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TWELFTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SARASOTA COUNTY COURT VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2018
CONTACT:
A. James Rolfes, Chairman; [email protected],
Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE:
(941) 552-4602


SARASOTA - The Twelfth Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for a vacancy on the County Court in Sarasota County created by the resignation of the Honorable Judy Goldman.

Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, and must be a registered voter and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time he or she assumes office. Please refer to Florida Constitution Article V: Judiciary: Section 8, Eligibility prior to applying.

All people interested in applying must deliver:
  • A complete paper version of the application along with current photograph to:
    James Rolfes, Chair, 12th Circuit JNC
    Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A.
    401 N. Cattlemen Road, Suite 300
    Sarasota, Florida 34232
  • A .pdf version of the complete application with a color photograph to [email protected]om and [email protected]
  • A redacted version of the application excluding all exempt information under Chapter 119, F.S., or other applicable public records law to [email protected] and [email protected]
THE ATTACHED .PDF FILES SHOULD BE NAMED SO THAT THE APPLICANT'S NAME AND "REDACTED" OR "UNREDACTED" IS READILY APPARENT IN THE NAME OF THE ATTACHMENT.

All applications must be received by 5 p.m. on May 25, 2018. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. The application form may be downloaded from The Florida Bar's website at www.floridabar.org.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: All questions in the application must be answered fully and completely. Applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel and references, because those individuals will likely be contacted. If there is requested information missing from an application, the Judicial Nominating Commission will consider the applicant's lack of effort in submitting a complete application.

INTERVIEWS: Interviews will be held a time and date to be determined but prior to June 26, 2018.

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