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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.Senior01/21/20159765060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20165635060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20157844630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20159304550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20163830715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20164180715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20159565450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20159325450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20166004650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200542846150
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/201410424390
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201314514390
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201581711770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201639611770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20159289620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20158629620
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20166259620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20149975420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201315435420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20165985420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201123065610
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201412225610
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20159537370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20163747370
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201313620981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20162660981
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201218790981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20162967800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/20171617800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201411818210
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201028160543
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20159480543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20158850635
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20164457270
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20163877270
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201411495580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20156955580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20166045580
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20166005590
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20165954700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20166054700
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20162660772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20163470772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20156520772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20162660772
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/2017533990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201411184800
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20157843820
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201314933820
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20165653380
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/20171073380
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/2017256080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20158436080
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20157846080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20156325470
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201412307150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/2017537150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/2017847150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20172357150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20164147150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201411605530