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17TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

July 19th, 2024

The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancy in the Broward Circuit Court created by the resignation of Circuit Court Judge John J. Murphy. The Commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for circuit court judges…

13TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

July 15th, 2024

The following nominations have been forwarded to Gov. Ron DeSantis to fill the two positions of County Court Judge created by the resignation of Judge Conrad and the elevation of Judge Murphy to the Circuit Court bench: E. Christopher Abdoney Adam L. Bantner, II Travis J. Coy Michelle A. Doherty Jeremy R. Griner Jennifer P….

1ST CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT AND COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

July 15th, 2024

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced vacancies on the First Judicial Circuit Court (two vacancies) and the Santa Rosa County Court (one vacancy). These appointments are to fill the vacancies created by the resignation of Judge Wells and the enactment of HB 5401. Accordingly, the Judicial Nominating Commission of the First Judicial Circuit is now accepting…

19TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

July 15th, 2024

The Nineteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one vacancy for a County Court Judge position created by Judge Kathryn Nelson’s resignation. All interested in applying, please note the following: The current form of application must be used and may be found online at: https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Judicial-Appointment-Application-2022.pdf Applications for this vacancy must be received no later than the…

15th CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CERTIFICATION OF JUDICIAL NOMINEES

July 9th, 2024

The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (“JNC”) takes pleasure in certifying the following nominees to fill the vacancy for a County Court Judge position created by the retirement of Judge Robert Panse: Lourdes Casanova Gabriel Ermine Jeremy Franker Ron Herman Gina Leiser Katherine Mullinax A list of members of the Fifteenth Circuit JNC is available…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

July 3rd, 2024

This notice amends and supersedes the prior notice dated May 29, 2024. Gov. Ron DeSantis has requested the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission provide him with names of highly qualified nominees for two (2) Orange County Court vacancies. The Commission requires interested candidates to submit a completed application for consideration to the Chair, Christian W….

THIRD CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF APPLICANTS AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

July 3rd, 2024

LAKE CITY — The Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces that the deadline for submitting applications for the one (1) Columbia County Court vacancy created by the enactment of HB 5401 has passed. The Commission has received several applications for such judgeship and will conduct interviews of all the applicants. The interviews will be conducted…

FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL NOMINEES

July 2nd, 2024

As per Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request and pursuant to the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes, the 14th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission recently convened in order to begin the process of filling the vacancy recently created when County Court Judge Joe Grammer, of Panama City announced his upcoming retirement. The Commission received five (5) applications from…

THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

July 2nd, 2024

The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following applicants will be interviewed for possible nomination to Gov. Ron DeSantis for the positions of two county court judicial openings. The Commission will conduct interviews on Monday, July 15, 2024, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Bank of…

THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

July 1st, 2024

As a result of the two county court vacancies created by the resignation of Judge Conrad and the elevation of Judge Murphy to the Circuit Court bench in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Gov. Ron DeSantis has convened the Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to select and submit the names of highly qualified candidates to fill…