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18TH CIRCUIT JNC REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

January 17th, 2020

The 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating  Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court  created by the retirement of Circuit Judge James Earp. Applicants must meet the qualifications for Circuit Court Judges described in Article V, Section 8 of the Florida Constitution. The successful applicant must be a resident of the jurisdiction of the Eighteenth Judicial…

4TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

January 16th, 2020

As a result of the retirement of the Hon. William Gregg McCaulie, there is a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit Bench. Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Fourth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission to provide him with highly qualified nominees for this vacancy. Complete unredacted and redacted applications (see below for more information) for this vacancy…

*REVISED* – 11TH CIRCUIT JNC COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

January 9th, 2020

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for county…

NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCY – INSTRUCTIONS

January 7th, 2020

As a result of the appointment and confirmation of Judge Anuraag Singhal to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Broward Circuit Court. Applications for the Circuit Court vacancy must be received by 12 p.m. on Jan….

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JNC COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

January 6th, 2020

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for circuit…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JNC NOTICE OF INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

January 2nd, 2020

The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on Jan. 11-12, 2020, in Orlando to conduct interviews with applicants for the vacancies on the Florida Supreme Court created by the resignations of Justice Barbara Lagoa and Justice Robert Luck. The anticipated interview schedule and location are listed below. All interviews are open to the…

3RD CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

December 27th, 2019

Judicial Nominating Commissions: Deadline extended for the 3rd Circuit for one lawyer vacancy. The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the governor for his appointment. The appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2020. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JNC NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

December 26th, 2019

The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission has received applications from the following individuals, listed below in alphabetical order, to fill the vacancies on the Florida Supreme Court created by the resignations of Justice Barbara Lagoa and Justice Robert Luck to assume federal judicial office. 1. Judge Kimberly Bonner (Twelfth Judicial Circuit) 2. Judge Hunter…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF MEETING AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY-REVISED

December 17th, 2019

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 20, at the law offices of Gray Robinson, P.A., 301 E. Pine St., Suite 1400, Orlando, to interview candidates for one circuit bench judicial vacancy. The interviews will occur in the order set forth below and will begin promptly at 9…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES MEETING

November 26th, 2019

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold an organizational telephonic meeting on Dec. 9, at 3 p.m. Members of the public may attend by calling 866-453-5550 and using passcode 418636. ### About The Florida Bar Founded in 1949, The Florida Bar serves the legal profession for the protection and benefit of both the public…