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Scott makes JNC appointments

Jan 11, 2019 Regular News

On his last day in office, former Gov. Rick Scott made eight appointments to various judicial nominating commissions, all for terms beginning January 7:

Valerie Barnhart was appointed to the 17th Circuit JNC for a term ending July 1, 2019.

William Shepard was appointed to the 15th Circuit JNC for a term ending July 1, 2022.

Jeff Aaron, James Schulte, and Mary Nardella were appointed to the Ninth Circuit JNC for terms ending July 1, 2022.

Robert Spottswood and Lindsey Friedman were appointed to the Third District Court of Appeal JNC for terms ending July 1, 2020.

Peter Penrod was appointed to the First District Court of Appeal JNC for a term ending July 1, 2020.

Aaron, Spottswood, and Penrod were direct appointees by the governor, the rest were from slates nominated by The Florida Bar.