Updated as of September 15, 2021.

Federal Vacancy Overview

Includes current and announced vacancies.
For a breakdown of current nominees, click here.

18

Circuit Court

94

District Court

4

Federal Claims

2

International Trade

Circuit Court Vacancies

Includes current and announced vacancies.

18

D.C. Circuit

Federal Circuit

First Circuit

Second Circuit

Third Circuit

Fourth Circuit

Fifth Circuit

1

1

2

2

1

2

1

Sixth Circuit

Seventh Circuit

Eighth Circuit

Ninth Circuit

Tenth Circuit

Eleventh Circuit

1

0

0

4

2

1

Vacancy Details

Judges who have taken senior status, retired, or died.

JUDGECIRCUITPRESIDENTEFFECTIVE
David S. TatelD.C.ClintonTBD
Kathleen M. O’MalleyFederalObama3/11/2022
Juan R. Torruella1st (PR)Reagan10/26/2020
O. Rogeriee Thompson1st (RI)Obama12/31/2021
Peter W. Hall2nd (VT)W. Bush3/4/2021
Denny Chin2nd (NY)Clinton6/1/2021
Theodore A. McKee3rd (PA)ClintonTBD
Barbara Milano Keenan4th (VA)Obama8/31/2021
Robert B. King4th (WV)ClintonTBD
James L. Dennis5th (LA)ClintonTBD
Bernice Donald6th (TN)ObamaTBD
Susan P. Graber9th (OR)ClintonTBD
Marsha Berzon9th (CA)ClintonTBD
Richard A. Paez9th (CA)ClintonTBD
William A. Fletcher9th (CA)ClintonTBD
Carlos F. Lucero10th (CO)Clinton2/1/2021
Mary Beck Briscoe10th (KS)Clinton3/15/2021
Beverly Martin11th (GA)Obama9/30/2021

District Court Vacancies

Includes current and announced vacancies.

94

Middle District

1

Alaska

Arizona

0

0

Western District

1

Eastern District

Central District

Northern District

Southern District

3

7

3

7

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

D.C.

2

3

0

2

Southern District

2

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

2

0

1

Northern District

1

Northern District

Southern District

1

1

Southern District

1

Kansas

Kentucky

1

0

Western District

1

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

0

1

2

Eastern District

Western District

2

1

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

1

0

0

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

0

0

2

1

4

3

Eastern District

Northern District

Southern District

4

1

4

North Carolina

North Dakota

0

0

Northern District

3

Northern District

1

Oregon

1

Eastern District

Middle District

4

1

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

3

0

0

1

0

Southern District

Western District

1

1

Utah

Vermont

1

0

Eastern District

Western District

3

1

Eastern District

Western District

1

4

West Virginia

0

Eastern District

1

Wyoming

1

Vacancy Details

Judges who have taken senior status, retired, or died.

