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TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2018
CONTACT:
Aaron A. Haak, Chair,
Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE:
(239) 334-2722


The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a judicial vacancy in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the resignation of Circuit Judge Jay B. Rosman.

The Commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five (5) years, a registered voter and must be a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time he or she assumes office.

The current application may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website (www.floridabar.org), the Governor’s website (www.flgov.com) and is also available from the office of the Chair:

Aaron A. Haak, Chair
Knott Ebelini Hart
1625 Hendry Street, Suite 301
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
(239) 334-2722

Anyone who wishes to be considered for appointment must submit the following:

One (1) original application
Two (2) copies
One (1) electronic copy
One (1) electronic copy redacted of any information not subject to public disclosure.

The submission of a photograph is encouraged.

The original and electronic copies must be delivered to the Chair, Aaron A. Haak, at the office address printed above. The original and copies must be printed on paper. The electronic copies must be in PDF format and must be submitted on a USB flash drive.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS IS FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 AT 2:00 PM.

Incomplete applications, obsolete forms of application, and applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Interviews will be conducted during the period of Tuesday, April 10 through Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The list of the candidates who will be interviewed and the schedule of interviews will be announced on Thursday, March 23, 2018.

Members of the judiciary, bar and the public are encouraged to contact members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions.

Any person who wishes to submit a letter regarding any applicant must submit that letter in PDF format by email to [email protected]. Letters that are submitted in any other manner will be disregarded and not considered.

Members of the 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission are:

Paul Davis Cooper, Esq.
Kathleen M. Fitzgeorge, Esq.
Amira Dajani Fox, Esq.
Aaron A. Haak, Esq. (Chair)
Russell T. Kirshy, Esq. (Vice Chair)
Bernard Long Jr.
Aaron J. O’Brien, Esq.
Susan Z. Reynolds
Carlo F. Zampogna, Esq.

A complete listing for each member is available from The Florida Bar’s website or from the Chair.

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