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JANUARY APPOINTMENT TO BE FILLED - THE FLORIDA BAR FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS VACANCY
October 22, 2014
The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its January 30, 2015 meeting: The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: Two lawyers to serve three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2015 on this 33-member Board ...

SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
October 16, 2014
The Second District Court Of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has set the following interview schedule for candidates to fill the two vacancies created by the Florida Legislature: 8:00–8:20 a.m. Matthew C. Lucas 8:20–8:40 Suzanne Labrit 8:40–9:00 ...

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCY
October 13, 2014
As a result of the retirement of Broward County Judge Gary Cowart, there is a vacancy in the Seventeenth Judicial County Court, in and for Broward County, Florida. 1. Judicial applications for this one (1) County Court vacancy must be received by noon of ...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY
October 9, 2014
JACKSONVILLE -- The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Circuit Court for the Fourth Judicial Circuit resulting from the resignation of Judge E. McRae Mathis. Applica...

FIFTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR THREE CIRCUIT COURT VACANCIES
October 6, 2014
The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the list of candidates who submitted applications for the three circuit court vacancies in the 15th Judicial Circuit prior to the deadline. 1. Kirk C. Volker 2. Tina Marie Talarchyk 3. Joseph ...

19TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY
October 3, 2014
The 19th Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the 19th Judicial Circuit created by the retirement of Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Hawley. All persons interested in applying must deliver...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE
October 2, 2014
JACKSONVILLE - The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following nominees have been submitted to Gov. Rick Scott for his consideration for appointment to fill the Circuit Court judicial vacancy: Brian J. Cabrey A...

THE FLORIDA BAR ACCEPTING 2015 PRO BONO SERVICE AWARDS NOMINATIONS – DEADLINE NOV. 12
October 2, 2014
TALLAHASSEE -- Each year, the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar give special recognition to lawyers, legal groups and a member of the judiciary who have freely given their time and expertise in making legal services available to the poor. The pro ...

19TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES RE-NOTICE OF MEETING ON JUDICIAL VACANCY
October 1, 2014
The 19th Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the 19th Judicial Circuit created by the retirement of Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Hawley. The next 19th Circuit JNC meeting is set for Fr...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
October 1, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on November 13, 2014, at 8:00 a.m., at Frost, Van den Boom, P.A., 395 South Central Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant Circui...

SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF MEETING
October 1, 2014
The Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on October 15, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Hill Ward Henderson, located at 101 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 3700, Tampa, FL 33602. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect a vice ch...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 15 ATTORNEYS
September 30, 2014
Summaries of orders issued June 2 – Aug. 7, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 15 attorneys; disbarring three, revoking the lic...

2ND DCA JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION -- NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS
September 30, 2014
The Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission received 33 applications for the two vacancies created by the Florida Legislature. The following individuals applied: Linda R. Allan Victoria J. Avalon John L. Badalamenti William H. Burge...

TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY
September 26, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one new vacancy in the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court due to the resignation/retirement of Judge Charles B. Curry. Applicants for this circuit judgeship must have been a member of The Florida Bar fo...

SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
September 26, 2014
The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Seventh Judicial Circuit certifies to Gov. Rick Scott the following named nominees to fill the Circuit Court judicial vacancy created in the Seventh Judicial Circuit by the appointment of Judge Carlos E. Mendoza ...

NINETEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES MEETING
September 26, 2014
The 19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the 19th Judicial Circuit created by the retirement of Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Hawley. The next 19th Circuit JNC meeting is se...

DECEMBER SPECIAL APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED BY THE FLORIDA BAR
September 24, 2014
Florida Rural Legal Services: One attorney to serve a three-year term on its 20-member Board of Directors. Other appointing organizations are the NBA, Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter, ACLU, voluntary bar associations and various other eligible client and ...

EIGHTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – LIST OF NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
September 24, 2014
The following nominees have been submitted to Gov. Rick Scott for consideration to fill the county court vacancy in Alachua County: Tania Alavi Robin Arnold James M. “Mel” Bessinger Donna Keim Susan Miller Jones Julie Waldman ###...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION –THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
September 24, 2014
TAMPA – Notice is hereby given that The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will convene a meeting on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the University Club. The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet for the...

FLORIDA BAR MEDIA AWARDS PRESENTED IN CEREMONY AT CAPITOL
September 23, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – Media outlets from the Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg areas are first- place winners of the 59th Annual Florida Bar Media Awards. Florida Bar President Gregory W. Coleman presented plaques to journalists from WTSP-TV 10 News and the Tampa Bay...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOMINEES FOR HENDRY COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
September 22, 2014
The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission certifies to Gov. Rick Scott the following nominees to fill the Hendry County Court judicial vacancy resulting from the appointment of Judge James Sloan to the circuit bench, listed in alphabetical orde...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
September 22, 2014
The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission certified to Gov. Rick Scott the following nominees to fill the Twentieth Circuit judicial vacancy resulting from the upcoming retirement of Judge Mark Steinbeck, listed in alphabetical order: Robert Br...

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - LIST OF NOMINEES
September 19, 2014
The Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following names to the Governor for his consideration in filling the vacancy on the court created by the Legislature: 1. James A. Edwards 2. John M. Harris 3. Pamela R. Mast...

FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
September 18, 2014
Judge William A. Van Northwick, Jr., is not seeking retention, creating a vacancy in the First District Court of Appeal. The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nomination Commission has been asked to provide Governor Rick Scott with nominees. Qualifi...

NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - SIX NOMINEES RECOMMENDED FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
September 16, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following six names to the Governor for his consideration to fill the circuit court vacancy resulting from the Honorable Belvin Perry’s resignation: Alfred James Craner II Elizabeth R. Dilts C...

AMENDED NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
September 12, 2014
JACKSONVILLE – Notice is hereby given that The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will convene a meeting on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Duval County Courthouse, Room 7139. The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission wi...

SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
September 11, 2014
The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the revised interview schedule for applicants to the Circuit Court vacancy created in the Seventh Judicial Circuit by the appointment of Judge Carlos E. Mendoza to the federal bench. These appli...

