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5TH DCA JNC NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 27, 2019
CONTACT: Michael C. Sasso, Chair; [email protected]
Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 407-644-7161

As of the Monday, Aug. 26 deadline, the following individuals submitted applications to the Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy resulting from the confirmation of Judge Wendy Berger to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Name                                       Current Position

1.   Hon. C. Joseph Boatwright    County Court Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Putnam

County

2.   Robert E. Bonner                  Attorney, Longwood

3.   Hon. Dennis Craig                Circuit Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Volusia County

4.   Hon. Heather L. Higbee        Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orange County

5.   Hon. Marv Griffo Jolley         Circuit Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Volusia County

6.   Hon. Donna Michelle Keim    Circuit Judge, Eighth Judicial Circuit, Alachua County

7.   Margaret “Amie” Kozan         Attorney, Winter Park

8.   Hon. Howard 0. McGillin, Jr. Circuit Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Putnam County

9.   Hon. Lisa T. Munyon             Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orange County

10. Hon. Mike Murphy                 Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Osceola County

11. Hon. Randell H.Rowe,III       Circuit Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Volusia County

12. Hon. Elizabeth J. Starr          County Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orange County

13. Hon. Patricia Strowbridge      Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orange County

14. Hon. Michael G. Takac          Circuit Judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Lake County

15. Hon. Anthony M. Tatti           Circuit Judge, Fifth Judicial Circuit, Marion County

16. Hon. Dan Traver                   Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orange County

17. Hon. Keith F. White              Circuit Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orange County

The Commission will conduct interviews on Wednesday, Sept. 11, Thursday, Sept. 12, and Friday, Sept. 13, at the Fifth DCA, 300 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach.  The Commission will submit the names of nominees for these vacancies to Gov. Ron DeSantis no later than Monday, Sept. 16.

For further information, please contact Michael C. Sasso, chair, Fifth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, at 407-644-7161 or [email protected]­-law.com.

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