The Florida Bar


December 29, 2011
Marlene Quintana, chair,
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
(305) 416-6880

MIAMI -- The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Miami-Dade County Court resulting from the appointment of Judge Norma Lindsey to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court.

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

Marlene Quintana, chair
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
c/o GrayRobinson, P.A.
1221 Brickell Avenue, Ste. 1600
Miami, FL 33131

The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, Jan. 30, by 5 p.m. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar's website at Including photographs is encouraged but not three-ring binders.

If applicants have applied to the JNC on or after Sept. 1, 2011, they may alternatively deliver letters requesting the JNC to consider their prior applications, but also must deliver two copies of their prior applications along with their letters by the deadline.

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 that fact in its deliberations.

Members of the bench, the Bar and the public are urged to contact commission members concerning applicants:

    Marva L. Wiley (vice-chair)
    P.O. Box 530292
    Miami Shores, FL 33153-0292
    Phone: (305) 793-0701
    Fax: (786) 513-3827
    Rayfield McGhee, Jr.
    McGhee & Associates, LLC
    19 West Flagler St., Ste. 501
    Miami, FL 33130
    Phone: (305) 350-5006
    Fax: (305) 350-5007
    Daniel Fridman
    Holland & Knight
    701 Brickell Avenue,Ste. 3000
    Miami, FL 33131
    Phone: (305) 789-7412
    Fax: (305) 789-7799
    Mark A. Romance
    Richman Greer, P.A.
    Miami Center, Ste. 1000
    201 South Biscayne Blvd.
    Miami, FL 33131
    Phone: (305) 373-4000
    Fax: (305) 373-4099
    Johnette Hardiman
    State Attorneys Office
    Office of the State Attorney
    1350 NW 12 Ave.
    Miami, FL 33136
    Phone: (305) 547-0664
    Fax: (305) 547-0772
    Daniel W. Schwartz
    Akerman Senterfitt
    One S.E. Third Ave., 28th Floor
    Miami, FL 33131
    Phone: (305) 374-5600
    Fax: (305) 995-6964
    Christine Hernandez
    Law Offices of Barranco & Kircher
    150 W. Flagler St., Ste. 1400
    Miami, FL 33130-1513
    Phone: (305) 371-8575
    Fax: (305) 371-7021

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[Revised: 07-08-2012]