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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 *
03 - NJMcNulty,KevinSenior10/31/202311311310
05 - LA-EVance,Sarah S.Senior01/16/2024367170
05 - LA-EFallon,Eldon E.Senior01/01/2024517170
05 - MS-NMills,Michael P.Senior11/01/20218424380
05 - TX-WMartinez,Philip R.Deceased02/26/202110907730
05 - TX-WMontalvo,FrankSenior12/01/20224477730
05 - TX-WYeakel III,Earl L.Retired05/01/20232967730
05 - TX-WGuaderrama,David C.Senior05/27/20232707730
07 - IL-NDurkin,Thomas M.Senior12/26/2023577290
08 - SDViken,Jeffrey L.Senior10/01/20218734470
09 - CA-CWu,George H.Senior11/03/20231106160
09 - CA-SHayes,William Q.Senior08/01/20219344540
10 - UTNuffer,David O.Senior04/02/20226904660
11 - FL-MDalton Jr.,Roy BaleSenior07/09/20225926680
11 - FL-MEdwards-Honeywell,CharleneSenior12/04/2023796680
11 - FL-MDavis,Brian J.Senior12/30/2023536680
11 - FL-SMoreno,Federico A.Senior07/17/2020131410850
11 - FL-SCooke,Marcia G.Senior07/15/202258610850
11 - FL-SScola Jr.,Robert N.Senior10/31/202311310850
11 - FL-SUngaro,UrsulaSenior05/02/2021102510850