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7TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 29, 2021
CONTACT: Andrew Morgan, Chair; [email protected]
Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 904-824-9402

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court created by the passing of the Hon. Steven C. Henderson.

Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter and must be a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time he or she assumes office.

Applications can be downloaded from Gov. Ron DeSantis’ website and you must utilize the new application form.

PLEASE NOTE UPDATED REQUIREMENTS

All persons interested in applying must deliver the following:

  1. An original completed paper version of the application and attachments to:

Andrew Morgan, Chair

Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission

1030 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard

St. Augustine, FL 32084

  1. A PDF version of the aforementioned completed application and attachments, including the executed FDLE form; with a color photograph either in .jpg or .gif format; and
  1. A redacted PDF version of the application excluding all exempt information under Chapter 119, F.S. and other applicable public records law.
  1. A valid e-mail address is necessary.

The PDF files should be submitted on a flash drive and should be named so that the applicant’s name and “redacted” or “original” is readily apparent in the name of the attachment.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS : All questions in the application must be answered fully and completely. Applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co­ counsel, opposing counsel, and references because those individuals will likely be contacted.

The deadline for submission of the application is Oct. 18, 2021 at 10 a.m. Incomplete or non-functioning electronic copies of the applications and applications received after the deadline may not be considered.

Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be on Oct. 29, 2021 (location and interview time to be announced).

Members of the Bench, Bar and the public are encouraged to contact members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions. A complete listing for each member is available from the governor’s web site or from Andrew Morgan (Chair), or Vicky Cobb at [email protected].

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