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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….

NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY

January 22nd, 2020

The Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission hereby gives notice of receipt of the following applications for the judicial vacancy on the Broward Circuit Court: Linda Alley Lauren Alperstein Laura Baker Emilio Benitez Tabitha Blackmon Haccord Curry, Jr. Michael Davis Allison Gilman Pamela Gordon Kristin Goss Randall Katz Yves Laventure Samuel Lopez Jessica Marra Mark…

18TH CIRCUIT JNC REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS

January 17th, 2020

The 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating  Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court  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 of the Eighteenth Judicial…

4TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

January 16th, 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 Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission to provide him with highly qualified nominees for this vacancy. Complete unredacted and redacted applications (see below for more information) for this vacancy…

NOMINATING PETITIONS SOUGHT FOR FOURTH CIRCUIT SEAT ON THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

January 15th, 2020

Executive Director Joshua E. Doyle has announced a vacancy on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar due to the resignation of Fourth Circuit board member Michael G. Tanner. Tanner was finishing out a two-year term on the board. The office commences on June 19 and continues for a term ending June 25, 2021,…

22 LAWYERS WILL RECEIVE FLORIDA BAR PRO BONO AWARDS IN SUPREME COURT CEREMONY JAN. 30

January 9th, 2020

The Florida Bar will recognize 22 lawyers for their work on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients at a Jan. 30 ceremony at the Supreme Court of Florida. Established in 1981, The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Awards are intended to encourage lawyers to volunteer free legal services to the poor.  The annual awards…