Updated as of April 16, 2021.

Federal Vacancy Overview

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

13

Circuit Court

85

District Court

3

Federal Claims

2

International Trade

Circuit Court Vacancies

Includes current and announced vacancies.

13

D.C. Circuit

Federal Circuit

First Circuit

Second Circuit

Third Circuit

Fourth Circuit

Fifth Circuit

2

1

1

3

0

1

0

Sixth Circuit

Seventh Circuit

Eighth Circuit

Ninth Circuit

Tenth Circuit

Eleventh Circuit

0

1

0

2

2

0

Vacancy Details

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

JUDGECIRCUITPRESIDENTEFFECTIVE
Merrick GarlandD.C.Clinton3/10/2021
David S. TatelD.C.ClintonTBD
Evan WallachFederalObama5/31/2021
Juan R. Torruella1st (PR)Reagan10/26/2020
Robert A. Katzmann2nd (NY)Clinton1/21/2021
Peter W. Hall2nd (VT)W. Bush3/4/2021
Denny Chin2nd (NY)Clinton6/1/2021
Barbara Milano Keenan4th (VA)Obama8/31/2021
Joel M. Flaum7th (IL)Reagan11/30/2020
Susan P. Graber9th (OR)ClintonTBD
Marsha Berzon9th (CA)ClintonTBD
Carlos F. Lucero10th (CO)Clinton2/1/2021
Mary Beck Briscoe10th (KS)Clinton3/15/2021

District Court Vacancies

Includes current and announced vacancies.

85

Middle District

1

Alaska

Arizona

0

0

Western District

1

Eastern District

Central District

Northern District

Southern District

2

7

3

6

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

D.C.

2

3

0

1

Southern District

2

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

2

0

1

0

Northern District

1

Southern District

1

Kansas

Kentucky

1

0

Western District

1

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

0

3

3

Eastern District

Western District

1

1

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

1

0

0

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

0

0

2

1

6

2

Eastern District

Northern District

Southern District

4

1

3

North Carolina

North Dakota

0

0

Northern District

3

Oklahoma

Oregon

0

1

Eastern District

4

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

1

0

0

1

0

Southern District

Western District

1

1

Utah

Vermont

1

0

Eastern District

Western District

1

1

Eastern District

Western District

1

5

West Virginia

0

Eastern District

1

Wyoming

0

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
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
Marcia S. KreigerDistrict of ColoradoW. Bush3/3/2019
Richard Brooke JacksonDistrict of ColoradoObama9/30/2021
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
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
Theresa L. SpringmannNorthern District of IndianaW. Bush1/23/2021
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
Richard D. BennettDistrict of MarylandW. BushTBD
Ellen Lipton HollanderDistrict of MarylandObamaTBD
Catherine C. BlakeDistrict of MarylandClinton4/2/2021
George A. O’Toole Jr.District of MassachusettsClinton1/1/2018
Douglas P. WoodlockDistrict of MassachusettsReagan6/1/2015
William G. YoungDistrict of MassachusettsReagan7/1/2021
Victoria A. RobertsEastern District of MichiganClinton2/24/2021
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
William J. MartiniDistrict of New JerseyW. Bush2/10/2015
Peter G. SheridanDistrict of New JerseyW. Bush6/14/2018
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
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
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
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
Carmen Consuelo CerezoDistrict of Puerto RicoCarter2/28/2021
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
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
Ronald B. LeightonWestern District of WashingtonW. Bush2/28/2019
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