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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,JohnResigned03/09/201614855400
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/20185695820
02 - NY-SPauley III,William H.Senior03/01/20187635820
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/2015187810510
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/2015185410510
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/201932210510
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/201851710510
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/201865810510
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/2017103710510
05 - MS-SGuirola Jr.,LouisSenior03/23/20187414790
05 - TX-SLake III,Simeon TimothySenior07/05/20192727100
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20179120812
06 - OH-SBarrett,Michael R.Senior02/15/20194128140
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20187277360
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20193957360
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201420716920
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201516176920
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201615266920
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/201711826920
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201612266920
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20184596920
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20185156920
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/2020306920
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20179076920
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20192726920
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20191077450
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/2020607450
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20185196150
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201612806150
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20187866150
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20178236150
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20194356150
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20186434700
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201615224700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201615274690
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201615174690
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201613744690
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/2020924690
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20193994690
10 - COKrieger,Marcia S.Senior03/03/20193966600
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20186175860
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20192765860
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20179753840
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/20184756610
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20179757300