TWELFTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MANATEE COUNTY COURT VACANCY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2017
CONTACT: A. James Rolfes, Chair,
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 for the County Court, Manatee County, created by the Honorable Charles Sniffen being elevated to the Circuit Court.
Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, and must be registered voters and residents of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time of assuming office.
All people interested in applying must deliver:
--A complete paper version of the application along with current photograph to:
A. 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].
--A redacted version of the application excluding all exempt information under Chapter 119, F.S., or other applicable public records law to [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 Friday, September 1, 2017. 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 at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Avenue West, First Floor, Bradenton, Florida, on September 20, 2017 and September 27, 2017.
EDITORS: Please note The Florida Bar is not an association and "Association" is not part of our name. Proper reference is "The Florida Bar." Local bar organizations are properly termed "associations."