The Florida Bar is accepting applications for one lawyer vacancy on the Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.
The governor on April 16 rejected The Florida Bar’s list of nominees submitted on May 27, 2011, pursuant to F.S. §43.29(1)(a). Accordingly, the Bar must submit a new list of three different nominees to the governor for appointment. The term commences immediately upon appointment and ends June 2015.
Applicants must be engaged in the practice of law and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying. Applicants must comply with state financial disclosure laws. Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following completion of their term.
Applications must be received by mail, e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org or fax, (850) 561-9405 no later than 5:30 p.m., May 15, in the executive director’s office of The Florida Bar. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.
Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download the proper application form (there is a specific JNC application) from the Bar’s website or should call Florida Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757 to obtain the application. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee 32399-2300, by the deadline of May 15.