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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.Senior01/21/20156145690
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20155685030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20155945830
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20155705830
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200539226060
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20146805030
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201310895030
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201556612610
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201550012610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201626312610
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201311816210
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20146356210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20161486210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20162366210
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20148605630
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201119445630
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/2016126910
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20155916910
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201310000912
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201215170912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201311370536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20148196210
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20161186060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20147875450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20154514940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20152900786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20148886960
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20154223790
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201311313790
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20154226110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20154816110
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20148686750
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/2016526750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20147985070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201310660912