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Whenever a judicial vacancy occurs, the governor fills the vacancy by appointment from a list of candidates nominated by the circuit’s Judicial Nominating Commission.

Applications for nomination to a judicial seat and applications for appointment to serve on a Judicial Nominating Commission can be found on this page; Judicial Nominating Commission member lists can be found here.

4th Judicial Circuit

As a result of the resignation of the Hon. John H. Skinner, there will be a vacancy on the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court bench.  Applications must be received by Tuesday, Feb. 19.

10th Judicial Circuit

The 10th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces one new circuit court vacancy due to the elevation of Judge Andrea Teves Smith. Applications must be submitted by Feb. 22.