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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.Senior01/21/20158895060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20156974630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20158434550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20162960715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20163310715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20158695450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20158455450
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200541976150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201313644390
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20149554390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201630911770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201573011770
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20165389620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20157759620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20158419620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20149105420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201314565420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201122195610
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201411355610
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20162877370
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20158667370
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201312750981
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201217920981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20161790981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20162097800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/2017747800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201410948210
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20158610543
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201027290543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20157980635
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20163007270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20163587270
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20156085580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201410625580
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20157264930
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20161790772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20161790772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20162600772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20155650772
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201410314800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201314063820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20156973820
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/2017203380
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20164783380
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20156976080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20157566080
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20171487150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20163277150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201411437150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201410735530
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/2013134101151