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FIFTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

August 30th, 2018

The Fifth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission submitted the following nominees for Gov. Rick Scott’s consideration to fill the Fifth Judicial Circuit vacancy caused by the resignation of Circuit Judge Johnathan D. Ohlman in Marion County. Robert Gregory Jerald LeAnn Mackey-Barnes Timothy Thomas McCourt Stacy Morris Youmans   ###

SEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

August 30th, 2018

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Seventh Judicial Circuit is pleased to announce the following named nominees that have been submitted to Gov. Rick Scott for his consideration for appointment to the Circuit Court of the Seventh Judicial Circuit: Ferebee, Christopher Johnson, Kenneth Mark Novas, Mitchel Osterndorf, MaryEllen Rendzio, Bryan Wood, Garry   ###

FLORIDA BAR’S TAMPA OFFICE GETS A NEW HOME

August 27th, 2018

Effective Tuesday, Sept. 5, the Tampa Branch office of The Florida Bar will be relocated to the Westwood Center at 2002 N. Lois Ave., Suite 300, Tampa, FL 33607. The Tampa Branch office includes the Lawyer Regulation and the Unlicensed Practice of Law departments. There will not be any changes to the current phone numbers….

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

August 23rd, 2018

The Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is pleased to nominate the following applicants for the seat being vacated by the resignation of Broward Circuit Judge John Contini: David Weintraub Vegina “Gina” Hawkins Natasha DePrimo Yves P. Laventure Frank Ledee Julio E. Gonzalez, Jr. Original application materials have been forwarded to Gov. Rick Scott’s office for…

FIFTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY

August 22nd, 2018

The Fifth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Fifth Judicial Circuit for Lake County Court Judge due to the appointment of the Honorable James Baxley to the Circuit Court and his resignation as County Court Judge. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years and…

FOURTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES

August 20th, 2018

Per Gov. Rick Scott’s request and pursuant to the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes, the 14th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission recently convened in order to begin the process of filling the vacancy that was created when Circuit Court Judge James Fensom announced his pending retirement. The Commission received 12 applications from interested members of The…

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…