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TWELFTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2013
CONTACT:
Pat Neal, Chair; pneal@nealcommunities.com,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(941) 328-1037


The Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee announces a judicial vacancy in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court due to the retirement of the Honorable Rick DeFuria. The Twelfth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission seeks applications for nomination from all persons who meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the Florida Constitution.

Applicants must be able to fulfill the Constitutional qualifications before assuming the office of Circuit Court Judge, which require the person to be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar for the preceding five (5) years, a resident of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit and a registered voter in the State of Florida.

Application forms for the judgeship may be obtained from the Nominating Commission Chair, Pat Neal, whose address and telephone number appears below. Applications can be downloaded from The Florida Bar's website, www.floridabar.org.

The original and nine (9) copies of the completed application and attachments must be delivered to Pat Neal, Chairman, Twelfth Judicial Nominating Commission at the address below no later than 5 p.m. on May 6. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Pat Neal, Chairman
Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
5800 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34240
pneal@nealcommunities.com
941-328-1037

A list of members of the Twelfth Circuit JNC is also available on The Florida Bar’s Web site. Questions should be directed to Pat Neal, Chair, Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, at (941) 328-1037 or pneal@nealcommunities.com.

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[Revised: 04-10-2013]