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March 24, 2021
CONTACT: CONTACT: Daniel E. Harrell, Chair; [email protected]
First Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 850-208-7033

The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission conducted interviews on March 23 and interviewed 18 applicants to fill the vacancies on the First Judicial Circuit, Circuit Court created by the resignation of the Hon. Jeffrey Burns and the retirement of the Hon. Ross Goodman. The commission is pleased to announce that the following five nominees, listed in alphabetical order, have been submitted to Gov. Ron DeSantis:

  1. Clifton Drake
  2. Frederick Longmire
  3. Keith A. McIver
  4. Wanda Morgan
  5. David Oberliesen

For more information contact Daniel E. Harrell, Chair, JNC, First Judicial Circuit, or you may contact any other member of the commission.

A list of the members of the First Circuit JNC is provided below and is also available at the Office of 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

Work: 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: [email protected]

Lisa Jo Spencer

Work: 850-226-4998

Email: [email protected]

Robert L. Jones III

Work: 850-432-2451

Email: [email protected]

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