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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 28, 2012
CONTACT:
J. Carter Andersen, Chair,
Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE:
(813) 204-6405


The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy on the Hillsborough County Circuit Court created by the retirement of Judge Susan Sexton, effective on August 31, 2012. The Commission is now accepting applications for one circuit court judge position. Applicants must be residents of Hillsborough County, registered voters and members of The Florida Bar for the past five years.

Applications can be downloaded from the Florida Bar's website at www.floridabar.org by following the "Publications" link on the left to "Bar Forms & Applications" to "Judicial Nominating Commission applications" (click this same link again if necessary) to "Application for Judicial seat". Applicants will be asked to provide their names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses to facilitate communication with the Commission.

Applicants must submit a fully completed original and nine copies of the application, along with photographs attached to the original and each of the nine copies of the application, to Carter Andersen, Bush Ross, P.A., 1801 North Highland Avenue,Tampa, FL 33602, no later than 5 p.m. on September 19, 2012. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

In addition to the original and nine copies, applicants are requested to provide one electronic redacted (PDF) copy of the application. Any material redacted by the applicant must be limited to exempt or confidential information that is exempt from public inspection pursuant to Chapter 119 and Florida's public records law.

Applicants and the public will be advised in subsequent press releases of dates of Commission meetings relating to filling this vacancy. The Commission will submit the names of nominees for this vacant judgeship to Gov. Rick Scott by October 26, 2012.

A list of members of the Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is available from The Florida Bar's website. Questions should be directed to Carter Andersen at (813)204-6405 or candersen@bushross.com.
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[Revised: 08-28-2012]