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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.Senior01/21/201517315590
02 - NY-EBianco,Joseph F.Elevated05/08/20191635590
02 - NY-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20179625590
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201613185590
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20179615750
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201515395750
02 - NY-SPauley III,William H.Senior03/01/20185965750
02 - NY-SCastel,P. KevinSenior08/05/20178045750
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201516855920
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/20184919030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201517119030
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/20183509030
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201516879030
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20178709030
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/20191559030
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200550396650
05 - TX-SLake III,Simeon TimothySenior07/05/20191056200
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20177450905
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/20179905280
06 - OH-SRose,Thomas M.Senior06/30/20178404530
07 - IL-NDer-Yeghiayan,SamuelRetired02/17/20186084460
07 - IL-SHerndon,David R.Retired01/07/20192845790
07 - IL-SReagan,Michael J.Retired03/31/20192015790
08 - AR-EReasoner,Stephen M.Senior03/31/20185664760
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20185607030
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20192287030
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/201710156500
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20182926500
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20177406500
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201419046500
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20183486500
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201514506500
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20191056500
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201610596500
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201613596500
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20192686510
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20183526510
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20176566510
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201611136510
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20186196510
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201613554970
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201613604850
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201612074850
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201613504850
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20192324850
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/201610210723
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20184505360
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20191095360
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20186185360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20178083450
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/20183086370
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/201611697640
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20178087640