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20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JNC GIVES NOTICE OF MEETING

July 9th, 2020

The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a telephonic meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 4 p.m. to conduct its annual meeting for the purpose of electing a Chair and Vice-Chair for the Commission for the following year and discussing procedures and policies of the Commission. Anyone who would like to participate in…

15TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF NEW CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

July 9th, 2020

The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) held its 2020 Annual Meeting on July 7, 2020. The JNC elected Robert Harvey of Jenks & Harvey LLP to serve as Chair and Gordon Dieterle of Peter M. Feaman, P.A.  to serve as Vice Chair for 2020-2021. A list of members of the Fifteenth Circuit JNC is…

APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR VACANCIES ON THE FOLLOWING JNCS: Supreme Court, 3rd DCA, 3rd Circuit, 9th Circuit, 13th Circuit, 15th Circuit and 18th Circuit

July 9th, 2020

The Florida Bar is accepting applications for lawyer vacancies on each of the Supreme Court, Third DCA, Third Circuit, Ninth Circuit, 13th Circuit, 15th Circuit, and 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commissions. On July 2, the Bar received notification from the Governor’s Office of one commissioner resignation and six rejected slates of Florida Bar JNC nominees….

11TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

July 9th, 2020

On July 7, 2020, the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission elected Robert H. Fernandez of RHF Law Firm, LLC to serve as Chair and Miranda Lundeen Soto of Shutts & Bowen LLP as Vice Chair of the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for 2020- 2021. ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION MEMBERS Robert H. Fernandez (Chair)…

1ST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

July 6th, 2020

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m. (EST) 8:30 a.m. (CST) on Friday, July 10, 2020, via conference call for its annual Organizational Meeting.  The call-in number (open and public) is 888-508-8513, Participant Code:  653510#. AGENDA: Election of Chair and Vice-Chair New business-if any Adjourn  

2ND CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES AMENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE AND INTERVIEW DATES

July 6th, 2020

**APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 27, 2020.  The deadline and interview dates below supersede the dates provided in a prior press release dated June 22, 2020. As a result of the elevation of Judge Robert Long, Jr. to the First District Court of Appeal, there is a vacancy on the Second Circuit Court bench. Additionally,…

4th CIRCUIT JNC PUBLIC VIRTUAL MEETING NOTICE

July 6th, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, July 15, 2020, at 3 p.m. The following link can be used to access the meeting room: https://zoom.us/j/8381935868?pwd=cTE3RThoQ1I0NXR5dFFINW8raDZhQT09 Matters to be considered are Commission Chair and Vice-Chair elections, as well as other matters as the JNC…

NOTICE OF LAKE COUNTY COURT JUDGE VACANCY

July 6th, 2020

The Fifth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Fifth Judicial Circuit for Lake County Court Judge because of the elevation of Circuit Judge Cary Rada. Applicants must fulfill the constitutional qualifications before assuming the office of County Court judge, which require the appointee to be a member in good standing of The…

15TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR TWO POSITIONS

July 6th, 2020

The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee announces that it has received applications from the following persons for nominations to fill the vacancies for a Circuit Court judge position created by the elevation of Judge Edward Artau and a County Court judge position created by the elevation of Judge Paige Gillman: 1. Ashley Ackerman 2. Peter…

2ND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JNC ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR VACANCIES

July 1st, 2020

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Second District Court of Appeal convened and  nominated the following applicants for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ consideration for the District Court vacancies resulting from the resignations of Judges Samuel J. Salario and John L. Badalamenti: • David Matthew Allen • Hunter Carroll • Duane Daiker • Christopher Donovan • Jennifer…