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August 22, 2023
CONTACT: Terrence M. White, Chair; [email protected]
Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 386-253-1560

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces two vacancies resulting from the retirement of Judge Belle Schumann and Judge Judith Campbell.

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.


All persons interested in applying must deliver the following:

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

Terrence M. White, Chair

Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission

1400 Hand Avenue, Suite D

Ormond Beach, FL 32174

  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.

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 Thurs., Sept. 7, 2023, at 5 p.m. Incomplete or non-functioning electronic copies of the applications and applications received after the deadline may not be considered. Please provide a current email address and phone number with your submission.

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Wed., Sept. 27, 2023, beginning at 9 a.m. Interviews will be held in person at the Volusia County Courthouse Annex, or as will be otherwise noticed.

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 Gov. Ron DeSantis’ website.


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