article III 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 Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
United States District Court 312 North Spring Street, Room 244-P Los Angeles, 90012 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITJ NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
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 

05/06/2013 
Ill. N-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) 01/2012 Los Angeles Employee Retirement Pension $16,191.00 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 01/2012 Los Angeles Unified School District 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging.food, entertainment. 
(Incl udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instruclions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE  DATES  LOCATION  PURPOSE  ITEMS PAID PROVIDED  Federal Circuit Bar  June 20-23, 2012  San Diego, California  2012 Bench and Bar  Meals, hotel  
Association  Conference  

05/06/2013 GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 

instr11ctions.) NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION Membership $750.00 

VI. LIABILITIES. (lnc/11des those ofspollSe and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[Z] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

05/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, 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 including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

Transactions during reporting period 
(I) (I) 
(2) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type e.g., Date Value Gain Identity Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1.00 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 D=$5.001-$15.00-0 =$15.001 -$50,000 (Sec Columns nnd D4) =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$!00.001 -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000,001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000,000 
Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$!00.001 -$250.000 

(Sec Columns nnd DJ) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1,000,000 =$1.000.001  $5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =Mor than $50.000.000 
Value Mc1hod Codes =Cost (Real Estate Only) =AsseSSTICnt =Cash Market =Appraisal 
(Sec Column C2) =01hcr =Book Value =Estimated 
Otero, Samuel 
05/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vatue, 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 period  
(including tmst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (2) (I) (2) (3) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

18. United States Savings Bond  Dividend  
19. Chase Bank Account Joint  Interest  
20. L.A. Federal Credit Union Accounts  Interest  
21. California Credit Union  Interest  
22.  
23.  
24. Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less  8=$1.001-$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5,001 -$15,000  E=$15.00I -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.00I -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00I -$I 00.000 =$!00,001 -$250.000.  
(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000,000 =$5,000.001 -$25,000,000  
1'3 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
Otero, Samuel 
05/06/2013

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part report.) 

05/06/2013
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