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FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS MARCH APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED

January 13th, 2023

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking five attorney applicants from the territorial jurisdictions of the first, second, third, fifth, and sixth state appellate districts to serve staggered four-year terms on the Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims, with terms commencing July 3, 2023. Vacancies will be filled during the March 3,…

FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS MARCH APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED

January 4th, 2023

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during the March 3, 2023 meeting. Florida Patient’s Compensation Fund, Board of Governors: One attorney to serve a four-year term commencing July 1, 2023. The purpose of the Board is to supervise the operations of the FPCF, which provides…

Deadline Extended: 2023 JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOMINATIONS TO BE MADE

December 19th, 2022

The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate three lawyers for each of the 27 Judicial Nominating Commissions 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 practice of law and a resident of the territorial…

THE FLORIDA BAR SEEKS A PUBLIC MEMBER TO SERVE ON ITS GOVERNING BOARD

December 1st, 2022

Continuing its practice of public involvement, The Florida Bar seeks a new nonlawyer to serve on its governing board. Since 1987, two public members have served on the Bar’s 52-member governing board, after the Supreme Court of Florida approved the organization’s request to have nonlawyer representation on the board. Only 12 other state bar associations…

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR FLORIDA RURAL LEGAL SERVICES BOARD AND STATEWIDE NOMINATING COMMISSION FOR JUDGES OF COMPENSATION CLAIMS

November 7th, 2022

The Florida Bar Board of Governors has extended the deadline to Friday, Dec. 16, for lawyers to apply for vacancies on the Florida Rural Legal Services Inc. board and the Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensations Claims. Applicants must be Florida Bar members in good standing. Vacancies will be filled during the Jan. 27,…

THE FLORIDA BAR FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS VACANCIES

November 2nd, 2022

The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its January 27, 2023 meeting: The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: Two attorneys to serve three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2023. This 33-member Board of Directors administers Florida’s IOTA program.  Directors shall be members of the Foundation during their…

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS TO MAKE DECEMBER APPOINTMENTS

October 24th, 2022

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 1, 2023, and ending December 31, 2023. The Florida Bar president receives the recommendations of the Real Property, Probate and…

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…