The Florida Bar


June 11, 2013
Tad A. Yates, Chair,
Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
(407) 608-7777

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Ninth Judicial Circuit, Circuit Court, resulting from the elevation of Circuit Judge F. Rand Wallis to the Fifth District Court of Appeal.

Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years and must be a registered voter. The person appointed must be a resident of either Orange or Osceola County at the time that he/she assumes office.

Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s web site and are also available from the office of the Chair:

An original and an electronic copy of the completed application and attachments must be delivered to Tad A. Yates, Chair of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. The electronic copy of the application and attachments should be in PDF form and should be submitted on a CD or a thumb drive.

The deadline for submission of the application is Monday, July 8, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. Please use a photograph as the cover page to the Application. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline may not be considered.

All Interviews will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at the Orange County Bar Association, 880 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801. Interview times will be established at a later date. Applicants will be notified of their interview time.

Members of the bench, bar and public are encouraged to contact members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions.

Further information regarding applicants and schedule of interviews will be posted on The Florida Bar website soon after the application deadline.

Members of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission are Tad A. Yates (Chair), Edward A. Storey, III (Vice-Chair), Paetra T. Brownlee, Christopher Lee Carmody, Jr., Kimberly J. Doud, Joshua D. Grosshans, Jeffrey B. Jones, William C. Vose and Kevin B. Weiss. A complete listing for each member is available from The Florida Bar’s Web site.


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[Revised: 06-16-2013]