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First JNC accepting judicial applications

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The First Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to fill a circuit vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Paul A. Rasmussen.

Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter, and must be a resident of the First Judicial Circuit.

Applications can be downloaded from the Bar’s website at

The judge appointed to replace Judge Rasmussen will be assigned to the Juvenile Court in Escambia County handling delinquency, dependency, termination of parental rights, and other cases as assigned until at least January 2015.

An original and 10 copies of the completed application must be received by Sally Fox, JNC Chair, 30 South Spring Street, Pensacola 32502, no later than noon on May 4. Potential applicants who have questions may contact Fox at (850) 433-6581.

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