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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-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201517665590
02 - NY-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20179975590
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201613535590
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20179965750
02 - NY-SCastel,P. KevinSenior08/05/20178395750
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201515745750
02 - NY-SPauley III,William H.Senior03/01/20186315750
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201517205920
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/20185269030
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/20183859030
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201517229030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201517469030
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20179059030
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/20191909030
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200550746650
05 - TX-SLake III,Simeon TimothySenior07/05/20191406200
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20177800905
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/201710255280
06 - OH-SRose,Thomas M.Senior06/30/20178754530
07 - IL-NDer-Yeghiayan,SamuelRetired02/17/20186434460
07 - IL-SReagan,Michael J.Retired03/31/20192365790
07 - IL-SHerndon,David R.Retired01/07/20193195790
08 - NDHovland,Daniel L.Senior11/10/2019123670
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20192637030
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20185957030
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201419396500
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201514856500
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20191406500
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20177756500
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201610946500
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20183836500
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20183276500
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201613946500
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/201710506500
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20183876510
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20186546510
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20193036510
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20176916510
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201611486510
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201613904970
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201612424850
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20192674850
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201613954850
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201613854850
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20184855360
10 - NMArmijo,M. ChristinaSenior02/07/20186535360
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20191445360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20178433450
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/20183436370
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20178437640
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/201612047640