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DEADLINE EXTENDED: THE FLORIDA BAR SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR APPOINTMENT TO JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSIONS


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2018
CONTACT:
Kristen Wilson,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850) 561-5757; [email protected]


Judicial Nominating Commissions: Two lawyer vacancies for each of the 26 JNCs. The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission 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 a resident 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, January 22, 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, www.floridabar.org, or should call 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 January 22nd extended deadline date.

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