The Florida Bar


January 13, 2014
Ted A. Yates, Chair,
Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
(407) 608-7777

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a county court vacancy in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the elevation of the Honorable Judge Greg Tynan to the Circuit Bench.

Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years and must be a registered voter. The person appointed must be a resident of Orange County at the time that he/she assumes office.

Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s web site and are also available from the office of the Chair.

One original and an electronic copy of the completed application and attachments must be delivered to Tad A. Yates, Chair of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. The electronic copy of the application and attachments should be in PDF format and should be submitted on a CD or a USB thumb drive.

The deadline for submission of the application is Thursday, February 13, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Be sure to use a photograph on or as the cover page to the Application. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline may not be considered. Applications are to be mailed or hand delivered to the office of the Chair:

Before February 1, 2014
Tad A. Yates, Chair
3117 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, Florida 32804

After February 1, 2014
Tad A. Yates, Chair
734 Rugby Street
Orlando, Florida 32804

All Interviews will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Orange County Bar Association, 880 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801. Interview times will be established at a later date. Applicants will be notified of their interview time.

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

Further information regarding applicants and schedule of interviews will be posted on The Florida Bar website soon after the application deadline(

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will have an organizational meeting on February 14, 2014, at noon at the Law Offices of Tad A. Yates, P. A., 734 Rugby Street, Orlando, Florida 32804.

Members of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission are Tad A. Yates (Chair), Kimberly J. Doud, (Vice-Chair), Paetra T. Brownlee, Christopher L. Carmody, Jr., Joshua D. Grosshans, Jeffrey B. Jones, Edward A. Storey, III, and William C. Vose. A complete listing for each member is available from The Florida Bar’s Web site.

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[Revised: 08-01-2014]