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June 24, 2020
CONTACT: Adam M. Foslid, Chair; [email protected]
Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 305-614-1402

The Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission announces that the following individuals have been nominated to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation, effective Aug. 31, 2020, of Judge Vance E. Salter:

  • Hon. Antonio Arzola
  • Kansas Gooden
  • Christopher Johnson
  • Eduardo Sanchez
  • Hon. Alexander Spicola Bokor
  • Hon. Lisa S. Walsh

The nominees were submitted to Gov. Ron DeSantis on June 24, 2020. The Commission thanks all the individuals who applied for consideration, all those who contacted the Commission to offer their thoughts on the applicants, and all those who viewed the interviews.

The Commission members are:

Adam M. Foslid, Chair
Stumphauzer Foslid Sloman Ross & Kolaya, PLLC
Two South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1600
Miami, Florida 33131
Telephone: 305-614-1402
email: [email protected]

Eric A. Hernandez, Vice Chair
Hernandez Lee Martinez, LLC
9190 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 204
Miami Shores, Florida 33138
Telephone: 305-842-2101
email: [email protected]

Paul Huck, Jr.
Jones Day LLP
600 Brickell Avenue, Suite 3300
Miami, Florida 33131
Telephone: 305-714-9727
email: [email protected]

Lindsey Lazopoulos Friedman
United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Florida
email: [email protected]

Michael A. Pineiro
Marcus Neiman Rashbaum & Pineiro LLP
2 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1750
Miami, Florida 33131
Telephone: 305-400-4268
email: [email protected]

Barry L. Rothberg
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
333 S.E. 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33131
Telephone: 305-579-0818
email: [email protected]

Lilly Ann Sanchez
LS Law Firm
1441 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1200
Miami, Florida 33131
Telephone: 305-503-5503
email: [email protected]

Daniel W. Schwartz
Akerman LLP
98 Southeast 7th Street, Suite 1100
Miami, Florida 33131
Telephone: 305-374-5600
email: [email protected]

Robert A. Spottswood
Spottswood Companies, Inc.
506 Fleming Street
Key West, FL 33040
Telephone: 305-294-6100
email: [email protected]

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