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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-EBianco,Joseph F.Elevated05/08/20191045590
02 - NY-EAmon,Carol BagleySenior11/30/20169935590
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201516725590
02 - NY-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20179035590
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201612595590
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201514805750
02 - NY-SCastel,P. KevinSenior08/05/20177455750
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20179025750
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201516265920
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201516529030
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20178119030
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201516289030
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/2019969030
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/20182919030
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/20184329030
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/201612964900
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200549806650
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201322395840
05 - TX-SMiller,Gray H.Senior12/09/20182546200
05 - TX-SLake III,Simeon TimothySenior07/05/2019466200
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20176860905
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/20179315280
06 - OH-SRose,Thomas M.Senior06/30/20177814530
07 - IL-NZagel,James B.Senior10/21/201610334460
07 - IL-SReagan,Michael J.Retired03/31/20191425790
07 - IL-SHerndon,David R.Retired01/07/20192255790
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20185017030
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20191697030
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201610006500
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/20179566500
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201613006500
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201513916500
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201418456500
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20176816500
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20182896500
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/2019466500
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20182336500
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20192096510
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20185606510
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201610546510
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20175976510
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20182936510
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201612964970
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201613014850
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201611484850
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201612914850
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20191734850
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20169620723
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20183915360
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20185595360
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/2019505360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20177493450
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/20182496370
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/201611107640
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20177497640
11 - GA-NStory,Richard W.Senior12/01/20182626350