The Florida Bar
EXTENDED DEADLINE - COMMITTEE SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS SEAT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2014
CONTACT: Michele A. Gavagni, Executive Director,
Florida Board of Bar Examiners
TELEPHONE: (850) 487-1292
TALLAHASSEE – Members of the public are invited to volunteer on or before April 25, 2014 for two three-year terms on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Supreme Court of Florida will appoint two public members to serve on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Board ensures that applicants have met the requirements of the Rules with regard to character and fitness, education and technical competence prior to recommending to the Supreme Court of Florida an applicant’s admission to The Florida Bar.
A public member volunteer should possess education or work-related experience such as educational testing, accounting, statistical analysis, medicine, psychology, or related sciences. A bachelor’s degree is required. Lawyers are not eligible. Public Board members should be willing and able to devote about three days’ work a month. Service requires travel to various Florida locations to attend Board meetings and the examination, with travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed.
Board members should be interested in seeking to improve the examination and its administration, and to evaluate carefully the character and fitness of applicants seeking admission to the Bar. Board members should be free of adverse interests, conflicting duties, or inconsistent obligations that may interfere or appear to interfere with the proper administration of the Board’s mandate from the Court.
The vacancies will occur on November 1, 2014 with the expiration of the terms of Captain Carl Flack Logan of Gulf Breeze and Claude Byron Seltzer of Ft. Lauderdale.
Persons interested in applying for these positions as a public member serving on the Board may click here to obtain the Questionnaire for Public Member Vacancy. Completed applications must be received by Michele A. Gavagni, Executive Director, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, either by fax at (850) 414-6822 or by mail at 1891 Eider Court, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1750, by the close of business on April 25, 2014.
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