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY
September 11, 2014
The Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has set the following interview schedule for candidates applying to fill the vacancy created by the legislature: 9:30-9:50 a.m. Jessica Recksiedler 9:55-10:15 Heather Pinder Rodriguez 10:20...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
September 11, 2014
The following individuals have applied with the Commission for nomination for the vacancy in the Fourth Judicial Circuit: 1. Malcolm Anthony 2. Melina E. Buncome 3. Brian J. Cabrey 4. Angela M. Cox 5. Katie L. Dearing 6. Steven M. Fahlgren 7. John I. Guy ...

11TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOMINATIONS FOR CIRCUIT COURT
September 10, 2014
MIAMI – The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit has nominated the following persons for appointment to the Miami-Dade Circuit Court for the vacancy created by the appointments of both Judge Darrin P. Gayles and Judge Beth Blo...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
September 9, 2014
Notice is hereby given that the Seventh Judicial Nominating Commission will convene a meeting on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. via telephone conference call, for the purpose of discussing matters related to filling the vacancy created by the...

FLORIDA FEDERAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE RELATING TO FINALISTS FOR U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
September 8, 2014
Attached hereto is a copy of a letter dated September 5, 2014 from the undersigned to Senator Bill Nelson and Senator Marco Rubio which certifies the names of the finalists for the position of U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida. DATED: ...

FLORIDA BAR POLL SHOWS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR APPELLATE JUDGES IN MERIT RETENTION ELECTIONS
September 8, 2014
A poll of Florida Bar members regarding the merit retention elections of 22 appellate court judges indicates strong support for all to be retained, with an average ranking of 88 percent. The confidential poll seeks to find whether attorneys who know the ...

SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - APPLICANT INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
September 5, 2014
Thirty individuals have been selected for personal interviews with the Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission at City Hall of St. Augustine (in Lightner Building), Alcazar Room, 75 King Street in St. Augustine, FL, 32084, on September 24 and Septe...

15TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF ACCEPTING JUDICIAL APPLICATIONS
September 5, 2014
The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee announces three vacancies due to the elevation of Judge Robin Rosenberg and the resignations of Judges Ronald Alvarez and Timothy McCarthy. The Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Go...

SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS FOR HENDRY COUNTY COURT VACANCY - TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
September 2, 2014
Eleven individuals have been selected for personal interviews with the commission on September 19, 2014 for the judicial opening resulting from the appointment of Judge James Sloan to the Circuit Bench. The schedule for interviews will be as follows: 8:45...

FLORIDA JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION VACANCY
September 2, 2014
Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission Vacancy: One attorney to serve a six-year term commencing on January 1, 2015 and expiring December 31, 2020. The 15-member commission is authorized under Article V, Section 12, Florida Constitution, to investiga...

SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY - TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
September 2, 2014
Fifteen individuals have been selected for personal interviews with the commission on September 18, 2014 for the judicial opening resulting from the upcoming resignation of the Honorable Mark Steinbeck. The schedule for interviews will be as follows: 8:45...

SECOND DCA JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION -- NOTICE OF ACCEPTING JUDICIAL APPLICATIONS
August 29, 2014
The Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission announces two vacancies due to the creation of two new judgeships by the Florida Legislature. The Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Governor Rick Scott with nominees...

8TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY JUDGE VACANCY
August 29, 2014
The following individuals have applied with the Commission for nomination to the Alachua County Court in the 8th Judicial Circuit: Tania Alavi Robin Arnold James M. “Mel” Bessinger Sherrie Bowen Patrice Boyes Nicholas S. Camuccio William R. Ezz...

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
August 29, 2014
MIAMI – The following individuals will be interviewed by the 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancy in the Miami Dade Circuit Court resulting from the recent appointments of both Judge Darrin P. Gayles and Judge Be...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 22 ATTORNEYS
August 28, 2014
Summaries of orders issued June 17 – July 31, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 22 attorneys; disbarring eight, suspending fiv...

FLORIDA FEDERAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE RELATING TO INTERVIEWS OF APPLICANTS FOR U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
August 27, 2014
Attached hereto are the names of the applicants who will be interviewed by the Commission for the position of U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida and the interview times. The order of interviews was randomly determined by drawing. Each appli...

LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE ONLINE HELPS CONSUMERS FIND AN ATTORNEY 24/7
August 26, 2014
TALLAHASSEE –- Do you need an attorney? The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service Online may be able to help. The Lawyer Referral Service Online is a public service program offered by The Florida Bar that facilitates access to legal services by pairing con...

TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION -- NOTICE OF MEETING
August 26, 2014
The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2014, to discuss the candidates who have applied for the Hendry County Court and the Twentieth Circuit Court and set the interview schedule. Anyone who would ...

NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - SCHEDULE FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
August 25, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet Monday, September 15, 2014, at Broad and Cassel, 390 North Orange Avenue, Suite 1400, Orlando, Florida 32801 at 8:30 a.m. Interviews for a vacancy on the Circuit Court will begin promptly at 9:00 ...

DEADLINE EXTENDED: FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
August 25, 2014
As a result of the Florida Legislature’s creation of a new judgeship in the Fifth District, there is a vacancy in the Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the va...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - APPLICANTS FOR HENDRY COUNTY COURT VACANCY
August 20, 2014
The following individuals have applied with the 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to the Hendry County Court. The vacancy results from the appointment of Judge James Sloan to the Circuit Bench. Susan Bodden Jay Mitchell Brizel Jil...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
August 19, 2014
The following individuals have applied with the 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to the Circuit Court. The vacancy results from the upcoming resignation of The Honorable Mark Steinbeck. Susan Bodden Robert Branning Toni Butler Er...

FOURTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES OFFICERS
August 19, 2014
The Judicial Nominating Commission of the Fourth District Court of Appeal announces its new officers for the 2014-2015 year: Chair: Debra A. Jenks Co-Vice Chair: Edward L. Artau Co-Vice Chair: Keith E. Sonderling Ms. Jenks replaces Glenn Waldman as Chair...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR VACANCY
August 12, 2014
JACKSONVILLE -- The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Governor Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Circuit Court for the Fourth Judicial Circuit resulting from the resignation of Chief Judge Donald R. Mora...

