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THE FLORIDA SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR STATEWIDE NOMINATING COMMISSION FOR JUDGES OF COMPENSATION CLAIMS -- DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 17


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2017
CONTACT:
Kristen Wilson,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850) 561-5757


The Florida Bar seeks applicants for appointment to the Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims (2nd Appellate District). The application deadline has been extended to April 17, 2017.

One lawyer from the territorial jurisdiction of the second state appellate district to serve a four-year term 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 JNC 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 this vacancy 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 Monday, April 17, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

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[Revised: 03-22-2017]