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Want to serve on a judicial nominating commission? Now is the time to apply


The Florida Bar buildingThe Florida Bar is now accepting applications from lawyers interested in serving on a judicial nominating commission.

Judicial Nominating Commissions: One attorney vacancy for each of the 27 JNCs. The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate three lawyers for each JNC to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2024. 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.

Applications will be accepted until close of business on Friday, December 15. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Screening committees of the Board of Governors will review all JNC applications. The Executive Committee will then make recommendations to the Board of Governors.

Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may download the Florida Bar’s JNC Application for Appointment to begin the application process. If you require assistance, call Bar headquarters at 850-561-5757 or email [email protected].

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