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September 18, 2023
CONTACT: Adam McGill Ross, Chair; [email protected]
Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 727-464-6228

Notice is hereby given that the following individuals will be interviewed by the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the Circuit Court vacancy created by the resignation and retirement of Judge Anthony Rondolino.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your interview.


St. Petersburg College

SS Building, Courtroom #160

2465 Drew Street

Clearwater, Florida 33765

Interview Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2023

9:00am         Benjamin Thomas

9:20am         Cornelius Demps

9:40am         Chris Ballard

10:00am       Jennifer Dubbeld

10:20am       Joseph Church

10:40am       Kathryn Spurlock

11:00am       Hon. Knute Nathe

11:20am       Natalie Scruggs

Members of the Bench, Bar, and public are urged to contact members of the Commission concerning the applicants for judicial positions.  The members are:

Adam Ross, Chair

Office of the State Attorney, Bruce Bartlett

PO Box 17500

Clearwater, FL 33762

Telephone: 727-464-6228

Email: [email protected]

Petra Justice, Vice Chair

Banker Lopez Gassler P.A.

501 E Kennedy Blvd, Suite 1700

Tampa, FL 33602

Telephone: 813-222-2071

Email: [email protected]

Gordon G. Oldham IV

Oldham & Delcamp, LLC

P.O. Box 55861

St. Petersburg, Florida 33732

Telephone: 727-201-5458

Email: [email protected]

Lee L. Haas

Haas & Castillo, P.A.

4625 East Bay Drive, Ste 313

Clearwater, Florida 33764

Telephone: 727-535-4544

Email: [email protected]

Robert Eckard

Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates

3110 Alt 19

Palm Harbor, FL 34683-1931

Telephone: 727-772-1941

Email: [email protected]

Thomas Minkoff

PO Box 16736

St. Petersburg, FL 33730

Telephone: 727-422-3300

Email: [email protected]

Kara E. Hardin

University of Tampa

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33606

Telephone: 813-257-4073

Email: [email protected]

Lindsay Moore

Pasco Sheriff’s Office

8700 Citizens Dr.

New Port Richey, FL 34654

Telephone: 727-359-1356

Email: [email protected]

Berny Jacques

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay

918 West Bay Dr

Largo, FL 33770-3224

Telephone: 727-317-9090

Email: [email protected]


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