Status of Bankruptcy Judgeships - Judicial Business 2014
As of September 30, 2014, a total of 349 bankruptcy judgeships were authorized and funded. Of the 349 judgeships, 19 were vacant (compared to 20 vacant positions on the same date in 2013). In addition to judges in authorized positions, 41 retired bankruptcy judges who had been recalled by various circuits were providing service to the Judiciary.
For information on the status of bankruptcy judgeships since 2010, see Table 12.
|Year||Authorized Judgeships||Vacancies||Recalled Judges|
1 In 2010, one temporary bankruptcy judgeship in the District of New Hampshire lapsed by operation of statute.
2 In 2011, one temporary bankruptcy judgeship in the Southern District of New York lapsed.
3 In 2014, one temporary bankruptcy judgeship in the Northern District of Alabama lapsed.