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Board to make JEAC appointment in March


The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its March 20, 2020 meeting:

Supreme Court’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee: One lawyer to fill a four-year term commencing July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2024. This is a 12-member committee that renders 20–25 written advisory opinions a year to inquiring judges and judicial candidates regarding application of the Code of Judicial Conduct to specific instances of contemplated judicial and nonjudicial conduct. The committee meets once a year at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention and attendance is strongly encouraged. The majority of the committee’s work, however, is undertaken via email and phone conferencing. The committee is also responsible for judicial campaign conduct forums scheduled in election years.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download the Application for Special Appointment or should call Bar headquarters at 850-561-5757 to obtain the application form. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 or submitted via email to [email protected] no later than the close of business on Friday, February 7, 2020. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

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