2ND CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION SUBMITS SIX NAMES TO GOVERNOR DESANTIS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY
The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) for the 2nd Circuit has submitted six names to Gov. Ron DeSantis for consideration and appointment to fill the vacancy on the Leon County Circuit Court created by the retirement of Judge Karen Gievers. The nominees are:
- Stephen S. Everett
- Lisa Barclay Fountain
- Jason L. Jones
- Anthony B. Miller
- Amanda P. Wall
- Suzanne Hays Van Wyk
The JNC interviewed all nineteen applicants for this vacancy on Feb. 14, 2019, at the Leon County Courthouse Annex. The Governor now has sixty days to make the appointment.
The members of the Judicial Nominating Commission include the following: Fred R. Dudley, Chair, Darrick D. McGhee, Vice Chair, Matt Carson, Robert Neil Clarke, Jr., Hayden Dempsey, Erik Matthew Figlio, Chasity Hope O’Steen, Kristina R. Osterhaus, and Stuart F. Williams.