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 25TH ANNUAL FLORIDA BAR REPORTERS' WORKSHOP – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, AUG. 15
August 12, 2014
The 25th Annual Florida Bar Reporters' Workshop will be held in Tallahassee on Sept. 22 and 23. This intensive two-day event is designed for 24 print, TV and radio journalists who are new to the courts and legal beats, or new to Florida. The workshop is p...

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
August 11, 2014
MIAMI – The following individuals have applied to the 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancy in the Miami Dade Circuit Court resulting from the recent appointments of both Judge Darrin P. Gayles and Judge Beth Bloo...

FOURTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNUAL MEETING
August 11, 2014
The Judicial Nominating Commission of the Fourth District Court of Appeal will hold its annual meeting to elect new officers on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m., at the Fourth District Court of Appeal, 1525 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, Multi-Purpose ...

168 LAWYERS EARN BOARD CERTIFICATION, THE FLORIDA BAR'S 'LEGAL EXPERT' STATUS
August 8, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – The Board of Legal Specialization and Education congratulates the 168 lawyers who in 2014 earned Florida Bar board certification, a designation that places them among the only group of Florida lawyers that may use the terms "specialist," "e...

EIGHTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF COUNTY COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
August 7, 2014
The Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the County Court of Alachua County due to Judge David Kreider’s appointment to the Circuit Court bench. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five ...

SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
August 7, 2014
The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy resulting from the appointment of Judge Carlos E. Mendoza to the federal bench. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter a...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
August 7, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on September 22, 2014, at 8 a.m., at Frost, Van den Boom, P.A., 395 South Central Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant Polk Co...

SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOMINEES FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
August 1, 2014
The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following five names to the Governor for his consideration in filling the County Court judicial vacancy due to the death of the Honorable Patrick Caddell: 1. Evan Frayman 2. Ronald Gregory II 3...

TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
August 1, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one new vacancy in the Polk County Court due to the appointment of Judge J. Kevin Abdoney to the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court, effective August 4, 2014. Applicants for this county judgeship must h...

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - DISTRICT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
August 1, 2014
As a result of the Florida Legislature’s creation of a new judgeship in the Fifth District, there is a vacancy in The Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the va...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 24 ATTORNEYS
July 31, 2014
Summaries of orders issued June 6 – July 10, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 24 attorneys; disbarring four, revoking the lic...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT VACANCY
July 30, 2014
The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Hendry County Court resulting from the appointment of Judge James Sloan to the Circuit Court. The Commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for cons...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
July 30, 2014
The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the pending retirement of Circuit Judge Mark Steinbeck. The Commission requests that interested candidates submit an applicatio...

FRIDAY, AUG. 15 IS DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 25TH ANNUAL FLORIDA BAR REPORTERS' WORKSHOP
July 30, 2014
The 25th Annual Florida Bar Reporters' Workshop will be held in Tallahassee on Sept. 22 and 23. This intensive two-day event is designed for 24 print, TV and radio journalists who are new to the courts and legal beats or new to Florida. The workshop is pr...

FLORIDA BAR BOARD APPROVES FAMILY LAW SECTION REQUEST TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF
July 25, 2014
The Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, representing 4,107 members who voluntarily have joined the section, has received approval of its request to join in an amicus brief in the appeal of a Hillsborough County/13th Judicial Circuit court ruling in Sha...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES MEETING
July 24, 2014
The 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will convene for its annual organizational meeting on July 28, 2014, at 5 p.m. Members of the public who would like to participate by conference call may do so by utilizing the following call-in information:...

NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
July 24, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a circuit court vacancy in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the resignation of the Honorable Chief Judge Belvin Perry. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the ...

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 25TH ANNUAL FLORIDA BAR REPORTERS' WORKSHOP
July 22, 2014
The 25th Annual Florida Bar Reporters' Workshop will be held in Tallahassee on Sept. 22 and 23. This intensive two-day event is designed for 24 print, TV and radio journalists who are new to the courts and legal beats, or new to Florida. The workshop is p...

WINNERS OF THE LEGAL GUIDE FOR NEW ADULTS YOUTUBE CONTEST ANNOUNCED
July 21, 2014
Videos submitted by students from Creekside High School in St. Johns, Lincoln High School in Tallahassee and SouthTech Academy in Boynton Beach were chosen by the Law Related Education Committee of The Florida Bar as the top entries in the 2014 YouTube Co...

LYNN DRYSDALE OF JACKSONVILLE AREA LEGAL AID IS 2014 CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWYER OF THE YEAR
July 18, 2014
Lynn Drysdale, a veteran attorney of Jacksonville Area Legal Aid who teaches consumer law and lectures frequently regarding foreclosure and other consumer pocketbook issues, is the recipient of The Florida Bar's 2014 Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year...

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
July 17, 2014
MIAMI -- The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Miami Dade Circuit Court resulting from the recent appointments of both Judge Darrin P. Gayles and Judge Beth Bloom...

FLORIDA BAR SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR 15TH CIRCUIT JNC SEATS
July 16, 2014
The Florida Bar is accepting applications for two lawyer vacancies on the 15th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission through August 15.  By letter of July 14, 2014, the Governor invoked his statutory right and rejected The Florida Bar’s list of nominees...

CLEARWATER BAR ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KAREN FRANCE RECEIVES MARSHALL CASSEDY SR. AWARD
July 16, 2014
Clearwater Bar Association Executive Director Karen France received the 2014 Marshall R. Cassedy Sr. Award at The Florida Bar's 64th Annual Convention recently at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee. The award honors exemplary servic...

FLORIDA BAR SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR SECOND DCA JNC SEATS
July 16, 2014
The Florida Bar is accepting applications for two lawyer vacancies on the Second DCA Judicial Nominating Commission through August 15.  By letter of July 14, 2014, the Governor invoked his statutory right and rejected The Florida Bar’s list of nominees f...

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICES WINS FLORIDA BAR EXCELLENCE IN THE PROMOTION OF BOARD CERTIFICATION AWARD
July 16, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – The Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office is the recipient of the 2014 Award for Excellence in the Promotion of Board Certification. Jack Pelzer, Chair of the Board of Legal Specialization & Education, presented the award to the Hillsborou...

