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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 *
01 - PRFuste,Jose AntonioRetired06/01/20166004950
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20166845060
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201510975060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20159054630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201510514550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20165040715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20165390715
03 - DESleet,Gregory M.Senior05/01/20172665050
03 - DERobinson,Sue L.Senior02/03/20173535050
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201510535450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201510775450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20167214650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200544056150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201315724390
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201593811770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201651711770
05 - LA-WMinaldi,Patricia H.Senior07/31/20171752700
05 - LA-WDrell,Dee D.Senior11/30/2017532700
05 - LA-WDoherty,Rebecca F.Senior06/05/20172312700
05 - LA-WJames,Robert G.Senior05/31/20166012700
05 - LA-WHaik,Richard T.Senior03/06/201510532700
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20167469620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201510499620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20159839620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201411185420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20167195420
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20166315420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201316645420
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201413435610
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201124275610
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20164957370
05 - TX-WSparks,SamSenior12/31/2017227370
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20163870981
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20171110981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20164177800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201413028210
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201029370543
08 - IA-NReade,Linda R.Senior10/01/20171135040
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20166015600
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/20171164520
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20165087270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20165667270
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201412705580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20158165580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20167255580
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20167215590
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20167164700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20167264700
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/20165734700
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20163870772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20163870772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20164680772
09 - CCAKozinski,AlexRetired12/18/2017350772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20157730772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/20166505170
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20171743990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201412394800
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20159053820
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201316143820
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/20172283380
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20166863380
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20159646080
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20171466080
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20159056080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20157535470
11 - FL-NHinkle,Robert L.Senior11/07/20164415470
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20173567150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201413517150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20172057150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20165357150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20171747150
11 - CCAHull,Frank MaysSenior12/31/20172201151