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Samuel James Otero Financial Disclosure Report for 2010

Samuel James Otero Financial Disclosure Report for 2010

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Date Created:November 11, 2013

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POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY  Judicial Board Member  Association Business Trial Lawyers 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.)  

 PAR TIES AND TERMS 2003  California Judges Retirement Plan; Pension Upon Retirement, Age 1988 Los Angeles Employees Retirement Plan; Pension Upon Retirement, Age 
Otero, Samuel 

Ill. N-INVES TMENT 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) 01/2010 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 01/2010 	Los Angeles Unified School District 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 	Association Business Trial 04/09 -04/11 Phoenix, Arizona Program Participant Meals, Hotel, Transportation Lawyers 
U.S. Department Justice 12/15-12/17 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  Sallie Mae  Student Loan  

05/10/201
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes 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 trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  
(4)  (5)  
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  (t!g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy,.sell,  Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int:)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (if private  
transaction) Franklin California Tax Free Income Fund Dividend Galliard Stable Value (LA De Interest Comp.Wash. Mutual Liquid) Income Gain Codes: 41,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00I -$100,000 =$100,001-$1;000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$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 =Other =Estimated  

05/10/2011
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

Date Report 
05/10/2011
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and 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 trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  
(2)  (!)  (2)  (!)  (2)  (4)  
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type(e.g.,  Date  Value.  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: 41,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50l -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,00I -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100.000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00I -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$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 aluc =Other =Estimated  

05/10/2011
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during 
(including trust assets) reporting period 

(1) (2) 
Place "(X)" after each asset Amount 
Type (e.g., 
exempt from prior disclosure 
(A"H) int) 
52. 	
SPDR Gold Trust "common" brokerage Dividend Buy 03/22/10 account #2) 

53. 
SPDR Gold Trust "common" brokerage Dividend Buy 03/24/10 account #2) 

SPDR Gold Trust "common" brokerage Dividend Buy 05/10/10 account #2) 
55. 
SPDR Gold Trust "common" brokerage Dividend Sold 07/22/10 account #2) (part) 

56. 
SPDR Gold Trust "common" brokerage Dividend 	Buy 10/01/10 Income G.iiin Codes: 41,000or less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =Mo rethan $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00I -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00I -$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 =Other =Estimated  

05/10/2011
Otero, Samuel 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
69. 
CitiGroup "common" brokerage Dividend Buy 07/12/10 

70. 
eitiGroup "common" brokerage Dividend Sold 08/24/10 (part) 

71. 
eitiGroup "common" brokerage Dividend Buy 11/04/10 

72. 
CitiGroup "common" brokerage Dividend Buy 11/05/10 

73. PLC "common" brokerage) None Buy 04/20/10 

74. PLC "common" brokerage None Buy 04/26/10 PLC "common" brokerage None Sold 04/30/10 
76. Alamo Energy "common" brokerage acct None Buy 04/05/10 #2) 
Alamo Energy "common" brokerage acct None Buy 12/27/10 
78. Berkshire "common" brokerage acct #2) 79. Berkshire "common" brokerage acct #2) 80. Berkshire "common" brokerage acct #2) 81. Apple "common" brokerage acct #2) 82. Apple Inc brokerage account #2) 83. Apple "common" brokerage acct 84. Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund "common" brokerage acct #2) 85. Johnson Johnson "common" acct #2)  None None None Dividend Dividend Dividend Dividend Dividend  Buy Buy Sold Buy Buy Buy Buy Buy  04/20/10 04/26/10 05/07/10 10/15/10 10/15/10 12/29/10 11/09/10 12/29/10 ] Income Gain Codes: $1,000 orless $1,001 -$2,500 $2,501 -$5,000 $5,001 -$15,000 $15,001-$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 $15,001 -$50,000 $50,001 -$100,000 $100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and 03) $250,001 -$500,000 $500,001 -$1,000,000 $1,000,001 -$5,000,000 $5,000,001 -$25,000,000 $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  

Otero, Samuel 
05/10/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spo use and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.} 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
Place. "(X)" after each asset 
exemptfrom prior disclosure Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$i,ooo,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001  $100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001-$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 '$5,000,000 =$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) =oAssessmCnt =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Otero, Samuel 
05/10/2011 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartofreport.) 
The majority 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 funds reported section VII items and were not owned the end the reporting period. September 2009-11 opened brokerage account #2. The stock held the account reported Section VII items through 86. PLC, Alamo Energy and Berkshire stock reported Section item 46, and were not owned the end the reporting period. 

Date Report 
Otero, Samuel 
0511012011 
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 WILFULLY 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



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