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THIRD DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES THIRD DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDGESHIP VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 12, 2013
CONTACT:
Peter Prieto, Chair,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(305) 358-2800


The Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Governor Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Third District Court of Appeal resulting from the resignation of Judge Angel A. Cortiñas.

All persons interested in applying must deliver a complete application and 10 copies to:

Peter Prieto, Chair
Third District Court Judicial Nominating Commission
c/o Podhurst Orseck, P.A.
25 W. Flagler Street, Suite 800
Miami, Florida 33130

The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, Aug. 9 by 12 p.m. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar's website. The inclusion of a photograph is encouraged. Please do not submit three-ring binders.


** COURTESY NOTICE **

Potential applicants are advised that the Commission at present intends to hold interviews on Monday, Aug. 26, Tuesday, Aug. 27 and Wednesday, Aug. 28. These dates are subject to change. Applicants receiving interviews will be separately notified of the exact date, time, and location of the interview. Separate public notice shall be provided when the interview schedule is set. In order to assist the Judicial Nominating Commission in its review of applications, all questions in the application must be fully and completely answered. In addition, applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel and references where requested as those individuals will be contacted. If there is requested information missing from an application, the Judicial Nominating Commission will consider the applicant’s lack of effort in submitting a complete application.

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


Mr. Peter Prieto, Chair
Podhurst Orseck, P.A.
25 West Flagler Street, Suite 800
Miami, Florida 33130
Phone: (305) 358-2800
Facsimile: (305) 358-2382
Email:
pprieto@podhurst.com

Mr. Jeffrey S. Bass
Shubin & Bass, P.A.
46 SW 1st Street, Ste. 300
Miami, Florida 33130-1610
Phone: (305) 381-6060
Facsimile: (305) 381-6060
E-Mail:
jbass@shubinbass.com

Mr. Hector J. Lombana
Gamba & Lombana

2701 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Mezzanine
Coral Gables, Florida 33134-6020
Phone: (305) 448-4010
Facsimile: (305) 448-9891

E-Mail: hjl@gambalombana.com

Mr. Raoul G. Cantero
White & Case, LLP
Southeast Financial Center

200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 4900
Miami, Florida 33131
Phone: (305) 925-4796
Facsimile: (305) 358-7954
E-mail:
raoul.cantero@miami.whitecase.com

Ms. Raquel A. Rodriguez
McDonald Hopkins, LLC
Southeast Financial Center
200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3130
Miami, Florida 33131-5324
Phone: (305) 704-3994
Facsimile: (305) 704-3999

E-mail: rrodriguez@mcdonaldhopkins.com

Mr. Justin J. Sayfie
Sayfie Law Firm
450 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 1500
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301-2291
Phone: (954) 523-2427
Facsimile: (954) 523-9146
E-mail:
justin@sayfielawfirm.com
Mr. Timothy J. Koenig
Koenig Highsmith & Van Loom P.A.
3158 Northside Drive
Key West, Florida 33040-8025
Phone: (305) 296-8575
Fax: (305) 29608575
E-mail: KOENIG@FKHLAW.COM

Mr. Eliot Pedrosa
Greenberg Traurig
333 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 4400
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (305) 579-0743
Fax: (305) 961-5743
E-mail: pedrosae@gtlaw.com

Mr. Robert A. Spottswood
506 Fleming Street
Key West, Florida 33040-6882
Phone: (305) 294-4840

E-mail: rspottswood@spottswood.com

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[Revised: 07-15-2013]