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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 AntonioRetired06/01/20167784950
02 - NY-EAmon,Carol BagleySenior11/30/20165965060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20168625060
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201512755060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201510834630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201512294550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20166820715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20167170715
03 - DESleet,Gregory M.Senior05/01/20174445050
03 - DERobinson,Sue L.Senior02/03/20175315050
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201512315450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201512555450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20168994650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200545836150
04 - CCAShedd,Dennis W.Senior01/30/20181700737
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/2015111611770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201669511770
05 - LA-EEngelhardt,Kurt D.Elevated05/09/20187111770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201512279620
05 - TX-EClark,RonSenior02/28/20181419620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201511619620
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20169249620
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20168975420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201412965420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201318425420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201126055610
05 - TX-WSparks,SamSenior12/31/20172007370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20166737370
05 - CCAPrado,Edward C.Retired04/02/20181080981
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20172890981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20165957800
07 - IL-NZagel,James B.Senior10/21/20166364470
07 - IN-SLawrence,William T.Senior07/01/2018188210
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201414808210
08 - IA-NReade,Linda R.Senior10/01/20172915040
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20167795600
08 - MNFrank,Donovan W.Senior10/31/20166265600
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/20172944520
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20166867270
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20181047270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20167447270
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20169035580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20159945580
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/20175595580
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/20166035580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201414485580
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/20166575100
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20168995590
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/20167514700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20169044700
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20168944700
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20159510772
09 - CCAReinhardt,StephenDeceased03/29/20181120772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20165650772
09 - CCAKozinski,AlexRetired12/18/20172130772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20166460772
09 - CCATallman,Richard C.Senior03/03/20181380772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/20168285170
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20181626360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20173523990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201414174800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201317923820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/201510833820
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/20174063380
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20168643380
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/201510836080
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20173246080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/201511426080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20159315470
11 - FL-NHinkle,Robert L.Senior11/07/20166195470
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20173527150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20167137150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20175347150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20173837150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201415297150
11 - CCACarnes,Julie E.Senior06/18/20183101151