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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.Senior01/21/20159785060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20165655060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20157864630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20159324550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20163850715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20164200715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20159585450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20159345450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20166024650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200542866150
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/201410444390
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201314534390
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201581911770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201639811770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20159309620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20158649620
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20166279620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20149995420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201315455420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20166005420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201123085610
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201412245610
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20159557370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20163767370
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201313640981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20162680981
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201218810981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20162987800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/20171637800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201411838210
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201028180543
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20159500543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20158870635
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20164477270
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20163897270
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201411515580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20156975580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20166065580
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20166025590
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20165974700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20166074700
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20162680772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20163490772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20156540772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20162680772
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/2017553990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201411204800
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20157863820
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201314953820
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20165673380
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/20171093380
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/2017276080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20158456080
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20157866080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20156345470
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201412327150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/2017557150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/2017867150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20172377150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20164167150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201411625530