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15th CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CERTIFICATION OF JUDICIAL NOMINEES

July 9th, 2024

The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (“JNC”) takes pleasure in certifying the following nominees to fill the vacancy for a County Court Judge position created by the retirement of Judge Robert Panse: Lourdes Casanova Gabriel Ermine Jeremy Franker Ron Herman Gina Leiser Katherine Mullinax A list of members of the Fifteenth Circuit JNC is available…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

July 3rd, 2024

This notice amends and supersedes the prior notice dated May 29, 2024. Gov. Ron DeSantis has requested the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission provide him with names of highly qualified nominees for two (2) Orange County Court vacancies. The Commission requires interested candidates to submit a completed application for consideration to the Chair, Christian W….

THIRD CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF APPLICANTS AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

July 3rd, 2024

LAKE CITY — The Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces that the deadline for submitting applications for the one (1) Columbia County Court vacancy created by the enactment of HB 5401 has passed. The Commission has received several applications for such judgeship and will conduct interviews of all the applicants. The interviews will be conducted…

FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL NOMINEES

July 2nd, 2024

As per Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request and pursuant to the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes, the 14th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission recently convened in order to begin the process of filling the vacancy recently created when County Court Judge Joe Grammer, of Panama City announced his upcoming retirement. The Commission received five (5) applications from…

THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

July 2nd, 2024

The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following applicants will be interviewed for possible nomination to Gov. Ron DeSantis for the positions of two county court judicial openings. The Commission will conduct interviews on Monday, July 15, 2024, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, Bank of…

THIRTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

July 1st, 2024

As a result of the two county court vacancies created by the resignation of Judge Conrad and the elevation of Judge Murphy to the Circuit Court bench in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Gov. Ron DeSantis has convened the Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to select and submit the names of highly qualified candidates to fill…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 11 ATTORNEYS

June 28th, 2024

Summaries of orders issued from May 29, 2024, to June 26, 2024 The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 11 attorneys, revoking the license of two, suspending six, admonishing one, and reprimanding two. The Florida Supreme Court, The…

FOURTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES ANNUAL MEETING

June 27th, 2024

Notice is hereby given that the Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold its Annual Meeting on Friday, July 26, 2024 AT 12 P.M. in the Chambers of The Chief Judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit, located at the Duval County Courthouse, Room 7139, Duval County Courthouse, 501 W. Adams St., Jacksonville, Florida. Matters to…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

June 25th, 2024

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces that it will hold an annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 2 p.m. via telephone. The Commission will elect a chair and vice chair and discuss other potential local Commission activities. The meeting is open to the public. The call-in information is as follows: Dial-In…

15TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR COUNTY COURT VACANCY

June 25th, 2024

The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (“JNC”) announces that the following persons will be interviewed on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, to fill the county court vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert Panse, at the times indicated below: 9:00 a.m.      Schnelle Tonge 9:12 a.m.      Jeremy Zubkoff 9:24 a.m.      Gabriel Ermine 9:36 a.m.      Lourdes Casanova…