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Board of Governors Special Appointments

3rd Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Application Deadline Extended

Judicial Nominating Commissions: The deadline for the 3rd Judicial Circuit for one lawyer vacancy has been extended to Monday, October 19, 2020.  The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for the Judicial Nominating Commission to the governor for his appointment. The appointee will serve the remainder of a four-year term, commencing immediately upon appointment. Applicants…


Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Five lawyers, one from each state appellate district, are needed to serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The Florida Bar president receives the recommendations of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section for consideration. The committee membership includes 11 lawyers appointed by The Florida Bar and 11 realtors appointed…


Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission: There is a vacancy for one attorney to serve a six-year term beginning on Jan. 1, 2021, and expiring Dec. 31, 2026. The 15-member JQC 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…

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2020-2021 Special Appointments Schedule