Judge Jennifer E. Niemann


       Judge Niemann was appointed on June 16, 2020. Prior to her appointment, Judge Niemann was in private practice and represented Chapter 11 debtors, Chapter 11 trustees and creditors in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. Judge Niemann also served as a long-term judicial law clerk to three different bankruptcy judges of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California. Judge Niemann received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Street Address

2500 Tulare Street Suite 2501
Fresno, CA 93721

Judicial Assistant

Debbie Chavez
(559) 499-5860

Courtroom Deputy

Bethany Soto
(559) 499-5868

Law Clerk(s)

Brittney Torres De Leon

Fresno Calendar (Calendar Line - (559) 499-5825)

Bakersfield Calendar (Calendar Line - (559) 499-5825)


Beginning July 20, 2022, and unless otherwise ordered, hearings in Judge Niemann’s courtroom are now simultaneously, (1) IN PERSON, (2) VIA ZOOM, and (3) VIA TELEPHONE. For connection instruction to appear via Zoom, please review the pre-hearing dispositions calendar for the date of your hearing. You do not need to call Chambers for advance approval.

Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, "chambers copies" of pleadings for law and motion calendar items are not to be provided to the court and will be automatically recycled (not returned to counsel) by the Clerk if submitted.