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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. ###

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

August 10th, 2018

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit convened and, following a full day of interviews, nominated the following people for Gov. Rick Scott’s consideration for the County Court vacancies resulting from the elevation of County Court Judges Dawn V. Denaro, Andrea Ricker Wolfson, and Renatha S. Francis to the Circuit Court: Milena Abreu…

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF JUDICIAL APPLICANT INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

August 9th, 2018

On behalf of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, please be advised that the Commission will interview the following applicants for the vacancy created as a result of the resignation of Broward Circuit Judge John Contini. APPLICANT TIME 1. Lauren Alperstein 9:00 2. David Weintraub 9:12 3. Vegina “Gina” Hawkins 9:24 4. Natasha DePrimo 9:36…

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT JUDGE VACANCY

August 1st, 2018

MIAMI – The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Governor Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Miami-Dade County Court created by the resignation of County Court Judge Wendell M. Graham. The Commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for county…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 21 ATTORNEYS

July 31st, 2018

Summaries of orders issued May 15 – July 12, 2018 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 21 attorneys — disbarring three, revoking the licenses of four, suspending 12, and publicly reprimanding two. Two attorneys received more than…

SUPREME COURT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF MEETING

July 27th, 2018

The Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission will meet telephonically at 5:15 p.m. ET on August 3, 2018 for purposes of selection of Chair and Vice Chair. The call in information for the meeting is: Dial-In:                        888.240.2560 Conference ID:           428002816 The members currently serving on the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission are: Chair Jason Unger,…

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

July 27th, 2018

The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to nominate the following applicants for the seats being vacated by the resignation of Broward Circuit Judge Michael L. Gates and resignation of Broward County Judge Arlene Backman: Vegina “Gina” Hawkins Tabitha Blackmon Nickolaus Hunter Davis Yves P. Laventure Pamela Gordon Peter Holden Natasha DePrimo Claudette Renee…