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February 21, 2020
CONTACT: Lydia S. Zbrzeznj, Chair; [email protected]
Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 863-656-6672

The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on Mar. 19, at 8 a.m., at Sharit, Bunn & Chilton, P.A., 99 Sixth Street SW, Winter Haven, Florida 33880. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant Polk County Court seat and to deliberate. Applicants will be notified by the close of business on Friday, Mar. 13, as to the time of their interview.

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

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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