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11TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES APPLICANTS FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

April 2nd, 2018

MIAMI – The following individuals have applied to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for nomination to fill the vacancy in the Miami-Dade County Circuit Court resulting from the resignation of Judge Antonio Marin. * William Ira Altfield * Ayana N. Harris Michelle Barton-King Julie Harris Nelson * Alexander S. Bokor * Carlos Lopez *…

NINETEENTH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

April 2nd, 2018

On behalf of the Nineteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, please be advised that the commission will interview the following applicants for the vacancy created as a result of the resignation of Martin County Judge Curtis Disque. Applicant Interview Time (15 minutes) 1. Kate Bradford 8:30 – 8:45 2. Elysse A. Elder 8:55-9:10 3. Russell J….

EIGHTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – NOTICE OF UNION COUNTY COURT VACANCY

April 2nd, 2018

The Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a County Court vacancy in Union County due to the retirement of Judge Robert Bo Bayer. Applicants must meet the qualifications for a County Court Judge as set forth in the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes. All persons interested in applying must deliver a complete application and one…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 19 ATTORNEYS

March 27th, 2018

Summaries of orders issued Jan. 4 – Feb. 23, 2018 The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 19 attorneys – disbarring three, revoking the licenses of four, suspending 10, and publicly reprimanding two. Two attorneys were also ordered…

11th CIRCUIT JNC SENDS MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COURT NOMINEES TO GOVERNOR

March 26th, 2018

The Judicial Nomination Commission for the Eleventh Circuit has nominated the following individuals for the appointment to the Miami-Dade County Court vacancies resulting from the elevation of County Court Judge Spencer J. Multack to the Circuit Court and the death of County Court Judge Shelly J. Kravitz. Milena Abreu Ramiro Christen Areces Raul Antonio Cuervo…

SIX WIN ELECTION; FOUR FACE RUNOFFS FOR FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS SEATS; YLD BOARD OF GOVERNORS OUT-OF-STATE ELECTION HAS WINNER

March 26th, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – In eight contested Florida Bar Board of Governors elections, six candidates won election outright. In two races, four candidates will be in runoff elections to be decided in April. The Young Lawyers Division Out-of-State Board of Governors election also produced a winner. Bruce W. Robinson (Third Circuit, Seat 1); Michael Fox Orr (Fourth…

FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR CIRCUIT COURT

March 23rd, 2018

The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission met on Friday, March 23, 2018 and interviewed 9 applicants for the Circuit Court position created by the resignation of Circuit Judge Edward P. Nickinson, III. The commission is pleased to announce that the following nominees, listed in alphabetical order, have been forwarded to Governor Rick Scott: Barry Dickson…

20TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS

March 21st, 2018

The Twentieth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will interview the following applicants for the vacancy created as a result of the resignation of Circuit Judge Jay B. Rosman. APRIL 10, 2018 8:45 9:00 9:20 9:40 10:00 10:20-10:30 10:30 10:50 11:10 11:30 11:50 12:10-1:00 1:00 1:20 1:40 2:00 2:20 3:00-3:10 3:10 3:30 3:50 4:10 JNC meets in…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 20 ATTORNEYS

June 29th, 2017

Summaries of orders issued March 30 – May 25, 2017 The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 20 attorneys – disbarring three, revoking the licenses of seven, suspending six and publicly reprimanding four. Three attorneys received more than…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 20 ATTORNEYS

June 29th, 2017

Summaries of orders issued March 30 – May 25, 2017 The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 20 attorneys – disbarring three, revoking the licenses of seven, suspending six and publicly reprimanding four. Three attorneys received more than…