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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,JohnResigned03/09/201615835400
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/20186675820
02 - NY-SPauley III,William H.Senior03/01/20188615820
02 - NY-SSullivan,Richard J.Elevated10/11/20186375820
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/201861510510
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/2017113510510
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/2015197610510
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/2015195210510
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/201942010510
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/201875610510
05 - MS-SGuirola Jr.,LouisSenior03/23/20188394790
06 - OH-SBarrett,Michael R.Senior02/15/20195108140
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20194937360
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201421696920
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201517156920
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201616246920
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/201712806920
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201613246920
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20185576920
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20186136920
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/20201286920
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/201710056920
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20193706920
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/20201587450
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20192057450
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20186176150
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201613786150
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20195336150
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20188846150
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20179216150
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20187414700
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201616204700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201616254690
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201616154690
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201614724690
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/20201904690
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20194974690
10 - COKrieger,Marcia S.Senior03/03/20194946600
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20187155860
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20193745860
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/201710737300