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DEADLINE – AUGUST 1, 2022: Judicial Nominating Commission Nominations to be Made on the First, Second, Fifth and Newly Created Sixth District Courts of Appeal

July 5, 2022
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, [email protected]
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5757

Judicial Nominating Commissions: Due to recent legislation (HB 7027), The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate twelve lawyers for each of the First, Second, Fifth and the newly created Sixth District Courts of Appeal to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his 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.  Please refer to CS/HB 7027, for the realignment of appellate districts.  Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for 2 years following completion of their term.

Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may click here to begin the application process and download the new application form.  If you require assistance, please call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757 or email [email protected].


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