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FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION DISTRICT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2014
CONTACT:
Michael E. Marder, Chair,
Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE:
(407) 425-6559


As a result of the resignation of Circuit Judge Jacqueline R. Griffin, there is a vacancy in The Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy.

1) Judicial applications for this one (1) District Court vacancy must be received before 5 p.m. on February 14, 2014, at the following location:

2) The Judicial Application (which can be downloaded from The Florida Bar website) must include:

3) After the deadline for submitting applications, the Commission will determine which applicants to interview. If you are to be interviewed, you will be contacted to confirm the date, time and location.

4) As you know, all proceedings of the Commission are open to the public except for deliberations. Accordingly, you should not expect your application to be kept confidential.

5) If an applicant is nominated, all materials attached to the original application will be submitted to the Governor.

6) If there is any question about the application process, please contact Michael E. Marder at the address above.


Commissioners:

Michael E. Marder, Chair
April S. Kirsheman, Vice Chair
Todd E. Copeland
James Henry Richey
Lewis E. Dinkins
Lee G. Schmudde
Isaac J. Lidsky
Michael C. Sasso


Members of the bench, the Bar and the public are urged to contact the members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions.

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[Revised: 01-27-2014]