15TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS TO BE INTERVIEWED
The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission received 26 applications for nomination to fill the vacancy for a Circuit Court judge position created by the resignation of Judge Jessica Ticktin. On May 22, the JNC will interview the following applicants, whom the JNC did not previously interview on Nov. 13, 2019.
Judge Paige Gillman
Judge Bradley Harper
Nicole Hunt Jackson
The JNC will publish on the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s website www.palmbeachbar.org and Gov. Ron DeSantis’ judicial webpage https://www.flgov.com/judicial-and-judicial-nominating-commission-information/ the interview schedule for the above applicants in a future news release. The interviews may be conducted virtually via ZOOM. The information to attend via ZOOM will be provided for both the applicants and the public in a future news release. JNC proceedings are open to the public, except for deliberations.
The JNC has not eliminated any applicant from consideration. Given the recent interviews of the other 17 applicants and the challenges Florida’s legal community currently faces, the following applicants not being interviewed on May 22 may submit a written statement updating the JNC on anything they wish to share about themselves and their work experience since their last interview. Such statements are limited to 1,000 words and must be received at [email protected] by 5 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, May 18, to be considered. Those applicants are:
Jean Marie Middleton
Alcoyla St. Juste
A list of members of the Fifteenth Circuit JNC is available at https://www.flgov.com/judicial-and-judicial-nominating-commission-information/. Members of the bench, the Bar and the public are urged to contact the members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions. Questions: Please contact Robert Harvey by telephone at (561) 303-2918 or email at [email protected].
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