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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 AntonioRetired06/01/20169234950
02 - NY-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20176515060
02 - NY-EAmon,Carol BagleySenior11/30/20167415060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201610075060
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201514205060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201512284630
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20176504630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201513744550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20168270715
02 - CCARaggi,ReenaSenior08/31/20181020715
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20175595450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201514005450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201513765450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/201610444650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200547286150
04 - WV-SCopenhaver Jr.,John T.Senior11/01/20184018600
05 - LA-EEngelhardt,Kurt D.Elevated05/09/201821611770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201684011770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201513729620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201513069620
05 - TX-EClark,RonSenior02/28/20182869620
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201319875420
05 - TX-NMcBryde,John H.Senior10/09/2018635420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201414415420
05 - TX-NFitzwater,Sidney A.Senior09/22/2018805420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/201610425420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201127505610
05 - TX-WSparks,SamSenior12/31/20173457370
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20174340981
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/20176794450
07 - IL-NDarrah,John W.Senior03/01/20176504470
07 - IL-NZagel,James B.Senior10/21/20167814470
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/20174394520
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20182497270
09 - AZCampbell,David G.Senior07/31/20181337270
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201511395580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201415935580
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/20167485580
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/20177045580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201610485580
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/20168025100
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201610445590
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201610494700
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201610394700
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/20168964700
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20167100772
09 - CCATallman,Richard C.Senior03/03/20182830772
09 - CCAReinhardt,StephenDeceased03/29/20182570772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20167910772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/201510960772
09 - CCAKozinski,AlexRetired12/18/20173580772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/20169735170
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20181396360
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20183076360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20174973990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201415624800
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20174696080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/201512876080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/201510765470
11 - FL-NHinkle,Robert L.Senior11/07/20167645470
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201416747150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20176797150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20175287150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20168587150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20174977150