BROWARD COUNTY ATTORNEY JONI ARMSTRONG COFFEY IS FLORIDA BAR BOARD CERTIFIED LAWYER OF THE YEAR
July 16, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – Broward County attorney Joni Armstrong Coffey received the 2014 Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award for The Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year. Jack Pelzer, chair of the Board of Legal Specialization & Education, presented the award...

VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE FORM GIVES PUBLIC A WAY TO LEARN ABOUT JUDICIAL CANDIDATES
July 15, 2014
When voters elect trial court judges, they choose the people to preside over business disputes and family matters in civil court as well as criminal trials. But frequently voters make these important decisions with only limited knowledge about candidates,...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
July 14, 2014
Notice is hereby given that the following individuals will be interviewed by the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the County Court vacancy created by the death of the Honorable Patrick Caddell. Please arrive 15 minutes b...

TAMPA ATTORNEY STEWART HONORED WITH G. KIRK HAAS AWARD
July 9, 2014
Tampa attorney Delano S. Stewart, a Florida Bar member since January 1965, was presented the G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award by outgoing Florida Bar President Eugene K. Pettis at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention recently at the Gaylord Palms Resort & ...

SIXTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF SCHEDULE OF APPLICANT INTERVIEWS
July 8, 2014
On July 9, 2014 at 9 a.m., the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 16th Judicial Circuit will meet to consider applications to fill the current vacancy on the Circuit Court. There will be an opportunity for public comment followed by interviews of the ...

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR COURTS/LEGAL REPORTING WORKSHOP
July 8, 2014
The 25th Annual Florida Bar Reporters' Workshop will be held in Tallahassee on Sept. 22 and 23. This intensive two-day event is designed for 24 print, TV and radio journalists who are new to the courts and legal beats, or new to Florida. The workshop is p...

THE FLORIDA BAR ISSUES CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 59TH ANNUAL MEDIA AWARDS COMPETITION
July 2, 2014
Tallahassee—July 30 is the deadline for entries in The Florida Bar’s 2014 Media Awards competition. The awards are presented in recognition of outstanding journalism. Qualified entries consist of a story or stories that highlight the system of law and j...

JACKSONVILLE ATTORNEY S. GRIER WELLS RECEIVES THE FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT'S AWARD OF MERIT
July 1, 2014
Jacksonville attorney S. Grier Wells was presented with The Florida Bar President's Award of Merit at The Florida Bar's 64th Annual Convention last week at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee. Outgoing Florida Bar President Eugene K....

OCALA ATTORNEY RENEE THOMPSON RECEIVES THE FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT'S AWARD OF MERIT
July 1, 2014
Ocala attorney Renée Thompson was presented with The Florida Bar President's Award of Merit at The Florida Bar's 64th Annual Convention last week at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee. Outgoing Florida Bar President Eugene K. Pettis...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR COUNTY COURT JUDGE
July 1, 2014
JACKSONVILLE – The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following nominees have been submitted to Gov. Rick Scott for his consideration for appointment to fill the County Court judicial vacancy: Lester B. Bass Bri...

NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF MEETING
July 1, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces that it will meet on July 16 at noon, for purposes of electing a chair and a vice chair. The meeting will take place at the Law Offices of Tad A. Yates, P. A., 734 Rugby Street, Orlando, Florida 3...

FORT LAUDERDALE ATTORNEYS RECEIVE THE FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT'S AWARD OF MERIT
July 1, 2014
Fort Lauderdale attorneys Jay Cohen and Frank Scruggs were each presented with The Florida Bar President's Award of Merit at The Florida Bar's 64th Annual Convention last week at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee. Outgoing Florida ...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 27 ATTORNEYS
June 30, 2014
Summaries of orders issued May 19 – June 5, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 27 attorneys; disbarring seven and suspending 14...

FIFTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
June 25, 2014
The Fifth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Fifth Judicial Circuit for Circuit Court Judge. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years and must be a registered voter. The person appoi...

FLORIDA BAR-FUNDED VOTER EDUCATION PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT “FAIR AND FREE” WINS EMMY AWARD
June 19, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – The National Association of Women Judges and the Informed Voters Project -- leaders of a groundbreaking civics education campaign that was developed by judges from courts across the nation -- garnered a regional Emmy award from the National...

MIAMI ATTORNEY TO BECOME FLORIDA BAR'S PRESIDENT-ELECT
June 18, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – Miami attorney Ramón A. Abadin will become president-elect of The Florida Bar at its Annual Convention in Orlando at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Abadin, who joined the Bar's governing board in 2006, will be sworn in at the...

FLORIDA BAR TO HOLD ANNUAL CONVENTION IN ORLANDO
June 18, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Bar will hold its Annual Convention in Orlando/Kissimmee at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center from June 25 to 28. West Palm Beach attorney Gregory W. Coleman will be sworn in as the Bar's 66th president at the General...

WEST PALM BEACH ATTORNEY TO BECOME FLORIDA BAR'S 66TH PRESIDENT
June 18, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – West Palm Beach attorney Gregory W. Coleman will become president of The Florida Bar when he is sworn in during the General Assembly at the Annual Convention in Orlando on June 27. A partner with Critton, Luttier & Coleman, Coleman focuses ...

FLORIDA BAR HONORS 203 ATTORNEYS FOR 50 YEARS OF SERVICE
June 18, 2014
The Florida Bar will honor 203 attorneys for 50 years of dedication to the practice of law during a luncheon at The Florida Bar's Annual Convention at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee. To be recognized, attorneys must be members i...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR DUVAL COUNTY COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
June 18, 2014
The following individuals have applied with the Commission for nomination to the Duval County Court vacancy: 1. Garrett Noble Barket 2. Lester Bernard Bass 3. Michael C. Bateh 4. Brian J. Cabrey 5. Katie Lee Dearing 6. Angela D. Mathews Gale 7. Ashley Wel...

