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10TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

February 13th, 2024

The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for a Polk County, County Court vacancy, created by the resignation of Judge Robert Fegers. The Commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for county court judges described in Article V,…

Deadline Extended to Apply for Statewide Judicial Nomination Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims, Second DCA

February 9th, 2024

Statewide Judicial Nomination Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims: One attorney from the territorial jurisdiction of the second state appellate district, to serve the remainder of a four-year term, commencing immediately upon appointment and expires June 30, 2025.  No attorney who appears before any judge of compensation claims more than four times a year is…

Seeking Applicants for Florida Board of Bar Examiners Public Member Seat

February 1st, 2024

Nonattorney members of the public are invited to volunteer for a vacancy on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. A joint screening committee of members of The Florida Bar Board of Governors and Florida Board of Bar Examiners will recommend three nominees for the vacancy to the Supreme Court of Florida, which will appoint one…

Attorney Applicants Sought for Florida Board of Bar Examiners

February 1st, 2024

Attorney applicants are being sought to fill three vacancies 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 nine nominees for three attorney vacancies at its May 10, 2024, meeting. The nominations will then be forwarded to the…

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR JNCs

December 20th, 2023

The Florida Bar has extended the deadline to accept applications from lawyers interested in serving on a judicial nominating commission (JNC). The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate three lawyers for each JNC to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2024. Applicants must be members…