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10TH CIRCUIT JNC SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

January 18th, 2019

The 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one new circuit court vacancy in the 10th Judicial Circuit, due to the appointment of Judge Andrea Teves Smith to the 2nd District Court of Appeal. Applicants for this circuit court judgeship must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, must be…

3RD DCA JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

January 18th, 2019

The 3rd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancies in the 3rd District Court of Appeal resulting from the elevations of Justice Barbara Lagoa and Justice Robert J. Luck to the Florida Supreme Court. The Commission will hold an organizational meeting by…

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR VACANCIES ON JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSIONS

January 17th, 2019

The deadline has been extended to receive applications for one lawyer vacancy on each of the Judicial Nominating Commissions for the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 10th, 14th and 16th circuits. The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing…

2ND CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT JUDGESHIP VACANCY

January 4th, 2019

The 2nd Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications to fill the vacancy on the 2nd Judicial Circuit Court created by the retirement of Judge Karen Gievers. Applicants must have been members of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, registered voters and residents of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time…

2ND CIRCUIT JNC MEETING NOTICE – PUBLIC MEETING

December 31st, 2018

The 2nd Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at the offices of Greenberg Traurig, 101 E. College Ave., Tallahassee, FL 32301. Pursuant to Article V, Section 11 of the Florida Constitution, a portion of this meeting will include JNC deliberations and will be closed. AGENDA: Call…

13TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

December 27th, 2018

The 13th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy on the County Court of the 13th Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough County, created by the elevation of the Hon. Lawrence M. Leffler to the Circuit Court bench. The commission is now accepting applications for the County Court judge position. Applicants must be residents of…

11th CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR TWO COUNTY COURT VACANCIES

December 20th, 2018

The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following names to Gov. Rick Scott for consideration for the County Court vacancies resulting from the elevation of County Court Judge Carlos M. Guzman and County Court Judge Alexander S. Bokor: Karl S.H. Brown Peter S. Heller Zachary James Scott M. Janowitz Jeffrey M. Kolokoff…

11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission

December 20th, 2018

The 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancies in the 11th Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judge Eric Hendon and Judge Bronwyn Miller. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for circuit court…

2ND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY

December 19th, 2018

The 2nd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission announces that the following applicants will be interviewed for consideration for the nomination to fill the vacancy on the 2nd District Court of Appeal, created by the retirement of Judge Marva L. Crenshaw. Andrews, Michael F. Bock, Diana K. Donovan, Chris Gentile, Geoffrey Gewirtz, Jerry Greider,…

FLORIDA BAR REPORTS BOARD OF GOVERNORS ELECTION RESULTS

December 19th, 2018

Eighteen incumbent members of The Florida Bar Board of Governors were re-elected to additional two-year terms without opposition; three unopposed candidates will serve as new board members in the 11th, 13th and 20th circuits; and one seat in the 11th Circuit has a contested election. New terms will begin on June 28, 2019. Ballots for the contested…