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THE FLORIDA BAR SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED IN MARCH


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2016
CONTACT:
Kristen Wilson; kwilson @floridabar.org,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850) 561-5757


Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims: Two lawyers from the territorial jurisdictions of the second and fourth state appellate districts to serve four-year terms commencing July 2, 2017. All applicants must be members of the Bar who are engaged in the practice of law. No attorney who appears before any judge of compensation claims more than four times a year is eligible to serve on the commission, pursuant to F.S. §440.45(2)(b). Commissioners are also not eligible for state judicial vacancies filled by the Judicial Nominating Commission on which they sit for two years following the expiration of their term. Commissioners are subject to Florida financial disclosure laws. Meetings and deliberations are open to the public.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may click here to download the Application for Special Appointment from the Bar’s website, www.floridabar.org, or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the application form. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 or submitted via e-mail to specialapptapp@floridabar.org no later than the close of business on Friday, February 17, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Florida Bar Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

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[Revised: 12-28-2016]