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12TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2019
CONTACT: Nancy E. Cason, Chair; [email protected]
12th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 941-365-7171

The 12th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for a vacancy for the County Court of Manatee County, created by the resignation of the Hon. Doug Henderson.

 

Applicants must have been a member of the Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of the Court at the time of assuming office. Applications may be downloaded from the Office of the Governor’s website or The Florida Bar’s Website.

 

All people interested in applying must deliver the following:

 

  • A complete paper version of the application along with current photograph to:

 

Nancy Cason, Chair, 12thCircuit JNC

Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh,

Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P.A.

1900 Ringling Boulevard

Sarasota, FL 34236

 

  • A .pdf version of the complete application with a color photograph to

[email protected] rl.com

 

  • A redacted version of the application excluding all exempt information under Chapter 119, F.S., or other applicable public records law to

[email protected]

 

THE ATTACHED PDF FILES SHOULD BE NAMED SO THAT THE APPLICANT’S NAME AND ”REDACTED” OR “UNREDACTED” IS READILY APPARENT IN THE NAME OF THE ATTACHMENT.

 

All applications must be received by 5 p.m. on May 22. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

 

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: All questions in the application must be answered fully and completely. Applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel and references, as those individuals will likely be contacted.

 

INTERVIEWS: Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held on June 7, at the Manatee County Courthouse, Manatee County Florida. Members of the bench, bar and public are encouraged to contact members of the Commission concerting applicants for judicial positions. A complete listing for each member is available on The Florida Bar’s Website.

 

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