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Samuel Otero James – 2010

Samuel Otero James – 2010

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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.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 	INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) 01/2010 Los Angeles Employee Retirement Pension 	$16,000.00 Spouses 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 
(AH) 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