The Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims will meet August 7 at 1 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center for the purpose of interviewing the following judges of compensation claims for reappointment; Eduardo Almeyda (MIA) and Neal Pitts (ORL).
The commission will also interview candidates for pending vacancies in District Gainesville (to replace Judge Renee Hill; appointment anticipated fall 2017) and District Tallahassee (to replace Judge John Lazzara; appointment anticipated spring 2018).
The commission will also interview applicants for appointment to serve as a commissioner.
The appointee must reside in the Second District Court of Appeal jurisdictional area (Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk, or Sarasota counties).
Application forms for reappointment and appointment as judge and for appointed commissioner are on the OJCC website at www.fljcc.org, under the “Statewide Judicial Nominating Commission” tab.
Applications (one original) shall be submitted to Lisa Mustain, The Division of Administrative Hearings, The DeSoto Building, 1230 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee 32399-3060 or [email protected].us, no later than Thursday, July 6, by 5 p.m. Eastern Time.