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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-EVitaliano,Eric N.Senior02/28/20177815590
02 - NY-EAmon,Carol BagleySenior11/30/20168715590
02 - NY-EGleeson,JohnResigned03/09/201611375590
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/201515505590
02 - NY-SCastel,P. KevinSenior08/05/20176235750
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/201513585750
02 - NY-SPreska,Loretta A.Senior03/01/20177805750
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/201515045920
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20169570630
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/20181699030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/201515309030
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201515069030
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/20183109030
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/20176899030
04 - MDQuarles Jr.,William D.Retired02/01/201611744900
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200548586650
05 - LA-EEngelhardt,Kurt D.Elevated05/09/201834610290
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201697010290
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201514365810
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201515025810
05 - TX-EClark,RonSenior02/28/20184165810
05 - TX-NMcBryde,John H.Senior10/09/20181935840
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201321175840
05 - TX-NFitzwater,Sidney A.Senior09/22/20182105840
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/201415715840
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/201611725840
05 - TX-SHarmon,MelindaSenior03/31/20183856200
05 - TX-SMiller,Gray H.Senior12/09/20181326200
05 - TX-WSparks,SamSenior12/31/20174757550
05 - CCAJolly,E. GradySenior10/03/20175640905
06 - MI-WBell,Robert HolmesSenior01/31/20178095280
06 - OH-SRose,Thomas M.Senior06/30/20176594530
06 - OH-SDlott,Susan J.Senior05/31/20183244530
06 - OH-SBarrett,Michael R.Senior02/15/2019644530
06 - OH-SFrost,Gregory L.Retired05/02/201610834530
07 - IL-NDarrah,John W.Senior03/01/20177804460
07 - IL-NZagel,James B.Senior10/21/20169114460
07 - IL-SReagan,Michael J.Retired03/31/2019205790
07 - IL-SHerndon,David R.Retired01/07/20191035790
07 - IN-NMiller Jr.,Robert L.Senior01/11/201611954690
08 - MO-EJackson,Carol E.Retired08/31/20175975120
08 - NDErickson,Ralph R.Elevated09/28/20175693670
09 - AZCollins,RanerSenior03/04/2019477030
09 - AZCampbell,David G.Senior07/31/20182637030
09 - AZJorgenson,Cindy K.Senior04/06/20183797030
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201417236500
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201512696500
09 - CA-CPregerson,Dean D.Senior01/28/201611786500
09 - CA-CKing,George H.Retired01/06/20178346500
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/20168786500
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20181116500
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20181676500
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/20175596500
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/2019876510
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20181716510
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/20174756510
09 - CA-SHuff,Marilyn L.Senior09/30/20169326510
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/20184386510
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201611744970
09 - ORBrown,Anna J.Senior07/27/20176324630
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201611694850
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201611794850
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/2019514850
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201610264850
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/201512260723
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20168400723
09 - CCAKozinski,AlexRetired12/18/20174880723
09 - CCAReinhardt,StephenDeceased03/29/20183870723
10 - COKrieger,Marcia S.Senior03/03/2019485830
10 - OK-EPayne,James H.Senior08/01/20176273450
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201416924880
10 - UTWaddoups,ClarkSenior01/31/2019794880
11 - AL-MWatkins,W. KeithSenior01/31/2019794320
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/201513584320
11 - FL-MWhittemore,James D.Senior08/29/20175996370
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/201514176370
11 - FL-MKovachevich,Elizabeth A.Senior12/14/20181276370
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/201512067640
11 - FL-NHinkle,Robert L.Senior11/07/20168947640
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20178097640
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20169887640
11 - FL-SMarra,Kenneth A.Senior08/01/20176277640
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201418047640
11 - GA-NStory,Richard W.Senior12/01/20181406350
11 - GA-NDuffey Jr.,William S.Retired07/01/20182936350