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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 AntonioRetired06/01/20168974950
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201513945060
02 - NY-EAmon,Carol BagleySenior11/30/20167155060
02 - NY-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20176255060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20169815060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201512024630
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20176244630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201513484550
02 - CCARaggi,ReenaSenior08/31/2018760715
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20168010715
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201513505450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201513745450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/201610184650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200547026150
05 - LA-EEngelhardt,Kurt D.Elevated05/09/201819011770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201681411770
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201512809620
05 - TX-EClark,RonSenior02/28/20182609620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201513469620
05 - TX-NMcBryde,John H.Senior10/09/2018375420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/201610165420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201319615420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201414155420
05 - TX-NFitzwater,Sidney A.Senior09/22/2018545420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201127245610
05 - TX-WSparks,SamSenior12/31/20173197370
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20174080981
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/20176534450
07 - IL-NZagel,James B.Senior10/21/20167554470
07 - IL-NDarrah,John W.Senior03/01/20176244470
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/20174134520
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20182237270
09 - AZCampbell,David G.Senior07/31/20181077270
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/20167225580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201511135580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201415675580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201610225580
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/20176785580
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/20167765100
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201610185590
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201610234700
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201610134700
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/20168704700
09 - CCATallman,Richard C.Senior03/03/20182570772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/201510700772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20166840772
09 - CCAKozinski,AlexRetired12/18/20173320772
09 - CCAReinhardt,StephenDeceased03/29/20182310772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20167650772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/20169475170
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20181136360
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20182816360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20174713990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201415364800
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20174436080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/201512616080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/201510505470
11 - FL-NHinkle,Robert L.Senior11/07/20167385470
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20175027150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20176537150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20168327150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20174717150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201416487150