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FLORIDA BAR SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSIONS

November 14th, 2018

There is one lawyer vacancy on each of Florida’s 26 Judicial Nominating Commissions, and The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate three lawyers for each commission to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2019. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the…

7TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF VACANCY

November 6th, 2018

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy resulting from the death of Circuit Court Judge Clyde E. Wolfe.   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 the time he…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – AMENDED NOTICE OF MEETINGS AND AMENDED INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

October 26th, 2018

The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 in Miami to begin the interview process, and will resume interviews in Tampa on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9 to fill three positions of Florida Supreme Court Justice, upon the mandatory retirement of Justices Barbara Pariente, R. Fred Lewis, and…

10th CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR COUNTY COURT OPENING

October 24th, 2018

The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission met on Oct. 24, 2018, and interviewed eight applicants for the Polk County Court judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert Williams. The commission announced that the following nominees, listed in alphabetical order, have been forwarded to Gov. Rick Scott:   David Ralph Carmichael Robert Mark Fore…

3rd DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

October 24th, 2018

The 3rd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission announces that the following individuals have been nominated to fill the vacancies created by the resignations of Chief Judge Leslie Rothenberg and Judge Richard Suarez: Hon. Monica Gordo Hon. Eric W. Hendon Hon. Timothy J. Koenig Hon. Fleur J. Lobree Hon. Bronwyn C. Miller Hon. Thomas…

3RD DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JNC ELECTS CHAIR, SETS INTERVIEWS FOR VACANCIES

October 18th, 2018

The 3rd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, at a public meeting held on Oct. 3, 2018, in Miami, elected the following commissioners to serve as chair and vice-chair of the commission: Harout J. Samra, Chair Richard D. Lara, Vice-Chair   The commission will conduct interviews for nominations to fill the vacancies in the…

20TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF MEETING

October 16th, 2018

The 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a telephonic meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at 4 p.m. The agenda is as follows: Call to order Election of vice chair Adjourn   Anyone who would like to participate in the meeting should contact the chair for call-in instructions.   Russell T. Kirshy, Chair 20th…

10th CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR POLK COUNTY COURT VACANCY

October 15th, 2018

The 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the following list of applicants for the position of Polk County Court judge due to the retirement of Judge Robert Williams. Names of the applicants are listed in alphabetical order. David Ralph Carmichael, Bartow Wendy Joy DePaul, Tampa Robert Mark Fore, Lakeland Kevin M. Kohl, Lake Wales…

13TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

October 15th, 2018

The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has forwarded to Gov. Rick Scott the following nominations for the position of circuit court judge for the seat being vacated by the retirement of the Hon. Claudia Rickert Isom: Travis J. Coy Lawrence Mark Lefler Paul S. Maney Richard Henry Martin Antina L. Mobley John A. Schifino These…

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

October 12th, 2018

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit convened and nominated the following applicants for Gov. Rick Scott’s consideration for the Circuit Court vacancy resulting from the resignation of Circuit Court Judge Ariana Fajardo Orshan.   William I. Altfield Alexander S. Bokor Tanya J. Brinkley Carlos M. Guzman   ###