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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-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201615485400
02 - NY-SPauley III,William H.Senior03/01/20188265820
02 - NY-SSullivan,Richard J.Elevated10/11/20186025820
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/20186325820
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/201872110510
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/2015191710510
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/201858010510
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/201938510510
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/2015194110510
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/2017110010510
05 - MS-SGuirola Jr.,LouisSenior03/23/20188044790
05 - TX-SLake III,Simeon TimothySenior07/05/20193357100
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20179750812
06 - OH-SBarrett,Michael R.Senior02/15/20194758140
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20194587360
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201421346920
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201516806920
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201615896920
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/201712456920
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201612896920
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20185226920
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20185786920
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/2020936920
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20179706920
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20193356920
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/20201237450
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20191707450
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20185826150
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201613436150
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20194986150
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20188496150
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20178866150
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20187064700
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201615854700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201615904690
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201615804690
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201614374690
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/20201554690
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20194624690
10 - COKrieger,Marcia S.Senior03/03/20194596600
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20186805860
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20193395860
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/201710387300