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10TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF MEETING

January 29th, 2019

  The 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Peterson & Myers, P.A., 225 E. Lemon St., Suite 300, Lakeland, FL 33801. The purpose of this meeting will be to interview applicants for the vacant circuit court judgeship and to deliberate. Commission members are: Timothy J. McCausland,…

4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

January 29th, 2019

As a result of the resignation of the Hon. John H. Skinner, there will be a vacancy on the 4th Judicial Circuit Court bench. Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the 4th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with highly qualified nominees for this vacancy.   Complete unredacted applications for this vacancy must be received…

2ND CIRCUIT JNC ANNCOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

January 28th, 2019

The 2nd Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has received 19 applications for the vacancy on the Leon County Circuit Court created by the resignation of Judge Karen Gievers. The following individuals have applied:   Alan F. Abromowitz Karen Alvarez Jennifer Donahue Eddie D. Evans Stephen S. Everett Lisa Barclay Fountain Cadell “Ian” Garland Jason L. Jones…

11TH CIRCUIT JNC EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR TWO JUDICIAL VACANCIES

January 25th, 2019

The 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is extending the deadline for applications to fill the vacancies in the 11th Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judge Eric Hendon and Judge Bronwyn Miller. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for circuit court judges described in…

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION VACANCIES

January 23rd, 2019

The Florida Bar has extended the deadline to receive applications for one lawyer vacancy on each of the 26 Judicial Nominating Commissions. The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the governor for his appointment.   Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2019. An applicant must…

3RD DCA JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR TWO COURT VACANCIES

January 23rd, 2019

The 3rd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancies in the 3rd District Court of Appeal resulting from the elevations of Justice Barbara Lagoa and Justice Robert J. Luck to the Florida Supreme Court. The JNC seeks and encourages a broad, diverse…

11TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION CIRCUIT JUDGE VACANCIES

January 22nd, 2019

The 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will have a conference call on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at 5 p.m. to discuss the following: Scheduling interviews of applicants who have applied to the 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancies in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the elevation of Judge…

11TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION CIRCUIT JUDGE VACANCIES

January 22nd, 2019

The following individuals have applied to the 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancies in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the elevation of Judge Eric Hendon and Judge Bronwyn Miller.   William I. Altfield Michelle Alvarez Barakat Tanya Brinkley Carmen R. Cabarga Robyn J. Cohen (McCarthy) Michelle A. Delancy…

10TH CIRCUIT JNC SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

January 18th, 2019

The 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one new circuit court vacancy in the 10th Judicial Circuit, due to the appointment of Judge Andrea Teves Smith to the 2nd District Court of Appeal. Applicants for this circuit court judgeship must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, must be…

3RD DCA JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

January 18th, 2019

The 3rd District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancies in the 3rd District Court of Appeal resulting from the elevations of Justice Barbara Lagoa and Justice Robert J. Luck to the Florida Supreme Court. The Commission will hold an organizational meeting by…