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MAY APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED

February 25th, 2021

ABA House of Delegates:  Two lawyers to serve two-year terms commencing August 2021, at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting.  Applicants must also be ABA members. Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors:  One lawyer to serve a three-year term commencing July 1, 2021.  This 15-member board provides judicial advocacy through co-counseling with local…

SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR ATTORNEY SEAT ON FLORIDA BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS

February 3rd, 2021

Lawyer applicants are being sought to fill one vacancy on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. A joint screening committee of Florida Bar Board of Governors members and Board of Bar Examiners members will recommend three nominees for one lawyer vacancy at its May 21, 2021 meeting. The nominations will then be forwarded to the…

COMMITTEE SEEKS NONATTORNEY APPLICANTS FOR BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS SEAT

February 3rd, 2021

Members of the public are invited to volunteer on or before March 22, 2021 for one three-year term on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Supreme Court of Florida will appoint one public member to serve on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Board ensures that applicants seeking admission to The Florida Bar…

SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR STATEWIDE NOMINATING COMMISSION FOR JUDGES OF COMPENSATION CLAIMS

January 29th, 2021

The Florida Bar is seeking applicants for: Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims: Two lawyers from the territorial jurisdictions of the Second and Fourth state appellate districts to serve four-year terms commencing July 2, 2021. All applicants must be members of The Florida Bar who are engaged in the practice of law. No attorney…

SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR STATEWIDE NOMINATING COMMISSION FOR JUDGES OF COMPENSATION CLAIMS

December 7th, 2020

The Florida Bar is seeking applicants for: Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims: Two lawyers from the territorial jurisdictions of the Second and Fourth state appellate districts to serve four-year terms commencing July 2, 2021. All applicants must be members of The Florida Bar who are engaged in the practice of law. No attorney…

AMENDED: FLORIDA BAR FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS VACANCIES

November 17th, 2020

The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its Jan. 29, 2021, meeting: The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: One lawyer to serve a three-year term, commencing July 1, 2021 and two lawyers to serve partial term vacancies beginning immediately upon appointment. This 33-member Board of Directors administers…

3rd Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Application Deadline Extended

September 29th, 2020

Judicial Nominating Commissions: The deadline for the 3rd Judicial Circuit for one lawyer vacancy has been extended to Monday, October 19, 2020.  The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for the Judicial Nominating Commission to the governor for his appointment. The appointee will serve the remainder of a four-year term, commencing immediately upon appointment. Applicants…

BOARD OF GOVERNORS TO MAKE DECEMBER APPOINTMENTS

August 31st, 2020

Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Five lawyers, one from each state appellate district, are needed to serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The Florida Bar president receives the recommendations of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section for consideration. The committee membership includes 11 lawyers appointed by The Florida Bar and 11 realtors appointed…

FLORIDA JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION VACANCY

August 31st, 2020

Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission: There is a vacancy for one attorney to serve a six-year term beginning on Jan. 1, 2021, and expiring Dec. 31, 2026. The 15-member JQC 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…

JNC, 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, NOTICE OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

April 1st, 2020

The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission received applications from the individuals listed below to fill the vacancy on the First Judicial Circuit, Circuit Court created by the retirement of Judge Michael G. Allen. The JNC will convene at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building, 190 West Government Street, 5th…