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APPLICANTS FOR SEVENTH CIRCUIT AND PUTNAM COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

January 27th, 2023

Four Putnam County Court and nineteen Seventh Judicial Circuit Court applications were received for the judicial vacancies of the Putnam County Court and the Seventh Judicial Circuit. These applicants are scheduled to be interviewed on February 13, 2023, and February 14, 2023, at the Flagler County Courthouse, 1769 E Moody Blvd, Building #1 – Kim…

SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PASCO COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

January 27th, 2023

The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following six names to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his consideration in filling the Pasco County Court vacancy created by the promotion and resignation of the Hon. Dustin Anderson. Tiffany Athanaselos Cornelius Demps Patrick Hogan Knute Nathe Kathyrn Spurlock Chelsea Waller-Douthard A list of the Sixth Circuit…

7TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

January 25th, 2023

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy resulting from the resignation of Judge Margaret Hudson, Seventh Judicial Circuit Court Judge, effective January 4, 2023. 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 territorial jurisdiction of the…

SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF INTERVIEWS

January 19th, 2023

Notice is hereby given that the following individuals will be interviewed by the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the Pasco County Court vacancy created by the promotion and resignation of Judge Dustin Anderson. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your interview. Location: West Pasco Judicial Center, Constitution Room…

1ST CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CERTIFIED LIST OF NOMINEES FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY

January 19th, 2023

Earlier today, the Judicial Nominating Commission for the First Judicial Circuit interviewed twelve applicants to fill the vacancy on the First Judicial Circuit Court Bench created by the retirement of the Hon. Mary Polson. Following deliberations and thoughtful consideration of each applicant, the Commission nominates the following individuals (in alphabetical order and without any preference)…

4TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY, COUNTY COURT VACANCY, AND INTERVIEW DATE

January 17th, 2023

As a result of the elevation of Judge Adrian Soud to the Fifth District Court of Appeal and the retirement of Judge Roberto Arias, there exist vacancies on the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court Bench and the Duval County Court Bench. Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with…

12TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES SARASOTA COUNTY JUDICIAL VACANCY

January 11th, 2023

The Twelfth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee announces a vacancy in the Sarasota County Court due to the elevation and resignation of Judge Dana Moss. Accordingly, the Judicial Nominating Commission seeks applications for nomination from all persons who meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the Florida Constitution. Applicants must be able to fulfill the…

7TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF PUTNAM COUNTY COURT VACANCY

January 10th, 2023

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy resulting from the elevation of Joseph Boatwright, Putnam County Court Judge, effective Dec. 31, 2022. 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 territorial jurisdiction of the court at…

1ST CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

January 10th, 2023

As a result of the resignation of the Hon. Mary Polson, there now exists a vacancy on the First Judicial Circuit Bench. Gov. Ron D. DeSantis has asked the First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with nominees for this vacancy. The Commission received eleven applications and will interview the applicants on Wed., Jan….

FIFTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

January 9th, 2023

As a result of the announced retirement of Judge Kerry I. Evander, there is a vacancy to be filled on the Fifth District Court of Appeal (DCA).  Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Fifth DCA Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with highly qualified nominees for this vacancy. Complete unredacted and redacted applications (see below…