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FLORIDA JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 2012
CONTACT:
Kristen Wilson,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850) 561-5757


Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission Vacancy : Two attorneys to serve six-year terms commencing on January 1, 2013, and expiring December 31, 2018, and one attorney to serve the remainder of a six-year term beginning on January 1, 2013, and expiring December 31, 2014. The 15-member commission is authorized under Article V, Section 12, Florida Constitution, to investigate complaints against judges whose conduct demonstrates a present unfitness to hold office and recommends disciplinary action to the Supreme Court. No member of the commission, except a judge, shall be eligible for state judicial office while acting as a member of the commission and for a period of two years thereafter. No member of the commission shall hold office in a political party or participate in any campaign for judicial office or hold public office; provided that a judge may campaign for judicial office and hold that office.

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 an application form. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300, no later than 5 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2012. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.
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[Revised: 10-15-2012]