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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.Senior01/21/201510325060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/20166195060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20158404630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20159864550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20164390715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20164740715
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20159885450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201510125450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/20166564650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200543406150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201315074390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201645211770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201587311770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20159849620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20159189620
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20166819620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201410535420
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20165665420
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20166545420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201315995420
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201412785610
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201123625610
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/201510097370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20164307370
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201219350981
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/2017460981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20163220981
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201314180981
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/20172177800
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20163527800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201412378210
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201028720543
08 - IA-NReade,Linda R.Senior10/01/2017485040
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/2017514520
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20165017270
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20164437270
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/20166605580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201412055580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20157515580
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/20166565590
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/20166614700
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/20166514700
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20163220772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20157080772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20163220772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20164030772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/20165855170
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20171093990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201411744800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201315493820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20158403820
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20166213380
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/20171633380
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20158406080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20158996080
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/2017816080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20156885470
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20171407150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201412867150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20171097150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20164707150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20172917150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201412165530