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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.Senior01/21/201510015060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20165885060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20158094630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20159554550
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20164430715
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20164080715
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20159575450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20159815450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20166254650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200543096150
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/201410674390
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201314764390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201642111770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201584211770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20159539620
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20166509620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20158879620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201410225420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201315685420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20166235420
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201412475610
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201123315610
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20159787370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20163997370
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/2017150981
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201313870981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20162910981
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201219040981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20163217800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/20171867800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201412068210
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201028410543
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20159730543
08 - IA-NReade,Linda R.Senior10/01/2017175040
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/2017204520
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20164127270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20164707270
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20166295580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20157205580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201411745580
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20166255590
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20166204700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20166304700
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20163720772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20156770772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20162910772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20162910772
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/2017783990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201411434800
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20158093820
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201315183820
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20165903380
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/20171323380
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20158096080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20158686080
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/2017506080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20156575470
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/2017787150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201412557150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20164397150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20171097150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20172607150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201411855530