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EIGHTH CIRCUIT JNC EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR UNION COUNTY JUDICIAL VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2018
CONTACT:
Norm D. Fugate, Chair,
Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE:
352-528-0019


The Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has extended the deadline for applications for the County Court vacancy in Union County due to the retirement of Judge Robert Bo Bayer.

The extended deadline for submitting the applications is noon, April 27.

All persons interested in applying must deliver a complete application and one copy by mail or hand delivery to:

8th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
c/o Brian S. Kramer
8th Circuit State Attorney’s Office
120 W. University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601

Applicants must submit two copies of the application in PDF format via email to [email protected]. One of the PDF copies should be submitted in redacted format and one in nonredacted format.

Redacted format means that the document is submitted with redactions of all information that is confidential and/or exempt from the public right of access under Article I, Section 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. (For more information, refer to the 2017 Sunshine Manual, http://www.myfloridalegal.com/sun.nsf/sunmanual.)

Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s JNC webpage: https://www.floridabar.org/directories/jnc/applications/.

The inclusion of a photograph is encouraged.

The commission has set a tentative date of May 14 for interviews.

A list of the members of the Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is available on both The Florida Bar’s website and the Florida governor’s website.

Direct contact with a commissioner, initiated by an applicant regarding his or her application, is discouraged. Candidate questions regarding the JNC process should be submitted in writing to the JNC chair.
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