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May 13, 2020
CONTACT: Norm D. Fugate, Chair, [email protected], Brande Smith, Vice Chair, [email protected]
8th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 352-528-0019

The Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has selected applicants for interviews for the vacant circuit judge seat created by the retirement of Judge James Nilon. The interviews will be held Monday, May 18, beginning at 9 a.m. at the State’s Attorney’s Office, 120 West University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601. The applicants selected for interviews and appointed interview times are as follows:

  • Glenn Earl Bryant                9 a.m.
  • Jodie H. Cason                      9:30 a.m.
  • Katherine L. Floyd               10 a.m.
  • Julie C. Johnson                   10:45 a.m.
  • Monice Perez-McMillen     11:15 a.m.
  • Kelly R. McNeal                     11:45 a.m.
  • George Wright                      12:15 p.m.

The interviews are open to the public. In order to comply with proper social distancing protocol, a live video feed will be provided in a separate conference room. Deliberation sessions, which generally occur before the interviews begin, during breaks and at the conclusion of all interviews, are confidential.

8th Circuit JNC Commissioners
Norm D. Fugate, Chair
Brande S. Smith, Vice Chair
Ronald Bendekovic
Adam Boukari
Candice Brower
Brian Kramer
Kirsten L. Rowe
Brent Siegel
Robert Woody

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