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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 AntonioRetired06/01/20165574950
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201510545060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20166415060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20158624630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201510084550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20164610715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20164960715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201510345450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201510105450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20166784650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200543626150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201315294390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201647411770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201589511770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201510069620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20159409620
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20167039620
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201316215420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201410755420
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20165885420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20166765420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201123845610
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201413005610
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20164527370
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/201510317370
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201219570981
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/2017680981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20163440981
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201314400981
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/20172397800
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20163747800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201412598210
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201028940543
08 - IA-NReade,Linda R.Senior10/01/2017705040
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20165585600
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/2017734520
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20164657270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20165237270
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20166825580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20157735580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201412275580
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20166785590
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20166834700
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20166734700
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20164250772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20157300772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20163440772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20163440772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/20166075170
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20171313990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201411964800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201315713820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20158623820
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20166433380
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/20171853380
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20158626080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20159216080
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20171036080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20157105470
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20171627150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201413087150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20171317150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20164927150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20173137150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201412385530