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3rd Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Application Deadline Extended

September 29, 2020
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, [email protected]
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5757

Judicial Nominating Commissions: The deadline for the 3rd Judicial Circuit for one lawyer vacancy has been extended to Monday, October 19, 2020.  The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for the Judicial Nominating Commission to the governor for his appointment. The appointee will serve the remainder of a four-year term, commencing immediately upon appointment.

Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of law and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying.  Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following completion of their term.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may click here to complete and download the Judicial Nominating Commission application form from the Bar’s website,, or should call Bar headquarters at 850-561-5757, to obtain the application form.

Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL, 32399-2300 or submitted via e-mail to [email protected], no later than 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application.  The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

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