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March 12, 2019
CONTACT: Alan H. Landman, Chair; [email protected]
18th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 321-242-9800

The 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court of Brevard County to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge Tonya Rainwater effective midnight, July 12, 2019.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have been a member of the Florida Bar for the preceding five (5) years, a registered voter, and must be a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time he or she assumes office. Applicants must meet the qualifications for Circuit Court Judges described in Article V, Section 8 of the Florida Constitution.

APPLICATIONS: Applications can be downloaded from the Florida Bar’s Website at

All persons interested in applying must deliver:

One original completed application with attachments and recent color photograph along with nine (9) complete hard copies to Alan H. Landman, Esquire, Chairman, 18th Judicial Circuit Nominating Committee, 7195 Murrell Road, Suite 102, Melbourne, FL 32940.

One complete copy with all attachments in electronic form by email to [email protected] .

One redacted .pdf version of the application only (not including attachments) by email to [email protected], excluding information exempted under Chapter 119, F.A. and other applicable public records law. For examples of prior redacted applications, check:

DEADLINE: The deadline for submission of the application is 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, April 5.  Any application delivered after the deadline will not be considered.

INTERVIEWS: Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday, April 23.  If an additional interview date is necessary due to the number of applications received, same will occur on Friday, April 26.  All interviews will be conducted at the Maxwell C. King Center, 3865 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935. An interview schedule with the exact dates and times of each interview will be provided after the April 5 application deadline.

JNC: A list of members of the 18th Circuit JNC is available from the Florida Bar’s Website at  or from Alan H. Landman. If you have any questions, please call (321) 242-9800 or email Alan H. Landman, [email protected] .  


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