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10TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR POLK COUNTY COURT JUDGE POSITION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2020
CONTACT: Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, Chair; [email protected]
Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 863-656-6672

The following is a list of the applicants for the position of Polk County Court Judge to fill the vacancy created by the elevation of Judge Jennifer Swenson to the Circuit Court. Names of the applicants are listed in alphabetical order.

Victoria J. Avalon
Assistant State Attorney
Tenth Judicial Circuit
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89945640975

Harold V. Bennett, III
Assistant State Attorney & Division Chief, Felony 4
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87669579749

Norda N. Swaby Boggs
Prosecutor, State Attorney’s Office
Sebring, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84693059702

Savannah L. Young Cerullo
Attorney
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86094087302

Lee A. Cohen
Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87056484327

Jayde R. Coleman
Assistant Public Defender
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82684647322

Jose I. Concepcion
Assistant State Attorney
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88993185882

Robert M. Fore
Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84754240757

Ruth M. Knight
Assistant Public Defender
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89450317029

Kevin M. Kohl
Attorney
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83463426578

Adam D. Patton
Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84640647577

Brenda P. Ramirez
Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86196405620

Jennifer L. Steimle
Senior Trial Court Law Clerk
Tenth Judicial Circuit
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83315476646

John C. Waters
Attorney
Lakeland, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86710720174

Tara E. Wheat
Assistant Public Defender
Bartow, Florida
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87659091654

Interviews will be conducted by the Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission on Oct. 21, 2020, via videoconference, through the Zoom application. Interviews will commence at approximately 9 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2020 and will continue throughout the day.

Commission Members are: Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, Krista Mahalak, Patrice F. Behnstedt, Benjamin W. Hardin, Jr., Frederick Murphy, Jr., Edward Blake Paul, Robert S. Swaine, Richard Straughn, and Nicholas T. Zbrzeznj.

Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, Chair
99 Sixth Street SW
Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Telephone: 863-656-6672
Facsimile: 863-301-4500
[email protected]

 

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