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Deadline extended to apply to be a judge of compensation claims in second and third state appellate districts

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The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during the May 12, 2023, meeting.

Statewide Nominating Commission for Judges of Compensation Claims: Two attorneys from the territorial jurisdictions of the second and third state appellate districts to serve staggered four-year terms 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.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies 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 no later than Monday, April 10, 2023.  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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