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Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission application deadline extended

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The Florida Bar Protecting Rights, Pursuing Justice, Promoting Professionalism sealThe Florida Bar has extended the deadline to apply for a seat on the Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to October 19.

The Bar must nominate three lawyers to the governor for his appointment to fill one lawyer vacancy on the JNC. The appointee will serve the remainder of a four-year term, commencing immediately upon appointment.

Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of law and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying.  Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following completion of their term.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may click here to complete and download the Judicial Nominating Commission application form from the Bar’s website, www.floridabar.org, or should call Bar headquarters at 850-561-5757, 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 to [email protected], no later than 5:30 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2020.  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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