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4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

September 29th, 2021

As a result of the appointment of the Hon. London Kite to the Fourth Judicial Circuit Bench, there is a vacancy on the Duval County Court Bench. Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Fourth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission to provide him with highly qualified nominees for this vacancy. Complete unredacted and redacted applications (see below…

7TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

September 29th, 2021

The Seventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Circuit Court created by the passing of the Hon. Steven C. Henderson. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter and must be a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the…

1ST CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

September 29th, 2021

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced a vacancy in the First Judicial Circuit, Okaloosa County Court created by the retirement of Judge Patricia S. Grinsted. Accordingly, the Judicial Nominating Commission of the First Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications for this vacancy. Applicants must fulfill the Constitutional qualifications before assuming the office of county court judge,…

9TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

September 29th, 2021

Gov. Ron DeSantis has requested the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission provide him with names of highly qualified nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr., effective Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. The Commission requires interested candidates to submit a completed application for consideration to the Chair, Michael…

13TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR JUDICIAL VACANCY

September 28th, 2021

The Thirteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to announce that the following candidates will be interviewed for possible nomination to Gov. Ron DeSantis for the position of County Court Judge. The Commission will conduct interviews on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 beginning at 12 p.m. at the Chester H. Ferguson Law Center, 1610 N. Tampa…

1ST CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

September 28th, 2021

The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission conducted interviews on Sept. 27, 2021 and interviewed 11 applicants to fill the vacancy on the First Judicial Circuit, Circuit Court created by the authorization and funding of a new judgeship effective July 1, 2021. The commission is pleased to announce that the following five nominees, listed in alphabetical…

6TH CIRCUIT JNC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

September 24th, 2021

The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has sent the following six names to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his consideration in filling the Pinellas County Court vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Myra Scott McNary. Jeffrey Albinson Diane Croff Nicholas Fiorentino Heather Fleming Philip Piazza Ashley Ward-Singleton A list of the Sixth Circuit Judicial…

17TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

September 20th, 2021

The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancy in the Broward Circuit Court created by the resignation of Circuit Court Judge Tarlika Nunez-Navarro. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for a circuit court judge…

6TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF INTERVIEWS

September 20th, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the following individuals will be interviewed by the Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for the nomination to fill the Pinellas County Court vacancy created by the retirement of Judge McNary. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your interview. Location: Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, P.A. 625 Court Street…

2022 JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOMINATIONS TO BE MADE

September 20th, 2021

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 Gov. Ron DeSantis for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2022. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of…