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APRIL APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2013
CONTACT:
Kristen Wilson; kwilson@flabar.org,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850) 561-5757


The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its April 19 meeting:

Supreme Court's Bar Admissions Committee: One lawyer to serve a two-year term commencing July 1, 2013. This committee coordinates the work of the bench, bar, law schools, and bar examiners.

Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims: Two lawyers from the territorial jurisdictions of the second and fourth state appellate districts to serve four-year terms commencing July 2, 2013. 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 from the Bar's website, www.floridabar.org, or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain an application form. Completed applications must be submitted to the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 no later than close of business, Friday, March 8, 2013. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

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[Revised: 02-17-2013]