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September 20, 2021
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, [email protected]
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5757

Two lawyer vacancies for each of the 26 JNCs

The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2022. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of law and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying. Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following completion of their term.

Applications must be submitted no later than 5:30 p.m., Monday, January 3, 2022. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Screening committees of the Board of Governors will review all JNC applications. The Executive Committee will then make recommendations to the Board of Governors.

Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may download the new application form. If you require assistance, please call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757 or email email Kristen Wilson. Completed applications must be submitted by the January 3rd deadline date.


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