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9TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES MEETING

February 17th, 2020

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold an organizational telephonic meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.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…

11TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

February 12th, 2020

The following individuals will be interviewed by the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancies in the Miami-Dade County Court as indicated below. The vacancies to be filled result from the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. INTERVIEW DATE:    Friday, Feb. 21 LOCATION: Law Enforcement Officers Memorial High School…

4TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CERTIFIED LIST OF NOMINEES

February 11th, 2020

Earlier today, the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fourth Judicial Circuit interviewed 12 applicants to fill the vacancy on the Fourth Circuit Bench created by the retirement of the Hon. William Gregg McCaulie. Following deliberations and thoughtful consideration of each applicant, the commission nominates the following individuals (in alphabetical order and without any preference) to…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS

February 11th, 2020

The following individuals have applied to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancies in the Miami-Dade County Court resulting from the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. Karl S.H. Brown Cristina Rivera Correa Jeffrey Cynamon Madelin D’Arce Maribel Diaz Renier Diaz de la Portilla David Echavarria…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF CIRCUIT JUDICIAL VACANCY – ORANGE AND OSCEOLA COUNTIES

February 7th, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with names of highly qualified nominees for one circuit judge vacancy on the Ninth Judicial Circuit’s bench created by the retirement of Judge Timothy R. Shea on Feb. 29. The commission requires interested candidates to submit a complete application for consideration….

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

February 4th, 2020

As a result of the retirement of the Hon. Pauline M. Drake, there is a vacancy on the Duval County Court 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…

17TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

February 4th, 2020

The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to nominate the following applicants for the seat being vacated by the appointment and confirmation of Broward Circuit Judge Anuraag Singhal to the Southern District of Florida Federal Bench. Tabitha Blackmon Michael Davis Randall Katz Yves Laventure Michele McCaul Ricca Patrick Scott SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JNC COMMISSIONERS: Kenneth…

18TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

February 4th, 2020

The Eighteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the interview schedule for applicants to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge James Earp: The interviews will be held February 6, at the Brevard County Government Center Commission Chambers, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL. TIME APPLICANT 9:00 a.m. Leslie Castaldi 9:20 a.m….

4TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

January 30th, 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 Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with nominees for this vacancy. The commission received 12 applications and will interview the applicants on Monday, Feb. 10, in accordance…

17TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF JUDICIAL APPLICANT INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

January 27th, 2020

On behalf of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, please be advised that the commission will interview the following applicants for the vacancy created as a result the appointment and confirmation of Broward Circuit Judge Anuraag Singhal to the Southern District of Florida Federal Bench. APPLICANT TIME Michael Davis 8:15 a.m. Yves Laventure 8:27 a.m….