The Florida Bar


November 12, 2013
Tad A. Yates, Chair,
Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
(407) 608-7777

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Ninth Judicial Circuit resulting from the resignation of the Honorable Walter Komanski, Circuit Judge.

Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five (5) years and must be a registered voter. The person appointed must be a resident of either Orange or Osceola County at the time that he/she assumes office.

Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website and are also available from the office of the Chair:

An original and an electronic copy of the completed application and attachments must be delivered to Tad A. Yates, Chair of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. The electronic copy of the application and attachments should be in PDF form and should be submitted on a CD or a USB thumb drive.

The deadline for submission of the application is Thursday, December 19, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. The Commission requests that applicants use a photograph on or as the cover page to the application. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline may not be considered.

All Interviews will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014, at the Orange County Bar Association, 880 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801. Interview times will be set at a later date. Applicants will be notified of their interview time.

Further information regarding applicants and schedule of interviews will be posted on The Florida Bar website soon after the application deadline.

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet for a one hour organizational meeting on December 20, 2013, at noon at the Law Offices of Tad A. Yates, P.A.

Members of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission are Tad A. Yates (Chair), Kimberly J. Doud (Vice-Chair), Paetra T. Brownlee, Christopher L. Carmody, Jr., Joshua D. Grosshans, Jeffrey B. Jones, Edward A. Storey, III, and William C. Vose.


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[Revised: 01-07-2014]