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Nominating petitions sought for a 12th Circuit Board of Governors vacancy


Board of Governors SealExecutive Director Joshua E. Doyle has announced a vacancy on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar due to the resignation of 12th Circuit board member F. Scott Westheimer.  Westheimer was finishing out a two-year term on the board.

The office commences on June 24 and continues for a term ending June 23, 2023, or until a successor is elected and qualifies.

Pursuant to Rule 2-3.9, nominating petitions for the vacancy must be filed with the office of the Executive Director on or before 5 p.m., Monday, February 14.  Election ballots will be emailed or mailed on or before Tuesday, March 1 and voted ballots must be received by 11:59 p.m. on March 21.

Nominating petitions for the 12th Circuit vacancy must be signed by no fewer than five members in good standing whose official Bar address is in the 12th Judicial Circuit.  Nominating petition forms may be obtained by downloading from the Bar’s website,, or by contacting the Executive Director’s office at The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300, telephone 850-561-5759.

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