The Florida Bar

News Releases


October 29, 2021
CONTACT: Waylon Graham, Chair
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 850-763-6335

As per Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request and pursuant to the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes, the 14th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission recently convened in order to begin the process of filling the vacancy recently created when Circuit Court Judge John L. Fishel, II, of Panama City announced his upcoming retirement. The following individuals have applied for consideration to fill this vacancy:

Alicia Carothers

Devin Collier

Blair Daffin

Jason Guettler

Mike Hauversburk

Brial Hill

Shalla Jefcoat

Shannon Lord

Autumn Miller

Peter Overstreet

Jarred Patterson

Russell Roberts

Jacqueline Smith

Grant Spitzer

Russ Wilson

Brandon Young

The Commission, upon completion of the application review process, has scheduled interviews for Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, beginning at 11 a.m., CDT, at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club.

Anyone wishing to observe/listen to the interviews can do so by being present at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club, 218 Bunkers Cove Rd., Panama City, on November 11, 2021, at 10:45 a.m., CDT.

#  #  #

EDITORS: Please note The Florida Bar is not an association and "Association" is not part of our name. Proper reference is "The Florida Bar." Local bar organizations are properly termed "associations."