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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 AntonioRetired06/01/20168404950
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20169245060
02 - NY-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20175685060
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201513375060
02 - NY-EAmon,Carol BagleySenior11/30/20166585060
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20175674630
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201511454630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201512914550
02 - CCARaggi,ReenaSenior08/31/2018190715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20167790715
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20167440715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201513175450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201512935450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20169614650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200546456150
05 - LA-EEngelhardt,Kurt D.Elevated05/09/201813311770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201675711770
05 - TX-EClark,RonSenior02/28/20182039620
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20169869620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201512899620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201512239620
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20169595420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201319045420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201413585420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201126675610
05 - TX-WSparks,SamSenior12/31/20172627370
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20173510981
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/20175964450
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20166577800
07 - IL-NDarrah,John W.Senior03/01/20175674470
07 - IL-NZagel,James B.Senior10/21/20166984470
07 - IN-SLawrence,William T.Senior07/01/2018808210
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/20173564520
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20181667270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20168067270
09 - AZCampbell,David G.Senior07/31/2018507270
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201415105580
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/20176215580
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/20166655580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20169655580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201510565580
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/20167195100
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20169615590
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20169564700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20169664700
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/20168134700
09 - CCASmith,N. RandySenior08/11/2018390772
09 - CCAKozinski,AlexRetired12/18/20172750772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20166270772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20167080772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/201510130772
09 - CCATallman,Richard C.Senior03/03/20182000772
09 - CCAReinhardt,StephenDeceased03/29/20181740772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/20168905170
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/2018566360
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20182246360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20174143990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201414794800
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20173866080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/201512046080
11 - FL-NHinkle,Robert L.Senior11/07/20166815470
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20159935470
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20175967150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20174457150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20174147150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201415917150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20167757150