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Deadline extended to apply for a seat on the Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation from the second appellate district


GavelThe Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy:

Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims: One attorney from the territorial jurisdiction of the second state appellate district to serve a four-year term commencing July 3, 2023. All applicants must be members of the Bar who are engaged in the practice of law. No attorney who appears before any judge of compensation claims more than four times a year is eligible to serve on the commission, pursuant to F.S. §440.45(2)(b). In addition, commissioners are not eligible for state judicial vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit, for two years following the expiration of their term. Commissioners are subject to Florida financial disclosure laws. Meetings and deliberations are open to the public.

Applications will be accepted until the minimum number required has been received. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. The Executive Committee of the Board of Governors will then make recommendations to the Board of Governors.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download the application for special appointment or call Bar headquarters at 850-561-3127, 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.

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