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17TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY AND CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL NOMINEES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 22, 2024
CONTACT: William G. McCormick, Chair; [email protected]
Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 954-859-6041

The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has interviewed fifteen (15) applicants to fill two (2) vacancies – one in the Broward County Court created by the elevation of County Court Judge Catalina Avalos to the Broward Circuit Court, and one in the Broward Circuit Court created by the resignation of Circuit Court Judge Mariya Weekes. Following deliberations and thoughtful consideration of each applicant, the Commission nominates to Gov. Ron DeSantis the following individuals (in alphabetical order according to their last name and without any preference) to fill the foregoing vacancies in the Broward County/Circuit Courts:

Lisa Beth Glick

Janice Carine Haywood

Yves Pierre Laventure

Stephanie Michelle Matalon

Lucy Ramos Miller

Lior Levy-Minkowitz

Jacqueline Joan-Marie Powell (Circuit Only)

Michele McCaul Ricca

Christopher Beauregard Wigand

Allana Robinson Woods

The Commission sincerely thanks the members of the bench, the bar, and the public who took the time to provide feedback about the applicants.

cc: Members of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission

William G. McCormick (Chair) [email protected]

Joseph S. Van de Bogart (Vice Chair) [email protected]

Valerie Barnhart [email protected]

Camille Coolidge Shotwell [email protected]

Levi G. Williams, Jr. [email protected]

Kenneth J. Joyce [email protected]

Alice K. Sum [email protected]

Thomas D. Oates [email protected]

John H. Richards [email protected]

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