The Florida Bar
FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR VACANCY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2011
CONTACT: C. Wayne Alford, chair,,
4th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: (904) 642-9899
JACKSONVILLE -- The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Duval County Court that resulted from former County Court Judge Tyrie W. Boyer being appointed to Circuit Court Judge.
Persons interested in applying must deliver completed applications plus nine copies to:
C. Wayne Alford, chair
Fourth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission
Alford Law Group, P.A.
8833 Perimeter Park Boulevard, Suite 104
Jacksonville, FL 32216
Applicants must be able to fulfill the constitutional qualifications before assuming the office of Circuit Court judge, which require the applicants to be members of The Florida Bar for the last five years, residents of Duval, Clay or Nassau County and registered voters of the State of Florida. If applicants currently reside in Nassau or Clay counties, if appointed County Court judge, they must then reside in Duval County.
All applications must be delivered by Thursday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. The application form may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website at www.floridabar.org. The inclusion of a recent photograph is required.
NOTE TO APPLICANTS: In order to assist the Judicial Nominating Commission in its review of applications, all questions in the application must be answered fully and completely. In addition, applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel and references because 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.
INTERVIEWS: Applicants will be notified by letter for the date for interviews. The interviews will be held in chambers of Chief Judge Donald M. Moran, Room 222, of the Duval County Courthouse.
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