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FLORIDA JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION VACANCY

September 19th, 2022

Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission: One attorney to serve a six-year term commencing on January 1, 2023 and expiring December 31, 2028. The 15-member commission is authorized under Article V, Section 12, Florida Constitution, to investigate complaints against judges whose conduct demonstrates a present unfitness to hold office and recommends disciplinary action to the Supreme Court….

2023 Judicial Nominating Commission Nominations to be Made

September 14th, 2022

Judicial Nominating Commissions: One attorney vacancy for each of the 27 JNCs.  The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate three lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the Governor for his appointment.  Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2023. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the…

FLORIDA REALTOR-ATTORNEY JOINT COMMITTEE VACANCIES

September 14th, 2022

The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its December 2, 2022 meeting: Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Six attorneys, one from each state appellate district, to serve two-year terms commencing January 1, 2023. There is one additional vacancy on the Sixth DCA, for a partial term, beginning January…

STATEWIDE NOMINATING COMMISSION FOR JUDGES OF COMPENSATION CLAIMS VACANCIES

September 8th, 2022

The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its December 2, 2022 meeting: Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims:  Four attorneys one from each of the following territorial jurisdictions the First, Second, Fifth and Sixth state appellate districts to serve the remainder of four-year terms commencing…

FLORIDA JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION VACANCY

August 29th, 2022

Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission: One attorney to serve a six-year term commencing on January 1, 2023 and expiring December 31, 2028. The 15-member commission is authorized under Article V, Section 12, Florida Constitution, to investigate complaints against judges whose conduct demonstrates a present unfitness to hold office and recommends disciplinary action to the Supreme Court….

THE FLORIDA BAR BOARD TO MAKE DECEMBER APPOINTMENTS

August 29th, 2022

Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Six attorneys, one from each state appellate district, to serve two-year terms commencing January 1, 2023. The Florida Bar president receives the recommendations of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section for consideration. The committee is composed of 11 attorneys appointed by The Florida Bar and 11 realtors appointed by…

DEADLINE – AUGUST 1, 2022: Judicial Nominating Commission Nominations to be Made on the First, Second, Fifth and Newly Created Sixth District Courts of Appeal

July 5th, 2022

Judicial Nominating Commissions: Due to recent legislation (HB 7027), The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate twelve lawyers for each of the First, Second, Fifth and the newly created Sixth District Courts of Appeal to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his appointment. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of…

APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR ABA HOUSE OF DELEGATES – UNDER 36 DELEGATE

June 28th, 2022

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy: ABA House of Delegates:  Applications are being accepted for one under 36 delegate to serve two-year terms commencing August 2022, at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting.  Applicants must have been admitted to practice in his or her first bar within…

FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 3RD & 16TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSIONS

June 14th, 2022

Applications are being accepted for two lawyer vacancies for the 3rd  and 16th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commissions.  The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers  to the Governor for his appointment.  Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2022. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of…

FLORIDA FEDERAL JNC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR US DISTRICT JUDGE

May 31st, 2022

The Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Conference (JNC) is now formally accepting applications for the purpose of recommending a specified number of applicants for the following position: Middle District of Florida: the JNC will select and submit three finalists for U.S. District Judge. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS must be received by the regional JNC Chair VIA E-MAIL ONLY…