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9TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2013
CONTACT:
Kristen Wilson,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850) 561-5757, kwilson @flabar.org


9th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission: The Florida Bar is accepting applications for one lawyer vacancy on the 9th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. By letter of September 12, 2013, the Governor rejected The Florida Bar’s list of nominees for one seat on the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission pursuant to Section 43.29(1)(a), Florida Statutes. Accordingly, The Florida Bar must submit a list of three different nominees to the Governor for appointment. The appointee will serve the remainder of a four-year term, commencing immediately upon appointment by the Governor and ending June 30, 2014.

Applicants must be engaged in the practice of law and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying. Applicants must comply with state financial disclosure laws. Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for 2 years following completion of their term.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download the proper
application form (there is a specific JNC application) from the Bar's Web site, www.floridabar.org, or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the application.

Applications must be received by mail, e-mail, kwilson@flabar.org or fax, (850) 561-9405 no later than 5:30 p.m., Monday, October 7, 2013, in the Executive Director’s office of The Florida Bar. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Recommendations will be sent to the Governor.

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[Revised: 09-21-2013]