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7TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CERTIFIED LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE CIRCUIT COURT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 11, 2024
CONTACT: Travis Mydock, Chair; [email protected]
Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 904-864-3002

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission convened for the purpose of selecting and submitting a list of highly qualified lawyers for appointment to the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court. The Seventh Circuit includes Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia counties. This appointment shall fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Judge James R. Clayton.

Following deliberations and thoughtful consideration of each applicant, the Commission certifies to Gov. Ron DeSantis the following individuals for appointment (listed in alphabetical order according to their last name and without any preference):

Christopher Ditslear

Ann Phillips

Robert Pickens III

Michele Simonsen

Sarah Thomas

Andrew Urbanak

The Commission sincerely thanks all who participated in the nomination process. Input from the community by way of reference, recommendations, or general information about the applicants is vital to the process.

Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission:

Travis Mydock (Chair)

Terence White (Co-Chair)

Casey Arnold

Kelly Parsons Kwiatek

Andrew Morgan

John Reid

Raven Sword

Erica Tesh White

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