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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.Elevated05/08/201913725450
02 - NY-ENew Position02/01/20217375450
02 - NY-SMcMahon,ColleenSenior04/10/20216695600
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/201816115600
03 - NJWolfson,Freda L.Retired02/01/2023710030
03 - NJHillman,Noel LawrenceSenior04/04/202231010030
03 - PA-MJones III,John E.Retired08/01/20215564370
05 - LA-WJuneau,Michael JosephSenior02/01/20223728130
05 - LA-WFoote,Elizabeth E.Senior01/21/20223838130
05 - TX-SGilmore,Vanessa D.Retired01/02/20224026080
05 - TX-WMartinez,Philip R.Deceased02/26/20217128500
05 - TX-WMontalvo,FrankSenior12/01/2022698500
05 - CCACosta,Gregg JeffreyResigned08/31/20221610769
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201526596070
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/201719496070
09 - CA-CPhillips,Virginia AnneSenior02/14/20223596070
09 - CA-CKronstadt,John A.Senior04/01/20223136070
09 - CA-EMendez,John A.Senior04/17/20222976950
09 - CA-NChen,Edward M.Senior05/17/20222678160
09 - CA-NKoh,Lucy H.Elevated12/13/20214228160
09 - CA-NWhite,Jeffrey StevenSenior02/01/20217378160
09 - CA-SHayes,William Q.Senior08/01/20215565850
09 - CA-SBattaglia,Anthony J.Senior03/31/20216795850
09 - CA-SBurns,Larry A.Senior01/22/20217475850
09 - IDWinmill,B. LynnSenior08/16/20215414910
10 - OK-NEagan,Claire V.Senior10/01/20221305040
10 - OK-NDowdell,John E.Senior06/21/20215975040
11 - FL-SMoreno,Federico A.Senior07/17/20209366470
11 - FL-SUngaro,UrsulaSenior05/02/20216476470
11 - FL-SCooke,Marcia G.Senior07/15/20222086470
11 - CCAMartin,Beverly B.Retired09/30/20214960725