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11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

April 12th, 2024

INTERVIEW DATE:    April 12, 2024 LOCATION: Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. 2665 South Bayshore Drive, Penthouse 2B Coconut Grove, Florida 33133 The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit has nominated the following individuals for appointment to fill the vacancy on the Miami-Dade County Court created by the elevation of Judge Carlos Gamez to…

7TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CERTIFIED LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE CIRCUIT COURT

April 11th, 2024

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission convened for the purpose of selecting and submitting a list of highly qualified lawyers for appointment to the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court. The Seventh Circuit includes Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia counties. This appointment shall fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge James R. Clayton. Following…

19TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL APPLICANTS AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

April 10th, 2024

There is a vacancy on the Nineteenth Circuit Court bench as the result of the resignation of Nineteenth Circuit Court Judge Brennan Keeler. The Nineteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission gave notice of such vacancy and received seven (7) applications. The Commission hereby gives notice that it will interview the seven (7) applicants on Thursday, April…

3RD DCA JNC EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR JUDICIAL APPLICATIONS

April 10th, 2024

The Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancy in the Third District Court of Appeal created by the passing of Judge Eric Wm. Hendon. The JNC seeks and encourages a broad, diverse, and highly qualified pool of applicants. The Commission has…

TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COLLIER COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

April 5th, 2024

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced one judicial vacancy on the Collier County Court bench due to the elevation of Judge Chris Brown to the circuit court bench. Accordingly, the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for this vacancy. Applicants must be able to fulfill the Constitutional qualifications before assuming the office…

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2023-2024 FLORIDA BAR HIGH SCHOOL APPELLATE BRIEF WRITING & MOOT COURT COMPETITION

April 5th, 2024

TALLAHASSEE – The final rounds of the 2023-2024 Florida Bar High School Appellate Brief Writing & Moot Court Competition were held in Tallahassee on April 2-3. The competition is conducted by The Florida Bar Law Related Education Committee and Appellate Practice Section. The two-part program offered a unique opportunity to learn about the appellate process and what…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL APPLICANTS AND INTERVIEW DATE AND TIMES

April 3rd, 2024

INTERVIEW DATE:    April 12, 2024 LOCATION: Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. 2665 South Bayshore Drive, Penthouse 2B Coconut Grove, Florida 33133 The following individuals will be interviewed by the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy in the Miami-Dade County Court created by the elevation of County Court Judge Carlos Gamez to the…

2ND CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL APPLICANTS AND TIMES FOR INTERVIEWS

April 1st, 2024

The Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) received applications from 6 applicants seeking nomination for appointment to the vacancy on the Liberty County Court created by the resignation of Judge Kenneth Hosford. The JNC will interview candidates starting at 10 a.m. on Mon., April 15, 2024, at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center, 10405 NW Theo…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 6 ATTORNEYS

March 28th, 2024

Summaries of orders issued from March 1, 2024, to March 28, 2024 The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined six attorneys, disbarring one, suspending four and reprimanding one. The Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Bar and its Division…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

March 25th, 2024

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has received timely applications from the following individuals seeking to be appointed to the vacancy in the Miami- Dade County Court created by the elevation of County Court Judge Carlos Gamez to the Circuit Court: Alexander Annunziato Yaneth D. Baez Gilberto Barreto Gabrielle Raemy Charest-Turken Kevin Hellman Kyara L….