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September 11, 2020
CONTACT: Brian J. Aungst, Jr., Chairman; [email protected]
Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: (727) 444-1403

Notice is hereby given that the following individuals will be interviewed by the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for the nomination to fill the County and Circuit Court vacancies created by the retirement of the Honorable Peter Ramsberger, Thomas Minkoff and the elevation of the Honorable Joshua Riba.

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

Location: St. Petersburg College, SS Building, Courtroom #160
2465 Drew Street, Clearwater, Florida 33765

Interview Date:     September 17, 2020

12:00 pm     Brian Gnage
12:25 pm      Elizabeth Zuroweste
12:50 pm      Steve Berlin
1:15 pm        Megan Roach
1:40 pm        Christie Ellis
2:05 pm        D. Michael Arendall, Jr.
2:30 pm        Philip Piazza
2:55 pm        Nicholas J. Fiorentino
3:20 pm        Tracy Ellis
3:45 pm        Matthew Perry
4:10 pm        Julie Sercus
4:35 pm        Robert Hale

Interview Date:        September 18, 2020

9:00 am        Jeff Albinson
9:25 am        Jennifer Cruz Dubbeld
9:50 am        Ashley Ward-Singleton
10:15 am      Joseph Lawhorne
10:40 am      Della Cope
11:05 am      Kelly McKnight
11:30 am      Joseph Flannery

11:55 am – 1:00 pm Executive Session/Lunch

1:05 pm        Mark Ossian
1:30 pm        Mario Perez
1:55 pm        Nicole Pearlman
2:20 pm        Courtney Sullivan
2:45 pm        Shahtia Gay-Hairston
3:10 pm        Amber Sherwood
3:35 pm        Barbara Goiran
4:00 pm        Kyle Maxson
4:25 pm        Evangeli Vergos

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

The members are:

Brian James Aungst, Jr., Chair
Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, PA
625 Court Street
Clearwater, Florida 33756-5528
Telephone: 727-444-1403

Lee L. Haas, Vice Chair
Haas & Castillo, P.A.
19321-C U.S. Highway 19 N. Ste. 409
Clearwater, Florida 33764
Telephone: 727-535-4544

Jamie R. Girgenti
Older, Lundy, Alvarez, & Koch
200 N. Garden Ave., Ste. A
Clearwater, Florida 33755-4187
Telephone: 727-493-5966

Ian Richard Leavengood
3900 1st St. North, Ste. 100
St. Petersburg, Florida 33703-6109
Telephone: 727-327-3328

Kara E. Hardin
Kara Hardin PL
P.O. Box 2979
Zephyrhills, Florida 33539-2979
Telephone: 813-788-9994

Gordon G. Oldham IV
Oldham & Delcamp, LLC
P.O. Box 55861
St. Petersburg, Florida 33732
Telephone: 727-201-5458

Sonny Im
Law Office of Sonny Im
39780 US Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Telephone: 727-939-8200

Adam Ross
Office of the State Attorney, Bernie McCabe
PO Box 5028
Clearwater, FL 33758-5028
Telephone: 727-464-6228

Berny Jacques
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay
918 West Bay Dr
Largo, FL 33770-3224
Telephone: 727-277-1332


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