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13TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL INTERVIEW SCHEDULES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 3, 2022
CONTACT: Christine Derr, Chair, [email protected]
Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 813-223-5421

The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following applicants will be interviewed for possible nomination to Gov. Ron DeSantis for the positions of Circuit Court Judge or County Court Judge.

The Commission will conduct interviews on Thursday, June 9, 2022, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Chester H. Ferguson Law Center, Smith Boardroom (2nd floor), 1610 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, Florida 33602. The Commission will submit the names of nominees for two judicial vacancies to Gov. Ron DeSantis no later than June 13, 2022.

APPLICANT                                                     TIME

Judge Cynthia Oster+                                         9:00 – 9:10 a.m.

Judge Michael Hooi+                                          9:10 – 9:20 a.m.

Judge Jessica Costello+                                      9:20 – 9:30 a.m.

Marc Makholm*                                                  9:30 – 9:40 a.m.

Lisa M. Thelwell+                                               9:40 – 9:50 a.m.

BREAK                                                             9:50 – 10:00 a.m.

 

Shirin Rustomji#                                                10:00 – 10:10 a.m.

Christina Pawlus#                                              10:10 – 10:20 a.m.

Diego Novaes#                                                  10:20 – 10:30 a.m.

Donald A. Mihokovich#                                       10:30 – 10:40 a.m.

Victoria McNeal*                                                10:40 – 10:50 a.m.

BREAK                                                             10:50 – 11:00 a.m.

 

Elba Martin#                                                     11:00 – 11:10 a.m.

Joseph Kudia#                                                   11:10 – 11:20 a.m.

E. Michael Isaak#                                              11:20 – 11:30 a.m.

Matthew L. Felix#                                              11:30 – 11:40 a.m.

Cornelius C. Demps#                                          11:40 – 11:50 a.m.

BREAK                                                             11:50-noon

 

Travis J. Coy#                                                   12:00 – 12:10 p.m.

Cory Chandler#                                                 12:10 – 12:20 p.m.

Christina Shiver Brown#                                     12:20 – 12:30 p.m.

Sara Peacock Bartos#                                        12:30 – 12:40 p.m.

Emmett Chris Abdoney#                                    12:40 – 12:50 p.m.

All proceedings of the Commission are open to the public except for deliberations. Members of the public wishing to attend the interviews have the option of attending via Zoom

Zoom sign in: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3743743964

Meeting ID: 374 374 3964

* applicant for county judicial vacancy only

# applicant for both county and circuit judicial vacancies

+ applicant for circuit judicial vacancy only

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