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THE FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS SEEKS TO FILL JUDICIAL ETHICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2017
CONTACT:
Kristen Wilson,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850) 561-5757; [email protected]


The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its January 26, 2018 meeting:

Supreme Court's Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee: One lawyer to fill an expiring term commencing March 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2022. This is a 12-member committee that renders 20-25 written advisory opinions a year to inquiring judges and judicial candidates regarding application of the Code of Judicial Conduct to specific instances of contemplated judicial and non-judicial conduct. The committee meets once a year at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention and attendance is strongly encouraged. The majority of the committee’s work, however, is undertaken via e-mail and phone conferencing. The committee is also responsible for judicial campaign conduct forums scheduled in election years.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may click here to download the Application for Special Appointment from the Bar's website, www.floridabar.org, or may call Bar headquarters at (850)561-5757, to obtain the application form. Completed applications must be submitted to the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, 32399-2300 no later than the close of business on Monday, December 11, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

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