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8TH CIRCUIT JNC NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

April 24th, 2020

The Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has received the following timely submitted applications for the Circuit Court vacancy because of the retirement of Chief Judge James P. Nilon: Glenn E. Bryan Jodi H. Cason Katherine L. Floyd Julie C. Johnson Craig McCarthy Monica Perez-McMillen Kelly R. McNeal Nathan A. Skop Bruce M. Smith Julie R….

1st DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES LIST OF NOMINEES FOR DISTRICT COURT VACANCY

April 24th, 2020

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission vetted all 11 applicants for the vacancy created by the resignation of the Hon. Judge James Wolf. The following individuals, listed alphabetically, have been nominated to Gov. Ron DeSantis for consideration to fill that vacancy: James “Scott” Duncan Robert Long Jr. Gary Perko Cristine Russell The…

1st DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION

April 22nd, 2020

The meeting of the First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission scheduled for April 22 has been canceled because of technical difficulties with the public access phone line and will be rescheduled soon. ### About The Florida Bar Founded in 1949, The Florida Bar serves the legal profession for the protection and benefit of…

11th CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES COUNTY COURT JUDGE VACANCIES

April 21st, 2020

MIAMI – Gov. Ron DeSantis asked the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide a list of nominees for the vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judges Zachary James and Lody Jean. The commission requests that interested candidates submit applications for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for county court…

9th CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF ORANGE COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

April 20th, 2020

ORLANDO – Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with names of highly qualified nominees for one Orange County Court judicial vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Maureen Bell. The commission requires interested candidates to submit a complete application for consideration. Applicants must have been a member…

9th Circuit JNC Announces Meeting

April 20th, 2020

The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will hold an organizational meeting via telephone Friday, April 24, at 3 p.m.  The meeting will be open to the public. The public may attend by calling 866-453-5550; use PIN number 5859940. About The Florida Bar Founded in 1949, The Florida Bar serves the legal profession for the protection and benefit…

4th DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION LIST OF INTERVIEW TIMES OF APPLICANTS AND ZOOM ATTENDANCE

April 20th, 2020

Based on developments with the COVID-19 issues, restrictions imposed by governmental entities, applicable legal authority and with concern for the safety of the applicants, the commissioners, and the public, applicants will be interviewed for nomination to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Carole Y. Taylor on Monday, April 27, remotely using Zoom….

1ST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF INTERVIEWS

April 16th, 2020

The First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission received 11 applications for the vacancy on the First District Court of Appeal created by the resignation of Judge James Wolf. Nine of the 11 applicants were interviewed by the JNC on August 29-30, 2019, for the vacancies created by the resignations of Judges Allen Windsor…

2ND CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

April 15th, 2020

As a result of the elevation of the Hon. Anthony Miller, there is a vacancy on the Leon County Court bench. Gov. Ron DeSantis has asked the Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide him with highly qualified nominees for this vacancy, by no later than Monday, May 25. Complete, unredacted applications for this vacancy…

4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION ANNOUNCES DUVAL COUNTY COURT VACANCY AND INTERVIEW DATE

April 14th, 2020

As a result of the appointment of the Hon. Anthony Salem to the Fourth Judicial Circuit, 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 for…