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August 12, 2020
CONTACT: Daniel E. Harrell, Chair, [email protected]
1st Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: (850) 208-7033

The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission conducted interviews on August 11, 2020, with 14 applicants to fill the vacancy on the Escambia County Court created by the elevation of Judge Jennifer J. Frydrychowicz to the Circuit Court. The Commission submitted the names of four nominees, listed in alphabetical order, to Gov. Ron DeSantis:

  • Barry E. Dickson,
  • Kristina Lightel
  • Frederic Longmire
  • Andrew McGraw

For more information, contact Daniel E. Harrell, Chair, Judicial Nominating Commission, First Judicial Circuit, or contact any other member of the Commission. The names of members are listed below and or available on the Governor’s website at

Robert A. Andrade
Work: 850-434-3541
Email: [email protected]

Daniel E. Harrell, Chair
Work: (850) 208-7033
Email: [email protected]

Kristin D. Hual, Vice Chair
Work: (850) 595-4970
Email: [email protected]

Dana C. Matthews
Office: 850-837-3662
Email: [email protected]

Major General Gary T. McCoy
Work: (703) 350-5147
Email: [email protected]

Cecily Parker
Work: (850) 432-2451
Email: [email protected]

Kerry Anne Schultz
Work: (850) 754-1600
[email protected]

Lisa Jo Spencer
Work: (850-226-4998)
[email protected]

Robert L. Jones III
Work: (850) 432-2451
[email protected]

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