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW SECTION HONORS JACQUELINE DOWD WITH OUTSTANDING HOMELESS ADVOCATE AWARD
June 17, 2014
TALLAHASSEE – Jacqueline Dowd will receive the 2014 Jane Shaeffer Outstanding Homeless Advocate Award from The Florida Bar’s Public Interest Law Section. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in advocacy for homeless persons by an individual who ...

61 LAWYERS MAINTAIN BOARD CERTIFICATION, THE FLORIDA BAR'S 'LEGAL EXPERT' STATUS FOR 30 YEARS
June 16, 2014
Tallahassee – The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education is proud to announce that 61 of The Florida Bar members who earned legal board certification in civil trial and tax law in 1984 have maintained their board certification status for 3...

Media Conference Call With Florida Bar President on Petition to Increase Fees - Monday, June 16
June 13, 2014
MEDIA AVAILABILITY – MONDAY, JUNE 16 Florida Bar President Eugene K. Pettis 11-11:30 a.m. - Media Conference Call 1-888-262-0101 11:30 a.m. - 12 noon - On-camera interviews at Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm 100 SE 3rd Ave., 1 Financial Plaza, Floor 7, Ft. La...

SEVENTY THREE LAWYERS EARN BOARD CERTIFICATION, THE FLORIDA BAR'S 'LEGAL EXPERT' STATUS
June 13, 2014
Tallahassee – The Board of Legal Specialization and Education congratulates the 73 lawyers who, effective June 1, earned Florida Bar board certification, a designation that places them among the only group of Florida lawyers who may use the terms "specia...

FLORIDA FEDERAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE RELATING TO APPLICATIONS FOR U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
June 13, 2014
Pursuant to the instructions set forth in the attached letter from Sen. Bill Nelson and Sen. Marco Rubio, dated May 23, 2014, the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for the following position: • U.S. District ...

FLORIDA BAR OPPOSES PETITION TO INCREASE MEMBER FEES
June 12, 2014
The Florida Bar, with nearly 99,000 members, opposes a petition to the Florida Supreme Court being filed by a few hundred lawyers that would tax all lawyers licensed in Florida to fund legal aid. The organization’s opposition was decided by a unanimous v...

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JNC REVISES LIST OF NOMINEES TO GOVERNOR
June 11, 2014
The Seventeenth Circuit JNC sought applicants for two vacancies in County Court due to the elevation of Judge Edward Merrigan Jr. to the Circuit Court and by the retirement of Judge Joseph A. Murphy. On June 2, the commission forwarded six nominees to the...

SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION COUNTY COURT - JUDGE VACANCY
June 9, 2014
The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee announces a judicial vacancy in the County Court for Pinellas County due to the death of the Honorable Patrick Caddell. The Sixth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission seeks applications for nomination from...

SIXTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS
June 9, 2014
The following individuals have applied to the Commission for nomination to fill the vacancy on the Circuit Court for the 16th Judicial Circuit: Name Interview Block 1. Chris Bridger AM 2. Patrick Flanigan AM 3. Michael Jones AM 4. Albert Kelley AM 5. Timo...

NINETEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES MEETING OF JUNE 13, 2014
June 3, 2014
The 19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to consider the following: Review Uniform Rules of Procedure for Judicial Nominating Commission to approve the suggested changes, which include: Revising the current Financial History form to ...

ABA HOUSE OF DELEGATES JULY APPOINTMENT TO BE FILLED
May 29, 2014
ABA House of Delegates: One lawyer to serve a two-year term commencing August 2014, at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting. Applicants must also be ABA members. Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may click here to download the Applicati...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 22 ATTORNEYS
May 29, 2014
Summaries of orders issued April 10 – May 9, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 22 attorneys; disbarring five and suspending 12...

FLORIDA BAR TASK FORCE DELIVERS REPORT ON INCREASING DIVERSITY ON THE BENCH AND JNC APPOINTMENT PANELS
May 23, 2014
The Florida Bar Board of Governors today unanimously approved the report and recommendations of the President's Special Task Force to Study Enhancement of Diversity in the Judiciary and on the JNCs. The report presents 10 recommendations to increase diver...

NOTICE OF JUDICIAL APPLICANTS INTERVIEW SCHEDULE - SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
May 23, 2014
On behalf of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, please be advised that the Commission will interview the following applicants for the vacancies created by the retirement of The Honorable Joseph A. Murphy and by The Honorable Edward Me...

TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES
May 22, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission met today and interviewed nineteen (19) applicants for the Tenth Circuit Judicial Circuit Court vacancy. The Commission is pleased to announce the following nominees listed in alphabetical order: J. Kevin A...

FLORIDA BAR TASK FORCE TO DELIVER REPORT FRIDAY
May 21, 2014
The final report of The Florida Bar task force that was directed to study methods to make Florida's courts and the nominating panels that recommend judges for appointment more representative of the state's diverse population will be reviewed by The Florid...

SIXTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS
May 20, 2014
The Sixteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) announces that it will hold the following public meetings: June 6, 2014, 5 p.m. –application review & assignment of vetting responsibilities July 7, 2014, 4 p.m. – screening of applications & sc...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF DUVAL COUNTY COURT VACANCY
May 20, 2014
JACKSONVILLE -- The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Governor Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the County Court for the Fourth Judicial Circuit for Duval County resulting from the appointment of Judge Russ...

SIXTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
May 20, 2014
Governor Scott has declared a vacancy on the Circuit Court for the 16th Judicial Circuit, brought about by the retirement of David Audlin. Accordingly, the Sixteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for this vacancy. Qu...

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR CONSIDERATION FOR VACANCIES IN THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
May 13, 2014
The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces that the following applications have been timely received for consideration for both of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial vacancies created by the retirement of the Honorable Joseph A. Murphy...

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE POSITION - TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
May 6, 2014
The following is a list of the applicants for the Circuit Court vacancy due to the resigning of Judge Beth Harlan. Names of the applicants are listed in alphabetical order. 1. J. Kevin Abdoney Polk County Judge Bartow, Florida 2. Gregory K. Atkinson Gen...

