The Florida Bar


October 2, 2012
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
(786) 536-4612

MIAMI-- The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Governor Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Miami-Dade Circuit Court resulting from the resignation of Judge Victoria Platzer from the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court.

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

Marva L. Wiley, Chair
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
9999 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 310
Miami Shores, FL 33138

The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, October 26, 2012, by 5 p.m. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website at The inclusion of a photograph is encouraged. Please do not submit three-ring binders.

If you have submitted an application for any of the vacancies that closed on September 7, 2012, you may alternatively deliver a letter requesting the JNC consider your prior application. You must, however, submit two (2) additional copies of your prior application on or before the deadline set forth above.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: 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:

Marva L. Wiley, Esq. (Chair)
Marva L. Wiley, P.A.
9999 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 310
Miami Shores, FL 33138
Office: 786 534-4612
Facsimile: 786 513-3827

Christine Hernandez –Baldwin
State Attorney’s Office
1350 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Office: 305 547-0100
Facsimile: 305 547-0330

Daniel Fridman
Holland & Knight, LLP
701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 3000
Miami, FL 33131
Office: 305 789-7412
Facsimile: 305 789-7799

Johnette Hardiman
State Attorney’s Office
Office of the State Attorney
1350 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Office: 305 547-0664
Facsimile: 305 547-0772

Paul Huck, Jr.
Colson, Hicks Eidson
255 Alhambra Circle, Penthouse
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Office: 305 476.7400
Facsimile: 305 476.7444

Manny Kadre
10055 NW 12th Street
Miami, FL 33172
Office: 305 591-9800 ext. 4185
Facsimile: 305 594-2393

Rayfield McGhee, Jr.
McGhee & Associates, LLC
19 West Flagler Street
Suite 501
Miami, FL 33130
Office: 305 350-5006
Facsimile: 305 350-5007

Mark A. Romance
Richman Greer, P.A.
396 Alhambra Circle
North Tower, 14th Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Office: 305 373-4000
Facsimile: 305 373-4099

Daniel W. Schwartz
Akerman Senterfitt
One S.E. Third Avenue,, 27th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Office: 305 374-5600
Facsimile: 305 995-6964

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[Revised: 10-02-2012]