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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-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/20187455820
02 - NY-SSullivan,Richard J.Elevated10/11/20187155820
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/201949810510
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/2015205410510
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/2015203010510
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/201883410510
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/201869310510
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/2017121310510
05 - MS-SGuirola Jr.,LouisSenior03/23/20189174790
06 - OH-SBarrett,Michael R.Senior02/15/20195888140
06 - TN-EMattice Jr.,Harry S.Senior03/10/20201995290
06 - TN-EReeves,Pamela L.Deceased09/10/2020155290
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201517936920
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20186916920
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201614026920
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/201710836920
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20186356920
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/20202066920
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20194486920
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20192837450
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/20202367450
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20196116150
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20189626150
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20179996150
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20186956150
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20188194700
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201616984700
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20195754690
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/20202684690
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201617034690
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201616934690
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201615504690
10 - COKrieger,Marcia S.Senior03/03/20195726600
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20194525860
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20187935860
11 - FL-MCovington,Virginia M. HernandezSenior07/12/2020756610
11 - FL-SMoreno,Federico A.Senior07/17/2020707300
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/201711517300