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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…

1ST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

March 30th, 2020

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at noon (EST) Friday, April 3, 2020, via conference call, to conduct business related to the vacancy caused by the resignation of Judge James Wolf. Call-in number (open and public) is 888-508-8513; the participant code is 653510#. AGENDA I. Assign applications for vetting II….