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11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY

October 23rd, 2019

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the circuit court vacancy in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the resignation of Judge Diane Ward1. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for circuit court judges described…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCIES AND APPLICANTS

October 18th, 2019

The following individuals will be interviewed by the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancies in the Miami-Dade Circuit and County Courts as indicated below. The vacancies to be filled result from the resignation of Circuit Court Judge John W. Thornton, Jr., the appointment of Circuit Court Judge Renatha S. Francis to the…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES AND APPLICANTS

October 16th, 2019

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 elevation of Judges William Altfield, Gina Beovides, and Laura Shearon Cruz, and the resignation of Judge Samuel Joseph Slom. Rebecca Valentina Aroca Maria Guitian Barker Todd Bass Karl Brown…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCIES AND APPLICANTS

October 16th, 2019

The following individuals have applied to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancies in the Miami-Dade Circuit Court resulting from the resignation of Circuit Court Judge John W. Thornton, Jr., and the appointment of Circuit Court Judge Renatha S. Francis to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Ramiro Christen Areces Rebecca…

13TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL APPLICANTS

October 11th, 2019

The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces the list of applicants to be considered for nomination to fill two vacancies on the County Court of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Hillsborough County, created by the elevation of the Hon. Alissa M. Ellison and the Hon. Jared E. Smith to the Circuit Court. The…

20TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

October 7th, 2019

The 20th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees to fill a vacancy for the 20th Judicial Circuit Court created by the pending retirement of Circuit Judge Christine Greider. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must have been a member of The…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCIES

October 4th, 2019

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the two circuit court vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the resignation of Judge John W. Thornton, Jr. and the appointment of Judge Renatha S. Francis to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court. 1 The commission requests…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY

October 1st, 2019

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the circuit court vacancy in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the resignation of Circuit Court Judge John Thornton, Jr. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. If an applicant would like to be…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCIES

October 1st, 2019

The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is extending the deadline for applications to fill the vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judges William Altfield, Gina Beovides and Laura Shearon Cruz, and the resignation of Judge Samuel Joseph Slom. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. If…

2020 JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOMINATIONS TO BE MADE

October 1st, 2019

Judicial Nominating Commissions: One lawyer vacancy for each of the 26 JNCs. The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate three lawyers for each JNC to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 2, 2020. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice…