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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 *
01 - PRFuste,Jose AntonioRetired06/01/20169664950
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201514635060
02 - NY-EAmon,Carol BagleySenior11/30/20167845060
02 - NY-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20176945060
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201610505060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201512714630
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20176934630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201514174550
02 - CCARaggi,ReenaSenior08/31/20181450715
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20168700715
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20176025450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201514195450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201514435450
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/201610874650
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200547716150
04 - WV-SCopenhaver Jr.,John T.Senior11/01/20188318600
05 - LA-EEngelhardt,Kurt D.Elevated05/09/201825911770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201688311770
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201514159620
05 - TX-EClark,RonSenior02/28/20183299620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201513499620
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/201610855420
05 - TX-NMcBryde,John H.Senior10/09/20181065420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201414845420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201320305420
05 - TX-NFitzwater,Sidney A.Senior09/22/20181235420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201127935610
05 - TX-WSparks,SamSenior12/31/20173887370
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20174770981
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/20177224450
07 - IL-NZagel,James B.Senior10/21/20168244470
07 - IL-NDarrah,John W.Senior03/01/20176934470
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/20174824520
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20182927270
09 - AZCampbell,David G.Senior07/31/20181767270
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/20177475580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201416365580
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/20167915580
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201610915580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201511825580
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/20168455100
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201610875590
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201610924700
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201610824700
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/20169394700
09 - CCAKozinski,AlexRetired12/18/20174010772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20167530772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20168340772
09 - CCATallman,Richard C.Senior03/03/20183260772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/201511390772
09 - CCAReinhardt,StephenDeceased03/29/20183000772
10 - COBlackburn,Robert E.Senior04/12/201610165170
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20181826360
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20183506360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20175403990
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201416054800
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/201513306080
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/2018406080
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20175126080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/201511195470
11 - FL-NHinkle,Robert L.Senior11/07/20168075470
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/20175717150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20177227150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20169017150
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20175407150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201417177150