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FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JNC SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR CRIMINAL CONFLICT AND CIVIL REGIONAL COUNSEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2019
CONTACT: Daniel E. Nordby, Chair; [email protected]
Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission

The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications for Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts. These appointments by Gov. Ron DeSantis are to fill vacancies created by the conclusion of the four-year terms of the current Regional Counsels.

A description of the duties and details of the position of Regional Counsel for the Offices of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel can be found at section 27.511, Florida Statutes.

Instructions for Submission

An application for the position of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts may be obtained from The Florida Bar’s website at: https://www.floridabar.org/directories/jnc/applications/. Applicants should indicate the district or districts for which they are seeking appointment, but need not submit separate applications for each district.

Applicants must submit: (1) an original electronic copy of the application (including all attachments) in pdf format; and (2) a redacted electronic copy of the application, which excludes all material that is exempt or confidential under applicable public records laws. Both the original and redacted electronic applications must be submitted electronically to all commission members at their email addresses below before 6 p.m. on Nov. 12.

After the deadline for submitting applications, the commission will determine which applicants to interview. Applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted to confirm the date, time, and location.

The members currently serving on the Florida Supreme Court JNC are:

Daniel Nordby, chair, Tallahassee, [email protected]

Fred Karlinsky, vice chair, Weston, [email protected]

Cynthia G. Angelos, Port St. Lucie, [email protected]

Jesse M. Panuccio, Palm Beach Gardens, [email protected]

Nilda R. Pedrosa, Coral Gables, [email protected]

Israel U. Reyes, Coral Gables, [email protected]

Hala A. Sandridge, Tampa, [email protected]

Heather Stearns, Tallahassee, [email protected]

Jeanne T. Tate, Tampa, [email protected]

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