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August 27, 2020
CONTACT: Robert H. Fernandez, Chair; [email protected]
Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 786-315-4479

The following individuals applied and will be interviewed by the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy resulting from the elevation of Circuit Court Judge Alexander Bokor to the Third District Court of Appeal.

INTERVIEW DATE:           Sept. 18, 2020
LOCATION:                       Virtual Interview via Zoom

8:15 am        Executive Session
8:30 am        Gilberto Barreto
8:45 am        Jason Bloch
9:00 am        Karl Brown
9:15 am         Victoria Ferrer
9:30 am        Laura Gonzalez
9:45 am        Christopher Green
10:00 am       Marcia Hansen
10:15 am        Ayana Harris
10:30 am       Kevin Hellman
10:45 am       Ramon Javier
11:00 am       Elijah Levitt
11:15 am        Joseph Mansfield
11:30 am       Thomas Rebull
11:45 am       Paola Usquelis
12:00 pm      Melissa Visconti
12:15 pm       Diana Vizcaino
12:30 pm      Craig Weissberg
12:45 pm      Executive Session

Members of the public are invited to attend the interviews and submit any information they have regarding the candidates to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission. A room will be made available to members of the public (2600 S. Douglas Road, Mezzanine Level, Coral Gables, Florida 33134) who wish to attend.

Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission members:
Robert H. Fernandez (Chair)
RHF Law Firm, LLC
2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Telephone: 786-315-4479
[email protected]

Miranda Lundeen Soto (Vice Chair)
Shutts & Bowen LLP
200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 4100
Miami, FL 33131
Telephone: 305-347-7326
Fax: 305-347-7985
[email protected]

Walter James Harvey
School Board Attorney’s Office
1450 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 400
Miami, FL 33132
Telephone: 305-995-1304
Fax: 305-995-1412
[email protected]

Scott M. Dimond
Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A
Offices at Grand Bay Plaza
2665 South Bayshore Dr. PH 2B
Miami, FL 33133
Telephone: 305-374-1920
Fax: 305-374-1961
[email protected]

Daniel S. Fridman
Fridman Fels & Soto, PLLC
2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 750
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Telephone: 305-569-7720
[email protected]

Jorge A. Mestre
Rivero Mestre, LLP
2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Suite 1000,
Miami, FL 33134
Telephone: 305-445-2500
Fax: 305-445-2505
[email protected]

Hayden P. O’Byrne
U.S. Attorney’s Office, SDFL
99 NE 4th St.,
Miami, FL 33132
Telephone: 305-961-9447
Fax: 305-530-7679
[email protected]

Robert R. Pardo
Robert R. Pardo, P.A.
7700 N. Kendall Drive, Suite 512
Miami, FL 33156
Telephone: 305-596-7794
Fax: 305-596-5854
[email protected]

David Axelman
Telephone: 305-989-2555
[email protected]

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