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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-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201614115590
02 - NY-SCastel,P. KevinSenior08/05/20178975750
02 - NY-SPauley III,William H.Senior03/01/20186895750
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20179639030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201518049030
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201517809030
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/20192489030
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/20185849030
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/20184439030
05 - TX-SLake III,Simeon TimothySenior07/05/20191986200
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20178380905
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/201710835280
07 - IL-NDer-Yeghiayan,SamuelRetired02/17/20187014460
07 - IL-SReagan,Michael J.Retired03/31/20192945790
07 - IL-SHerndon,David R.Retired01/07/20193775790
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20186537030
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20193217030
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201419976500
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201515436500
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201614526500
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/201711086500
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201611526500
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20183856500
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20184416500
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20178336500
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20191986500
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/2019338220
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20184456510
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201612066510
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20177496510
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20193616510
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20187126510
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20185694970
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201614484970
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201614534850
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201614434850
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201613004850
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/2020184850
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20193254850
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20179013450
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/20184016370
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20179017640