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Public Notice Announcing the 2018 Judicial Nominating Commission Nominations to Be Made By The Florida Bar

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:58 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2017
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5757

The Florida Bar

 

2018 JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOMINATIONS TO BE MADE BY THE FLORIDA BAR


Judicial Nominating Commissions: Two lawyer vacancies for each of the 26 JNCs. The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate six lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to Gov. Rick Scott for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2018. 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 must be submitted no later than 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in the Executive Director’s office of The Florida Bar. 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 click here to complete and download the new application form from the Bar's website, www.floridabar.org, or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the application. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300 by the January 3rd deadline date.

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