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July 16, 2021
CONTACT: Krista Mahalak, Chair; [email protected]
Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: (863) 294-3360

The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on Aug. 4, 2021, at 8 a.m. in-person at Peterson & Myers, P.A., 225 East Lemon Street, Lakeland, Florida 33801. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant Tenth Judicial Circuit, County Court seat created by the elevation of Judge Lori A. Winstead to the Circuit Court, and to deliberate. Applicants will be notified by the close of business on Monday, July 26, 2021, as to the time of their interview.

Commission Members are: Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, Krista Mahalak, E. Blake Paul, Richard E. Straughn, Benjamin W. Hardin, Jr., Robert Swaine, Patrice Behnstedt, Frederick J. Murphy, Jr. and Nicholas T. Zbrzeznj.

Krista Mahalak, Chair

Peterson & Myers, P.A.

242 W. Central Ave.

Winter Haven, Florida 33883

[email protected]


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