Two lawyer vacancies for each of the 26 JNCs. The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for each judicial nominating commission to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2018. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of law and a served by the commission to which the member is applying. Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following completion of their term.
Applications must be submitted in the executive director’s office of The Florida Bar. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Screening committees of the Board of Governors will review all JNC applications. The Executive Committee will then make recommendations to the Board of Governors.
Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may download the new application form from the Bar’s website, www.floridabar.org, or should call Bar headquarters at 850-561-5757, to obtain the application. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 by January 3.