The Florida Bar
16th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Vacancy
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 7, 2013
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, The Florida Bar,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5757
The Florida Bar is accepting applications for one lawyer vacancy on the 16th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission due to the death of John R. Collins. The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for this vacancy to the Governor for his appointment. The appointee will serve the remainder of a four-year term, commencing immediately upon appointment by the Governor and ending June 30, 2015. 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 two years following completion of their four-year term.
Applications must be received by mail, e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org or fax, (850) 561-9405 no later than 5:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, in the Executive Director’s office of The Florida Bar. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. The Executive Committee of The Florida Bar Board of Governors will make recommendations to the Governor.
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. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300, by the deadline of Jan. 23, 2013.
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