FLORIDA BAR ANNOUNCES 61 FELLOWS CHOSEN FOR LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
May 5, 2014
The Florida Bar will train 61 "fellows" for future leadership roles within the legal profession as part of the its new class of the Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy. Incoming Florida Bar President Gregory Coleman seeks to leave a legacy of leaders ...

TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY
April 30, 2014
The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the applicant interview schedule for the vacancy created in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court by the resignation of Judge Sherra Winesett, effective August 31, 2014. Thursday, May 1, 2014 T...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 27 ATTORNEYS
April 30, 2014
Summaries of orders issued Feb. 18 – April 7, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 27 attorneys; disbarring five and revoking the...

Law Day 2014 - American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters
April 28, 2014
Florida attorneys will join bar associations and other legal groups throughout the country to celebrate Law Day. Each May, The Florida Bar observes Law Day to commemorate the rule of law, the judiciary and its place in American society. The idea of a nati...

NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCY IN THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - COUNTY COURT
April 28, 2014
As a result of the retirement of Broward County Judge Joseph A. Murphy, there is a vacancy in the Seventeenth Judicial County Court, in and for Broward County, Florida. Judicial applications for this one (1) County Court vacancy must be received by 5:00 p...

NOTICE OF REAPPOINTMENT HEARING FOR JUDGES OF COMPENSATION CLAIMS
April 25, 2014
The Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims (SNCJCC) announces that it will meet on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 9 a.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center, 8701 World Center Drive Orlando, Florida 32821...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
April 15, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on May 22, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at the office of Frost Van den Boom, P.A., 395 Central Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant Circui...

SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
April 9, 2014
The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the applicant interview schedule for the Circuit Court vacancy created in the Seventh Judicial Circuit by the resignation of Judge David B. Beck. The applicants are scheduled to be interviewed o...

EXTENDED DEADLINE - COMMITTEE SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS SEAT
April 7, 2014
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 Exa...

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCY
April 3, 2014
As a result of the appointment of Broward County Judge Edward H. Merrigan, Jr. to the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Court, there is a vacancy in the Seventeenth Judicial County Court, in and for Broward County, Florida. Judicial applications for this one...

APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDGE POSITION
April 3, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one new vacancy in the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court due to the resignation of Judge Beth Harlan. Applicants for this circuit judgeship must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding ...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 29 ATTORNEYS
March 31, 2014
Summaries of orders issued Feb. 4 – March 10, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 29 attorneys; publicly reprimanding eight atto...

CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWYER OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS SOUGHT
March 21, 2014
The Consumer Protection Law Committee is accepting nominations for the Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year award, which lauds a Florida practitioner for outstanding efforts that benefit the practice of consumer law. First presented in 2011, the award r...

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR VACANCY - 5TH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
March 19, 2014
The 5th District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission convened for the purpose of providing names for consideration to replace retiring Judge Jacqueline Griffin of the 5th District Court of Appeal. After due diligence and interviewing all twelve...

LEGAL GUIDE YOUTUBE CONTEST HELPS YOUNG ADULTS LEARN ABOUT THEIR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
March 13, 2014
Legal guides for Florida students turning 18 have been sent to all high school principals and a contest with cash prizes for student videos on the legal responsibilities of new adults is now open for entries. The Legal Guide for New Adults is part of an o...

NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - SIX NOMINEES RECOMMENDED FOR COUNTY COURT VACANCY
March 7, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following six names to the Governor for his consideration in filling the vacancy in the Ninth Judicial Circuit, County Court resulting from the elevation of the Honorable Judge Greg Tynan to th...

FLORIDA BAR TASK FORCE ON DIVERSITY ON THE BENCH AND JNCs TO MEET MARCH 11 IN FT. LAUDERDALE
March 7, 2014
The newly appointed Florida Bar task force focusing on how Florida can bolster diversity among its judges and Judicial Nominating Commissions (JNCs) will meet on Tuesday, March 11, from 2-5:30 p.m. at Pier 66, 2301 SE 17th Street, Ft. Lauderdale. The Pres...

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY
March 7, 2014
Governor Scott has declared a vacancy on the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court brought about by the resignation of Judge Sherra Winesett. Accordingly, the Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for this vacancy. Qual...

SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
March 6, 2014
The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy resulting from the resignation of Judge David B. Beck. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter and must be a resident of ...

THE FLORIDA BAR FOUNDATION SEEKS DIRECTOR APPLICANTS
March 3, 2014
The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its May 23, 2014 meeting: The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: One lawyer to serve the remainder of a three-year term, commencing immediately upon appoin...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES
February 28, 2014
JACKSONVILLE – The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following nominees have been submitted to Governor Rick Scott for his consideration for appointment to fill the Circuit Court judicial vacancies: Marianne Ll...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 29 ATTORNEYS
February 28, 2014
Summaries of orders issued July 15, 2013 – Jan. 31, 2014 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 29 attorneys; disbarring five, revoking ...

8TH CIRCUIT JNC – LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
February 27, 2014
The following individuals have applied with the Commission for nomination to the Circuit Court in the 8th Judicial Circuit: Tania Alavi James M. “Mel” Bessinger Nicholas S. Camuccio Tom L. Copeland William R. Ezzell David Philip Kreider ...

FLORIDA BAR TASK FORCE TO STUDY HOW DIVERSITY ON THE BENCH, APPOINTMENT PANELS CAN BE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE STATE
February 26, 2014
Focusing on how Florida can bolster diversity among its judges and the commissions that nominate qualified judicial candidates is the mission of a new task force appointed by Florida Bar President Eugene K. Pettis. The President’s Task Force to Study the...

MAY APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED
February 25, 2014
ABA House of Delegates: Two lawyers (one under 35 delegate) to serve two-year terms commencing August 2014, at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting. Applicants must also be ABA members. Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors: Five lawyers t...

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY
February 20, 2014
The Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following candidates will be interviewed for possible nomination to the Governor for the position of District Court Judge: John M. Harris Cynthia A. Hawkins ...

MAY APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED
February 19, 2014
Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism: Two lawyers to serve four-year terms on this 23-member commission commencing July 1, 2014. The Commission acts as a steering and long-range planning commission for the creation and implementation of program...

