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7TH CIRCUIT JNC SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS – COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

August 13th, 2019

Interviews have been scheduled for a vacancy created by the 2019 Legislature for a new judicial position in Flagler County, Seventh Judicial Circuit. Applicants are scheduled to be interviewed at Flagler County Courthouse Jury Assembly Room, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., in Bunnell, on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Interview Schedule Alvarez, Alexander    8:45 a.m. Atack, Craig            …

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 FLORIDA BAR REPORTERS’ WORKSHOP

August 8th, 2019

TALLAHASSEE – Nominations are now being accepted for reporters to attend the 30th Annual Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop, which will be held in Tallahassee on Oct. 28 and 29. This intensive two-day course is designed for 24 print, online, TV and radio journalists new to the courts and legal beats or new to Florida. The…

5TH DCA JNC DISTRICT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY – DATES OF INTERVIEWS

August 8th, 2019

As a result of the confirmation of Judge Wendy Berger to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, there is a vacancy in the Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancy. Interviews for this vacancy will…

12TH CIRCUIT JNC CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE POSITION FROM HB 5011

August 8th, 2019

The Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces that it will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Judge Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center, 2002 Ringling Blvd., in Sarasota in the Court Administration’s 8th Floor Conference Room starting at 9 a.m. and continuing until the meeting is concluded. The purpose of the meeting will be to…

1ST DCA JNC NOTICE OF INTERVIEWS

August 7th, 2019

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission will interview all 26 applicants for the vacancies on the 1st DCA created by the resignations of Judges Allen C. Winsor and T. Kent Wetherell. Interviews will be conducted at the First District Court of Appeal, 2000 Drayton Drive, Tallahassee on Aug. 29 and Aug. 30….

1ST DCA JNC NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

August 5th, 2019

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has received, at the deadline of 6 PM (EDT) on August 2, applications for the vacancies on the First District Court of Appeal created by the resignations of Judges Winsor and Wetherell. The following individuals have applied for these judgeships: Applicant County of Residence Current Position…

FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

August 5th, 2019

The First Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces that it will hold a public meeting to conduct their annual business and election of chair and vice-chair. All persons are invited. DATE and TIME:  Friday, August 16, 2019 at 9:00 AM PLACE:  M.C. Blanchard Judicial Building                   190 W. Government Street                   Pensacola, FL 32514                   Court Administration’s…

5TH DCA JNC DISTRICT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

August 2nd, 2019

As a result of the confirmation of Judge Wendy Berger to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, there is a vacancy in The Fifth District Court of Appeal and the Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancy. 1)       Judicial applications for this…

1ST DCA JNC MEETING NOTICE – PUBLIC MEETING

July 30th, 2019

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, at the offices of Ausley McMullen, 123 South Calhoun Street, Tallahassee. Call-in number (open and public) 1-877-868-6863, Participant Code:  889632# AGENDA: Approve the Minutes of the Organizational Meeting. Chairman update on Governor’s Office request for information and…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 27 ATTORNEYS

July 26th, 2019

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 27 ATTORNEYS Summaries of orders issued June 6 – July 18, 2019 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 27 attorneys disbarring two, revoking the licenses of four, suspending 17 and reprimanding four. Eight attorneys…