The 13th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to fill one vacancy on the circuit court created by the elevation of Judge Daniel Sleet to the Second District Court of Appeal and another on the Hillsborough County bench created by the elevation of Judge Matthew Lucas to the circuit court.
Applicants must be residents of Hillsborough County, registered voters, and members of The Florida Bar for the past five years.
Applications can be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website at www.floridabar.org.
A fully completed original and one copy of the application, along with a photograph attached to the original and to the copy, must be delivered to Carter Andersen, JNC Chair, Bush Ross, P.A., 1801 North Highland Ave., Tampa 33602 no later than 5 p.m., February 5.
In addition to the original and one copy, applicants are requested to provide one electronic unredacted (PDF) copy of the application and one electronic redacted (PDF) copy of the application. Any material redacted by the applicant must be limited to exempt or confidential information that is exempt from public inspection pursuant to Chapter 119 and Florida’s public records law.
Applicants may submit one application for both vacancies. Applicants should clearly indicate in their application or on a cover letter the vacancy for which they are applying – either indicate that the application is for the circuit court vacancy or the county court vacancy or both.