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FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CONTINUED INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

June 12th, 2018

As a result of the resignation of The Honorable Robert M. Foster, there exists a vacancy on the Fourth Judicial Circuit Bench. Governor Rick Scott has asked the Fourth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission to provide him with nominees for this vacancy. The Commission will finish interviewing the following applicants on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in…

TENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR POLK COUNTY COURT JUDGE POSITION

June 11th, 2018

The following is a list of the applicants for the position of Polk County Court Judge created by the appointment of Polk County Judge Gerald P. Hill, II to the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court. Names of the applicants are listed in alphabetical order. 1. Kimble C. Bouchillon Attorney Bartow, FL 2. Mark Capron Attorney Bartow,…

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

June 7th, 2018

On behalf of the Seventeenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, please be advised that the commission will interview the following applicants for the vacancies created as a result of the resignation of Broward Circuit Judge Merrilee Ehrlich and retirement of Broward Circuit Judge Lisa M. Porter. APPLICANT TIME 1. Nickolaus Hunter Davis 9:00 2. Peter Holden…

FLORIDA BAR TO HOLD ANNUAL CONVENTION IN ORLANDO JUNE 13-16

June 6th, 2018

The Florida Bar will hold its Annual Convention from June 13-16 in Orlando and will focus on the importance of living and enjoying a balanced lifestyle. At the convention, West Palm Beach attorney Michelle R. Suskauer will be sworn in as the Bar’s 70th president. Vero Beach attorney John M. Stewart will be sworn in…

12th CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEWS FOR SARASOTA COUNTY COURT VACANCY

June 6th, 2018

The Twelfth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, in the Court Administration’s 8th Floor Conference Room at the Sarasota County Judicial Center, 2002 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, Florida 34237, to interview candidates to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sarasota County Court Judge Judy Goldman. The interviews, which…

MICHELLE SUSKAUER TO BECOME THE FLORIDA BAR’S 70TH PRESIDENT

June 6th, 2018

West Palm Beach attorney Michelle R. Suskauer (photo) will be sworn in as the 70th president of The Florida Bar when the Bar holds its Annual Convention from June 13-16 in Orlando. She will be sworn in at the General Assembly on Friday, June 15. Vero Beach attorney John M. Stewart will be sworn in…

JOHN M. STEWART TO BECOME FLORIDA BAR’S PRESIDENT-ELECT

June 6th, 2018

Vero Beach attorney John M. Stewart (photo) will become president-elect of The Florida Bar at its Annual Convention June 13-16 in Orlando. Stewart, who will take the leadership reins in June 2019, will be sworn in at the General Assembly on Friday, June 15, when West Palm Beach attorney Michelle R. Suskauer will be sworn…

FLORIDA BAR WILL HONOR MORE THAN 300 50-YEAR MEMBERS AT LUNCHEON

June 6th, 2018

The Florida Bar will honor 314 attorneys for 50 years of dedication to the practice of law during a luncheon at The Florida Bar Annual Convention at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando. To be recognized, attorneys must be members in good standing of The Florida Bar, active or inactive, and attain their 50th…

SEVENTEENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCY

June 5th, 2018

As a result of the resignation of Circuit Judge Michael L. Gates, the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications for one (1) vacancy on the Broward Circuit Court. 1. Applications for these Circuit Court vacancies must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 6, 2018, and should be delivered to: Seventeenth…

FIFTH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

June 1st, 2018

The Fifth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission announces a vacancy in the Fifth Judicial Circuit for circuit court judge due to the retirement of the Hon. Mark A. Nacke. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years and must be a registered voter. The person appointed must be a…