JUDGEDISTRICTPRESIDENTEFFECTIVE
Andrew Lynn BrasherMiddle District of AlabamaTrump2/11/2020
Paul Kinloch Holmes IIIWestern District of ArkansasObama11/10/2021
Lawrence J. O’NeillEastern District of CaliforniaW. Bush2/2/2020
Morrison C. England Jr.Eastern District of CaliforniaW. Bush12/17/2019
John A. MendezEastern District of CaliforniaW. Bush4/17/2022
Margaret M. MorrowCentral District of CaliforniaClinton10/29/2015
Andrew J. GuilfordCentral District of CaliforniaW. Bush7/5/2019
Christina A. SnyderCentral District of CaliforniaClinton11/23/2016
James V. SelnaCentral District of CaliforniaW. Bush3/3/2020
Beverly Reid O’ConnellCentral District of CaliforniaObama10/8/2017
Manuel L. RealCentral District of CaliforniaJohnson11/4/2018
Virginia Anne PhillipsCentral District of CaliforniaClinton2/14/2022
Jeffrey Steven WhiteNorthern District of CaliforniaW. Bush2/1/2021
Phyllis J. HamiltonNorthern District of CaliforniaClinton2/1/2021
William Haskell AlsupNorthern District of CaliforniaClinton1/21/2021
Barry Ted MoskowitzSouthern District of CaliforniaClinton1/23/2019
Roger T. BenitezSouthern District of CaliforniaW. Bush12/31/2017
John A. HoustonSouthern District of CaliforniaW. Bush2/6/2018
Larry A. BurnsSouthern District of CaliforniaW. Bush1/22/2021
Michael M. AnelloSouthern District of CaliforniaW. Bush10/31/2018
Anthony J. BattagliaSouthern District of CaliforniaObama3/31/2021
William Q. HayesSouthern District of CaliforniaW. Bush8/1/2021
Richard Brooke JacksonDistrict of ColoradoObama9/30/2021
Christine ArguelloDistrict of ColoradoW. Bush7/15/2022
Alvin W. ThompsonDistrict of ConnecticutClinton8/31/2018
Janet C. HallDistrict of ConnecticutClinton1/21/2021
Vanessa Lynne BryantDistrict of ConnecticutW. Bush2/1/2021
Emmet G. SullivanDistrict of D.C.Clinton4/3/2021
Ketanji Brown JacksonDistrict of D.C.Obama6/14/2021
Federico A. MorenoSouthern District of FloridaH.W. Bush7/17/2020
Ursula UngaroSouthern District of FloridaH.W. Bush5/2/2021
Thomas W. Thrash Jr.Northern District of GeorgiaClinton5/8/2021
Amy TotenbergNorthern District of GeorgiaObama4/4/2021
B. Lynn WinmillDistrict of IdahoClinton8/16/2021
Matthew F. KennellyNorthern District of IllinoisClinton10/7/2021
Theresa L. SpringmannNorthern District of IndianaW. Bush1/23/2021
Richard L. YoungSouthern District of IndianaClintonTBD
John A. JarveySouthern District of IowaW. Bush3/18/2022
Julie A. RobinsonDistrict of KansasW. Bush1/14/2022
Elizabeth E. FooteWestern District of LouisianaObama1/21/2022
Ellen Lipton HollanderDistrict of MarylandObamaTBD
George A. O’Toole Jr.District of MassachusettsClinton1/1/2018
William G. YoungDistrict of MassachusettsReagan7/1/2021
Victoria A. RobertsEastern District of MichiganClinton2/24/2021
David M. LawsonEastern District of MichiganClinton8/6/2021
Janet T. NeffWestern District of MichiganW. Bush3/1/2021
Joan N. EricksenDistrict of MinnesotaW. Bush10/15/2019
Robert Clive JonesDistrict of NevadaW. Bush2/1/2016
James C. MahanDistrict of NevadaW. Bush6/29/2018
Paul J. BarbadoroDistrict of New HampshireH.W. Bush3/1/2021
Robert B. KuglerDistrict of New JerseyW. Bush11/2/2018
Faith S. HochbergDistrict of New JerseyClinton3/6/2015
Jerome B. SimandleDistrict of New JerseyH.W. Bush5/31/2017
Jose L. LinaresDistrict of New JerseyW. Bush5/16/2019
Robert BrackDistrict of New MexicoW. Bush7/25/2018
Judith C. HerreraDistrict of New MexicoW. Bush7/1/2019
Martha VazquezDistrict of New MexicoClintonTBD
Joseph F. BiancoEastern District of New YorkW. Bush5/8/2019
Brian M. CoganEastern District of New YorkW. Bush6/12/2020
Dora L. IrizarryEastern District of New YorkW. Bush1/26/2020
Position Open (New Seat)Eastern District of New YorkN/A2/1/2021
Gary L. SharpeNorthern District of New YorkW. Bush1/1/2016
Katherine B. ForrestSouthern District of New YorkObama9/11/2018
Richard J. SullivanSouthern District of New YorkW. Bush10/11/2018
George B. DanielsSouthern District of New YorkClinton5/1/2021
Colleen McMahonSouthern District of New YorkClinton4/10/2021
Dan A. PolsterNorthern District of OhioClinton1/31/2021
James S. GwinNorthern District of OhioClinton1/31/2021
Solomon Oliver Jr.Northern District of OhioClinton2/15/2021
John E. DowdellNorthern District of OklahomaObama6/21/2021
Michael W. MosmanDistrict of OregonW. Bush12/27/2021
Timothy J. SavageEastern District of PennsylvaniaW. Bush3/1/2021
Lawrence F. StengelEastern District of PennsylvaniaW. Bush8/31/2018
C. Darnell Jones IIEastern District of PennsylvaniaW. Bush3/15/2021
Petrese TuckerEastern District of PennsylvaniaClinton6/1/2021
John E. Jones IIIMiddle District of PennsylvaniaW. Bush8/1/2021
Carmen Consuelo CerezoDistrict of Puerto RicoCarter2/28/2021
Franciso A. BesosaDistrict of Puerto RicoW. Bush1/1/2022
Gustavo A. Gelpí, Jr.District of Puerto RicoW. BushTBD
Jeffrey L. VikenDistrict of South DakotaObama10/1/2021
Philip R. MartinezWestern District of TexasW. Bush2/26/2021
Vanessa D. GilmoreSouthern District of TexasClinton1/2/2022
David O. NufferDistrict of UtahObama4/2/2022
Liam O’GradyEastern District of VirginiaW. Bush5/1/2020
Anthony John TrengaEastern District of VirginiaW. Bush6/1/2021
John A. Gibney, Jr.Eastern District of VirginiaObama11/1/2021
James P. JonesWestern District of VirginiaClinton8/30/2021
Marsha J. PechmanWestern District of WashingtonClinton2/6/2016
James L. RobartWestern District of WashingtonW. Bush6/28/2016
Benjamin Hale SettleWestern District of WashingtonW. Bush1/1/2020
Robert S. LasnickWestern District of WashingtonClinton1/27/2016
Rosanna Malouf PetersonEastern District of WashingtonObama10/1/2021
William C. GriesbachEastern District of WisconsinW. Bush12/31/2019
Nancy FreudenthalDistrict of WyomingObama6/1/2022