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17TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

February 4th, 2020

The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to nominate the following applicants for the seat being vacated by the appointment and confirmation of Broward Circuit Judge Anuraag Singhal to the Southern District of Florida Federal Bench. Tabitha Blackmon Michael Davis Randall Katz Yves Laventure Michele McCaul Ricca Patrick Scott SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JNC COMMISSIONERS: Kenneth…

18TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

February 4th, 2020

The Eighteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the interview schedule for applicants to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge James Earp: The interviews will be held February 6, at the Brevard County Government Center Commission Chambers, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL. TIME APPLICANT 9:00 a.m. Leslie Castaldi 9:20 a.m….

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 13 ATTORNEYS

January 31st, 2020

Summaries of orders issued from Dec. 26, 2019, to Jan. 24, 2020 The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 13 attorneys, disbarring two, revoking the licenses of two, reprimanding one and suspending eight. One attorney was also put…

4TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

January 30th, 2020

As a result of the retirement of the Hon. William Gregg McCaulie, there is a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit Bench. Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with nominees for this vacancy. The commission received 12 applications and will interview the applicants on Monday, Feb. 10, in accordance…

17TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF JUDICIAL APPLICANT INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

January 27th, 2020

On behalf of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, please be advised that the commission will interview the following applicants for the vacancy created as a result the appointment and confirmation of Broward Circuit Judge Anuraag Singhal to the Southern District of Florida Federal Bench. APPLICANT TIME Michael Davis 8:15 a.m. Yves Laventure 8:27 a.m….

18TH CIRCUIT JNC REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

January 24th, 2020

The 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Circuit Judge James Earp. Applicants must meet the qualifications for Circuit Court Judges described in Article V, Section 8, of the Florida Constitution. The successful applicant must be a resident of the jurisdiction…

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JNC EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

January 23rd, 2020

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is extending the deadline for applications to fill the vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for county court judges described…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JNC NOTICE OF CERTIFICATION OF NOMINEES

January 23rd, 2020

The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission has certified the following nominees to fill the two vacancies created by the resignations of Justice Barbara Lagoa and Justice Robert Luck: *John Couriel Renatha Francis Jonathan Gerber Jamie Grosshans *Norma Lindsey Timothy Osterhaus *Eliot Pedrosa Lori Rowe Meredith Sasso Current residents of the Third Appellate District are…

17TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE TO APPLICANTS

January 23rd, 2020

The Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission hereby gives notice to the applicants that interviews for the judicial vacancy will be held on Feb. 3. You will be notified prior to the close of business on Jan. 29 as to who will be selected for interview and the time and location of those interviews. SEVENTEENTH…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL APPLICANTS

January 22nd, 2020

The following individuals have applied to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancies in the Miami-Dade County Court resulting from the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. Ritamaria Cuervo Jeffrey D’Arce Madelin Cynamon Maribel Diaz Renier Diaz de la Portilla David Echavarria Tahya Fuenmayor Carlos H….