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Judicial Emergencies

Find current federal judiciary judicial vacancies that the Judicial Conference has deemed as judicial emergencies and an explanation of what is a judicial emergency. 

*Adjusted Filings per Panel and Weighted Filings per Judgeship are Calendar Year Data

Beginning with calendar year 2015, weighted filings are based on the new district court case weights approved by the Judicial Conference in March 2016.

The new weighted filings definition may affect whether specific vacancies qualify as judicial emergencies.  Read about how a judicial emergency is defined

CourtVacancy Created ByReasonVacancy DateDays PendingWeighted Filings per Judgeship *Adjusted Filings per Panel *
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/20159435060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20157514630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20158974550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20163500715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20163850715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20159235450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20158995450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20165674650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200542516150
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/201410094390
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201314184390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201636311770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201578411770
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20165929620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20158299620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20158959620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20149645420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201315105420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20165655420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201122735610
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201411895610
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20163417370
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20159207370
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201313290981
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201218460981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20162330981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20162637800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/20171287800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201411488210
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20159150543
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201027830543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20158520635
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20164127270
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20163547270
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20156625580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20165715580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201411165580
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20165675590
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20165724700
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20165624700
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20163140772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20156190772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20162330772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20162330772
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/2017203990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201410854800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201314603820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20157513820
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/2017743380
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20165323380
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20157516080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20158106080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20155995470
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201411977150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/2017517150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20172027150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20163817150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/2017207150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201411275530