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FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JNC SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

May 18th, 2022

In order to clarify recently received questions, the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking qualified applicants to fill an At-Large seat. The Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Alan Lawson effective Aug. 31, 2022. The judicial application may be obtained…

DEADLINE EXTENDED – FLORIDA LEGAL SERVICES, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

May 12th, 2022

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy.  Lawyer applicants must be members of The Florida Bar and in good standing. Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors:  One lawyer to serve a three-year term commencing July 1, 2022.  This 15-member board provides judicial advocacy through co-counseling with local program…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JNC SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

May 10th, 2022

The Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Alan Lawson effective August 31, 2022. The judicial application may be obtained from the Governor’s Judicial Nominations website at: https://www.flgov.com/judicial-and-judicial- nominating-commission-information/. Applicants must submit: (1) an original electronic copy of the application (including all attachments)…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JNC ANNOUNCES PUBLIC MEETING

May 4th, 2022

The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission provides notice that it will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2022. The call-in number for the meeting (open and public) is 877-380-5440. The Participant Code is 8502411725. Agenda: I. Election of Chair and Vice Chair II. Discussion of Procedures and Timing for Florida Supreme Court…

DEADLINE EXTENDED – FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS TO MAKE MAY APPOINTMENTS

May 3rd, 2022

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during the May 20, 2022 Board Meeting.  Lawyer applicants must be members of The Florida Bar and in good standing. ABA House of Delegates:  Two lawyers (one under 36 delegate) to serve two-year terms commencing August 2022, at the…

DEADLINE EXTENDED – THE FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS TO MAKE MAY APPOINTMENTS

April 18th, 2022

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during the May 20, 2022.  Lawyer applicants must be members of The Florida Bar and in good standing. ABA House of Delegates:  Two lawyers (one under 36 delegate) to serve two-year terms commencing August 2022, at the conclusion of…

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR THE 3RD, 5th and 16th CIRCUIT JNC’S

April 18th, 2022

2022 Judicial Nominating Commission Nominations to be Made Judicial Nominating Commissions: Applications are being accepted for two lawyer vacancies for each of the 3rd, 5th and 16th Circuit JNCs.  The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis for his appointment.  Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July…

THE FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS TO MAKE MAY APPOINTMENTS

March 1st, 2022

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during the May 20, 2022.  Lawyer applicants must be members of The Florida Bar and in good standing. ABA House of Delegates:  Two lawyers (one under 36 delegate) to serve two-year terms commencing August 2022, at the conclusion of…

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR ALL 26 JNC’S

February 28th, 2022

2022 Judicial Nominating Commission Nominations to be Made Judicial Nominating Commissions: Two lawyer vacancies for each of the 26 JNCs.  The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the Governor for his appointment.  Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2022. Applicants must be…

COMMITTEE SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS SEAT

February 1st, 2022

TALLAHASSEE, February 1, 2022 – Members of the public are invited to volunteer on or before March 21, 2022 for one vacancy on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. A joint screening committee will recommend three nominees for the vacancy to the Supreme Court of Florida. The Supreme Court of Florida will appoint one public…