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12TH CIRCUIT JNC ACCEPTING JUDICIAL APPLICATIONS

February 24th, 2020

The Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for a vacancy for the Manatee County Judgeship, created by the resignation of Judge Robert Farrance. Applicants must have been a member of the Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter and a resident of the…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC NOMINEES FOR JUDICIAL VACANCIES

February 24th, 2020

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit has nominated the following individuals for appointment to the Miami-Dade County Court for the vacancies resulting from the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. Karl Brown Cristina Rivera Correa Renier Diaz de la Portilla Carlos H. Gamez Rita Gonzalez Cuervo Christopher Green…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES

February 21st, 2020

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees to fill the circuit court vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the retirements of Judges Jacqueline Hogan Scola and John Schlesinger. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications…

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE 10TH CIRCUIT JNC

February 21st, 2020

The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet on Mar. 19, at 8 a.m., at Sharit, Bunn & Chilton, P.A., 99 Sixth Street SW, Winter Haven, Florida 33880. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant Polk County Court seat and to deliberate. Applicants will be notified by the close…

MAY APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED

February 20th, 2020

Florida Board of Bar Examiners Vacancies: Lawyer applicants are being sought to fill three vacancies on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. A joint screening committee of Florida Bar Board of Governors members and Board of Bar Examiners members will recommend nine nominees for three lawyer vacancies at its May 15 meeting. The nominations will…

COMMITTEE SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS SEAT

February 20th, 2020

Members of the public are invited to volunteer on or before March 23 for one three-year term on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Supreme Court of Florida will appoint one public member to serve on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Board ensures that applicants seeking admission to The Florida Bar have…

10TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

February 20th, 2020

The Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancy in the Polk County Court created by the retirement of Judge John Kirkland. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for county court judges described in Article…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF CIRCUIT JUDICIAL VACANCY – ORANGE AND OSCEOLA COUNTIES

February 18th, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with names of highly qualified nominees for one circuit judge vacancy on the Ninth Judicial Circuit’s bench created by the retirement of Judge Timothy R. Shea on Feb. 29. The commission requires interested candidates to submit a complete application for consideration….

NINTH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES MEETING

February 17th, 2020

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold an organizational telephonic meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m. Members of the public may attend by calling 866-453-5550 and using passcode 418636. ### About The Florida Bar Founded in 1949, The Florida Bar serves the legal profession for the protection and benefit of both the…

11TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

February 12th, 2020

The following individuals will be interviewed by the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancies in the Miami-Dade County Court as indicated below. The vacancies to be filled result from the elevation of Judges Christina DiRaimondo, Robert Watson and Ramiro Areces. INTERVIEW DATE:    Friday, Feb. 21 LOCATION: Law Enforcement Officers Memorial High School…