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January 30, 2018
Kristen Wilson,
The Florida Bar
(850) 561-5757, kwilson

The deadline to submit applications for two lawyer vacancies on the Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been extended. The Florida Bar must nominate six lawyers for each of the 26 Judicial Nominating Commissions to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2018. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of law and residents of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying. Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following completion of their term.

Applications must be submitted no later than Monday, February 5, 2018, in the Executive Director’s office of The Florida Bar. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Screening committees of the Board of Governors will review all JNC applications. The Executive Committee will then make recommendations to the Board of Governors.

Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may click here to complete and download the new application form from the Bar's website,, or should contact Kristen Wilson at Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the application. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300 by the February 5th extended deadline date.


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