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10TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL APPLICANTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2020
CONTACT: Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, Chair; [email protected]
Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 863-656-6672

The following is a list of the applicants for the position of County Court Judge to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John Kirkland. Names of the applicants are listed in alphabetical order.

Donald E. Conway
Attorney
Bartow, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/684955144

Eric S. Gardner, Jr. Assistant Public Defender, Tenth Judicial Circuit
Bartow, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/810277316

Kevin M. Kohl Attorney
Bartow, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/342314751

Adam D. Patton Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/502866807

Stephen P. Pincket Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/623252344

Brenda P. Ramirez Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/328640195

Jennifer L. Steimle
Senior Trial Court Law Clerk, Tenth Judicial Circuit
Bartow, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/766507954

Jennifer A. Swenson Assistant State Attorney, Tenth Judicial Circuit
Bartow, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/369301008

William J. Twyford Attorney
Winter Haven, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/697764513

John C. Waters Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://zoom.us/j/923195119

Interviews will be conducted by the Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission on March 19, via video-conferencing through the Zoom application. Interviews will commence at approximately 9 a.m. on March 19 and will continue throughout the day.

Commission members are: Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, Krista Mahalak, Patrice F. Behnstedt, Benjamin W. Hardin, Jr., Frederick Murphy, Edward Blake Paul, Robert S. Swaine and Richard E. Straughn.

Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, chair
99 Sixth Street SW
Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Telephone: 863-656-6672
Facsimile: 863-301-4500
[email protected]

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