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NINTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF COUNTY JUDGE VACANCY

August 17th, 2018

ORLANDO – Governor Rick Scott has asked the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with highly qualified nominees for the vacancy on the Orange County bench created by the elevation of Judge Jamie Grosshans to the Fifth District Court of Appeal. The Commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants…

FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF MEETING

August 16th, 2018

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission will hold an organizational meeting on Aug. 29 at 8:30 a.m., at the offices of Hopping Green & Sams, P.A., 119 South Monroe Street, Suite 300, Tallahassee, FL  32301. The purpose of the meeting is to elect a chair and vice-chair.   ###

SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS

August 16th, 2018

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the applicant interview schedule for the Circuit Court vacancy created in the Seventh Judicial Circuit by the removal of Judge Scott Dupont. These applicants are scheduled to be interviewed on Thursday, August 30, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the Volusia County Courthouse Annex, Courtroom 10 (3rd floor)…

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR MIAMI-DADE VACANCIES

August 15th, 2018

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has announced interview schedules for two Miami-Dade judicial vacancies. The interviews will be held Tuesday, Sept. 4, at: University of Miami School of Law Law Library, Faculty Meeting Room, 4th Floor 1311 Miller Road Coral Gables, FL 33146 The following individual will be interviewed by the Eleventh Circuit JNC…

18TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY IN BREVARD COUNTY

August 15th, 2018

The 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court of Brevard County to fill the vacancy created by the elevation of Circuit Judge John M. Harris to the 5th District Court of Appeal. REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered…

FLORIDA BAR OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR PRO BONO SERVICE AWARDS

August 14th, 2018

The Florida Bar has issued a call for nominations for the annual pro bono service awards, which honor lawyers, judges, law firms and associations that have contributed extraordinary pro bono service. The deadline for most nominations is Nov. 1, 2018, while nominations for The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award is Aug….

TWENTIETH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – LISTING OF NOMINEES

August 13th, 2018

On August 13, 2018, the 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission interviewed applicants for nomination to fill a vacancy on the Hendry County Court resulting from the appointment of Hon. Scott H. Cupp to the Circuit Court. The Commission has certified the following nominees to the Governor for consideration to fill the vacancy: Darrell R. Hill…

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

August 13th, 2018

MIAMI – The following individuals have applied to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancy in the Miami-Dade Circuit Court resulting from the resignation of Circuit Court Judge Stephen T. Millan. Altfield, William I. Murray, Gordon Barker, Maria Guitian Perez, Jorge Bokor, Alexander Perez-Medina, Luis Brinkley, Tanya J. Perkins, Joseph…

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES LIST OF APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY COURT VACANCY

August 13th, 2018

MIAMI – The following individuals have applied to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancies in the Miami-Dade County Court resulting from the retirement of County Court Judge Wendell M. Graham Abreu, Milena Hillery, Kimberly C Bandin, Christine Janowitz, Scott Barker, Maria Guitian Jean, Lody Barket, Michael G. Kolokoff, Jeffrey…

NINTH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

August 10th, 2018

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at noon Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at the law offices of Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A., located at Landmark Center One, 315 E. Robinson St., Suite 600, Orlando, FL 32801, for its annual organizational meeting. ###