NINTH CIRCUIT JNC INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR COUNTY COURT VACANCY
February 14, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Orange County Bar Association, 880 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, at 8:30 a.m. Interviews for a vacancy on the County Court will begin promptly at 9:00 a...

FLORIDA BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS PUBLIC SEATS VACANCIES
February 13, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, February 15, 2014 – Members of the public are invited to volunteer on or before March 27, 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 Flori...

MAY APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED
February 13, 2014
Florida Board of Bar Examiners Vacancy: Lawyer applicants are being sought to fill two vacancies on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Board of Governors will be selecting six nominees for two lawyer vacancies at its May 23, 2014 meeting. The nominat...

TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR POLK COUNTY COURT JUDGE POSITION
February 11, 2014
The following is a list of the applicants for the Polk County Court vacancy due to the appointment of Judge Reinaldo Juan Ojeda to the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court Judge vacancy, effective January 21, 2014. Names of the applicants are list...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
February 6, 2014
JACKSONVILLE – Notice is hereby given that The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will convene a meeting on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. in the Duval County Courthouse, Room 7139. The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission w...

8TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY
February 4, 2014
The Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court due to the resignation of Judge Ysleta W. McDonald. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five (5) years, a registered voter and m...

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 2014 JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOMINATIONS TO BE MADE
February 4, 2014
Judicial Nominating Commissions: Two lawyer vacancies for each of the 26 JNCs. The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the Governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year t...

509 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR 2014 BOARD CERTIFICATION EXAMS
February 4, 2014
Tallahassee – The Board of Legal Specialization and Education (BLSE) received 509 applications for board certification for the 2014 class of examinees. Initial certification applications increased 15 percent over those filed for 2013 with 17 of the 24 bo...

LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCIES IN THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
January 31, 2014
The following individuals have applied with the Commission for nomination for each of the two vacancies in the Fourth Judicial Circuit: 1. Marianne Lloyd Aho 2. Garrett Noble Barket 3. Lester Bernard Bass 4. Michael Chris (Issa) Bateh 5. Melina E. Buncome...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 21 ATTORNEYS
January 31, 2014
Summaries of orders issued Nov. 13 – Dec. 13, 2013 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 21 attorneys; disbarring one, suspending 17 an...

THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOMINEES FOR COUNTY COURT VACANCY
January 29, 2014
The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following highly qualified nominees have been nominated to Governor Rick Scott for consideration for appointment to the County Court of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit t...

MEDIA ADVISORY - THE FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT'S PRO BONO SERVICE AWARDS: JAN. 30, 2014
January 28, 2014
Each year, the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar give special recognition to lawyers, groups and a member of the judiciary who have freely given their time and expertise in making legal services available to the poor. This year 21 lawyers, a young...

JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT VACANCY
January 28, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one new vacancy in the Polk County Court due to the appointment of Judge Reinaldo Juan Ojeda to the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court Judge vacancy, effective January 21, 2014. Applicants for this coun...

THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CANDIDATES FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
January 27, 2014
The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following candidates will be interviewed for possible nomination to the Governor for the position of County Court Judge: Robert A. Bauman Troy Matthew Lovell Michael L. ...

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION DISTRICT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
January 24, 2014
As a result of the resignation of Circuit Judge Jacqueline R. Griffin, there is a vacancy in The Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy. 1) Judicial ap...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
January 24, 2014
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on March 07, 2014, at 8:00 a.m., at Frost, Van den Boom & Smith, P.A., 395 South Central Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant P...

21 FLORIDA LAWYERS WILL RECEIVE PRO BONO AWARDS IN SUPREME COURT CEREMONY JAN. 30
January 23, 2014
The Florida Bar will recognize 21 lawyers for their work on behalf of poor and indigent clients at a Jan. 30 ceremony at the Supreme Court of Florida. Established in 1981, The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Awards are intended to encourage lawye...

ATTORNEY KAREN MEYER BUESING TO RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS TOBIAS SIMON PRO BONO SERVICE AWARD
January 23, 2014
Tampa attorney Karen Meyer Buesing, a shareholder at Akerman LLP in Tampa, is the recipient of the 2014 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, the highest statewide pro bono award. The award will be presented by Chief Justice Ricky Polston at a Jan. 30 cere...

TAMPA LAW FIRM STICHTER RIEDEL TO RECEIVE COMMENDATION FOR PRO BONO WORK
January 23, 2014
The law firm of Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser, P.A., of Tampa, is the 2014 Law Firm Commendation recipient. The award honors significant contributions in the delivery of legal services to individuals or groups on a pro bono basis. The commendation wil...

CENTRAL FLORIDA BANKRUPTCY LAW ASSOCIATION TO RECEIVE STATEWIDE PRO BONO AWARD
January 23, 2014
The Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association is the recipient of the 2014 Voluntary Bar Association Pro Bono Award. The award, which recognizes a Florida voluntary bar that has demonstrated a significant contribution in the delivery of legal services to...

TAMPA ATTORNEY LAURA E. WARD TO RECEIVE YOUNG LAWYERS PRO BONO SERVICE AWARD
January 23, 2014
Laura E. Ward, an attorney at DLA Piper LLP in Tampa, is the recipient of the 2014 Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award. The award will be presented at a Jan. 30 ceremony at the Supreme Court of Florida. Ward concentrates her practice...

JUDGE EMILY A. PEACOCK TO RECEIVE DISTINGUISHED JUDICIAL SERVICE AWARD
January 23, 2014
The Honorable Emily A. Peacock, of the 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, will receive the 2014 Distinguished Judicial Service Award. The award, which honors outstanding and sustained service to the public, especially as it relates to support of pro bono legal...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
January 15, 2014
NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION JACKSONVILLE – Notice is hereby given that The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will convene a meeting on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the office of McGuireW...

FIRST CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES ESCAMBIA COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
January 14, 2014
Governor Scott has declared a vacancy on the First Judicial Circuit, County Court, brought about by the retirement of Judge Thomas E. Johnson. Accordingly, the First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for this vacancy. Qu...

NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF COUNTY COURT VACANCY
January 13, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a county court vacancy in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the elevation of the Honorable Judge Greg Tynan to the Circuit Bench. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Ba...

MARCH APPOINTMENT TO BE FILLED
January 13, 2014
MARCH APPOINTMENT TO BE FILLED The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its March 28, 2014 meeting: Supreme Court's Bar Admissions Committee: One lawyer to serve a two-year term commencing July 1, 2014. T...

NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - SIX NOMINEES RECOMMENDED FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
January 10, 2014
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following six names to the Governor for his consideration in filling the Circuit Court Judicial vacancy, resulting from the resignation of The Honorable Walter Komanski. Earnest DeLoach, Jr. Ga...

JUDICIAL NOMINATION COMMISSION SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
January 7, 2014
On behalf of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, please be advised that the Commission will interview the following applicants for Judge Eileen O'Connor's vacant Circuit Court seat on Jan. 17. 1. Haccord Curry 1:30pm – 1:40pm 2. Kal L...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
January 6, 2014
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court for the Fourth Judicial Circuit resulting from the appointment of Judge Brian Davis to the Federal Bench. Each person interested in applying must deliver a complete...

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
January 6, 2014
The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court for the Fourth Judicial Circuit resulting from the death of Judge Jean Johnson. Each person interested in applying must deliver a completed application plus nine co...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 21 ATTORNEYS
December 31, 2013
Summaries of orders issued Oct. 15 – Nov. 27, 2013 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 21 attorneys; disbarring two, suspending 17 an...

LIST OF APPLICANTS - HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
December 30, 2013
The following individuals have applied with the Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to the County Court of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit: Adam Leo Bantner Jill Lowe Robert A. Bauman Daryl Maurice Manning Michael L. Benito J...

FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS ELECTIONS: PRESIDENT-ELECT DESIGNATE, 20 INCUMBENTS RE-ELECTED; 3 NEW MEMBERS ELECTED; 1 CONTESTED ELECTION
December 20, 2013
TALLAHASSEE – Miami attorney Ramón A. Abadin has been elected without opposition as The Florida Bar’s president-elect designate. Additionally, 20 incumbent Board of Governors members were re-elected without opposition; three new board members were elect...

NINTH CIRCUIT JNC SCHEDULE FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
December 20, 2013
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet Friday, January 10, 2014, at the Orange County Bar Association, 880 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, at 8:30 a.m. Interviews for a vacancy on the Circuit Court will begin promptly at 9:00...

RAMÓN A. ABADIN OF MIAMI IS FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT-ELECT DESIGNATE
December 17, 2013
Miami attorney Ramón A. Abadin has been certified as The Florida Bar’s president-elect designate. He will be sworn in as president-elect at the Bar’s Annual Convention in June 2014 when Gregory W. Coleman of West Palm Beach becomes president. Abadin wil...

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY AND REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS - FIFTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
December 5, 2013
The Fifth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Fifth Judicial Circuit for County Court Judge. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years and must be a registered voter. The person appoin...

JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
December 4, 2013
JNC Commissioners Kevin P. Tynan, Vice Chair David Keller Terrence P. O’Connor Georgette Sosa Douglass ...

NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE - SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
December 4, 2013
The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Seventh Judicial Circuit is pleased to announce the following named nominees have been submitted to Governor Rick Scott for his consideration for appointment to the Circuit Court of the Seventh Judicial Circuit: ...

THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY
December 4, 2013
The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy on the Hillsborough County Court created by the retirement of Judge James V. Dominguez, effective on March 31, 2014. The commission is now accepting applications for one county cour...

2014 JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOMINATIONS TO BE MADE
December 2, 2013
Judicial Nominating Commissions: Two lawyer vacancies for each of the 26 JNCs. The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the Governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year t...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 34 ATTORNEYS
November 27, 2013
Summaries of orders issued Sept. 3 – Oct. 11, 2013 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 34 attorneys; disbarring 13, revoking the lice...

SUPREME COURT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE
November 13, 2013
The Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission met November 12, 2013 and is sending the following names for consideration for appointment by the Governor as Capital Collateral Regional Counsel for the Middle and Northern Regions: Middle Region: Terri L....

DEADLINE EXTENDED – ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL CONFERENCE VACANCY
November 13, 2013
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference: One delegate to represent the Northern District of Florida to serve a four-year term commencing January 1, 2014. The biennial conference consists of educational opportunities and meetings (by state) on matters of mut...

TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE
November 12, 2013
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission met today and interviewed nineteen (19) applicants for the Tenth Circuit Judicial Circuit Court due to the retirement of Judge Harvey A. Kornstein effective December 31, 2013. The Commission is pleased to a...

NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
November 12, 2013
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...

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 29 ATTORNEYS
October 31, 2013
Summaries of orders issued Aug. 20 – Sept. 3, 2013 The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 29 attorneys; disbarring two, revoking the lic...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
October 29, 2013
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on November 4, 2013, at 4:00 p.m., at Frost, Van den Boom & Smith, P.A., 395 South Central Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss procedures and to screen ap...

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
October 29, 2013
The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on November 11, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., at Frost, Van den Boom & Smith, P.A., 395 South Central Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacan...

NINTH CIRCUIT JNC SCHEDULE FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
October 29, 2013
The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet Thursday, November 14, 2013, at the Orange County Bar Association, 880 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801, at 8:30 a.m. Interviews for a vacancy on the Circuit Court will begin promptly at 9...

JANUARY APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED
October 24, 2013
The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its January 31, 2014 meeting: The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: Two lawyers to serve three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2014 on this 33-member Board ...

THE SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMITTEE
October 24, 2013
The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee has sent the following six names to the Governor for his consideration in filling the circuit court judicial vacancy: 1. Sherwood Coleman 2. Hon. Kathleen T. Hessinger 3. William G. Hyland, Jr. 4. Declan P. ...

18TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION
October 24, 2013
The 18th Circuit JNC has convened and concluded its interviews for the Brevard County Court seat. This vacancy is the result of the elevation of Judge Kelli J. McKibben to the Circuit bench effective September 16, 2013. The nominees are: 1. Thomas J. Brow...


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