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Standing Committees
Judicial Nominating Procedures



The scope and function of the JNP Committee is to assist the Governor and the judicial nominating commissions in discharging their respective duties under Article V, Section 11, Constitution of Florida.

The committee offers assistance to the Governor with organizing and presenting an annual training program for all JNC commissioners. The training program provides authoritative information on the subject of judicial selection and the judicial nominating process. It also constitutes a forum for the mutual exchange of information by commissioners.

The committee will advise judicial nominating commissioners of new legislation or proposed legislation which is related to the judiciary and the judicial selection process. The committee will continue to suggest operating rules and procedures that it believes to be in the best interest of the commissions and the judicial nominating process.

Judicial Nominating Commissioners 2010 Handbook (14MB) PDF document opens in new window

JNC: Uniform Rules of Procedure - Appellate PDF document opens in new window
JNC: Uniform Rules of Procedure - Circuit PDF document opens in new window
JNC: Uniform Rules of Procedure - Supreme Court PDF document opens in new window

    JNC Training Video - October 28, 2011
      JNC Training- Morning Session: External Link opens in a new window YouTube 2 Hrs., 59 Min.
      Welcome - Kara Berard Rockenbach, Chair, JNPC and Charles M. Trippe, Jr. Governor’s General Counsel
      Remarks - Gwynne Young, 2011 President-Elect, The Florida Bar
      Judicial Selection Process and Chairs’ Responsibilities - Moderator: Judge William D. Palmer
      Panelists: Charles Trippe, Pat Christiansen, Judge Stephanie Ray, Alan Bookman, Kara Rockenbach, Ray Abadin, Theodore Small, Michael Band and Todd Payne

      JNC Training- Afternoon Session External Link opens in a new window YouTube 2 Hrs., 24 Min.
      Diversity Sensitivity - Arnell Bryant-Willis, Diversity Initiatives Manager, The Florida Bar
      Ethics Rules - Virlindia Doss, Executive Director, Fl Ethics Comm.
      Sunshine Laws/Public Records/Redaction Issues for Jnc Commissioners - Pat Gleason, Special Counsel For Open Government, Attorney General’s Office
      The Psychology Of Effective Judicial Interviewing - Dr. Deborah O. Day, Psy.D.


    Judicial Nominating Applications and Commissions
      Staff Contact    Vicki Brand
       OfficeCityTerm
      Michael Robert Band Chair Miami  2015
      Edward L Artau Vice Chair Delray Beach  2014
      Carol Ann Licko Vice Chair Miami  2015
      O John Alpizar Board Liaison Palm Bay  2014
      Peter Antonacci Tallahassee  2014
      Sylvia Ann Berrien Seffner  2016
      Crystal Theresa Broughan Jacksonville  2014
      Pamela D Cichon Saint Petersburg  2015
      Howard David DuBosar Boca Raton  2014
      Linda Bond Edwards Tallahassee  2016
      Erik Matthew Figlio Tallahassee  2014
      Leora Beth Freire West Palm Beach  2014
      Sharon Margaret Hanlon Naples  2015
      John Justin Kendron Lake City  2015
      April Sloane Kirsheman Orlando  2014
      Lisa Joy Kleinberg Sarasota  2015
      Alexandra Bach Lagos Miami  2015
      Christen Elizabeth Luikart Jacksonville  2015
      Jean Marie Middleton West Palm Beach  2014
      Kenneth J Miller Fort Lauderdale  2016
      Telsula Christy Morgan West Palm Beach  2016
      Chasity Hope O'Steen Tallahassee  2016
      Melissa Cade Pallett-Vàsquez Miami  2016
      Jesse Michael Panuccio Tallahassee  2014
      Harry A Payton Miami  2014
      Paul Fernandez Penichet Miami  2016
      Cory James Person Tampa  2016
      Raquel A Rodriguez Miami  2015
      Stacy Michelle Ross Fort Lauderdale  2016
      Laura Rush Tallahassee  2016
      Lilly Ann Sanchez Miami  2015
      Oscar A Sanchez Miami  2014
      Philip N Sherwin Bartow  2014
      Brian Yaacov Silber Fort Lauderdale  2016
      R Troy Smith Jacksonville  2016
      Anthony Joseph Soto Miami  2016
      Jeanne Trudeau Tate Tampa  2015
      Howard Alan Tescher Plantation  2014
      Lara J Tibbals Tampa  2015
      Robert C L Vaughan Fort Lauderdale  2016
      John George White, III West Palm Beach  2015
      Gary Steven Winston Miami  2015


      Agenda

      [Revised: 7-1-2013]