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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,JohnResigned03/09/201614445590
02 - NY-SPauley III,William H.Senior03/01/20187225750
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/20192819030
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/20184769030
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201518139030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201518379030
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20179969030
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/20186179030
05 - TX-SLake III,Simeon TimothySenior07/05/20192316200
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20178710905
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/201711165280
07 - IL-SReagan,Michael J.Retired03/31/20193275790
07 - IL-SHerndon,David R.Retired01/07/20194105790
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20186867030
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/20193547030
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201420306500
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201515766500
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201614856500
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/201711416500
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201611856500
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20184186500
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20184746500
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20178666500
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20192316500
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/2020198220
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/2019668220
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20184786510
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/201612396510
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20187456510
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20177826510
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20193946510
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20186024970
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201614814970
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201614864850
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201614764850
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201613334850
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/2020514850
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20193584850
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20185765360
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20179343450
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/20184346370
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20179347640