Deadlines extended for JNC nominations in the Third, 14th, and 16th judicial circuits

first_img Deadlines extended for JNC nominations in the Third, 14th, and 16th judicial circuits Judicial Nominating Commissions: Two lawyer vacancies for the Third, 14th, and 16th circuit JNCs. The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for each vacancy to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1. Applicants must be engaged in the practice of law and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying. Applicants must comply with state financial disclosure laws. 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 four-year term.Persons interested in applying for any of these JNC vacancies may obtain an application from the Bar’s Web site at www.floridabar.org, or by calling Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5600, ext. 5757. Applications must be received in The Florida Bar’s Executive Director’s Office at 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 or by fax at (850) 561-5826 no later than 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 28. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Screening committees of the Board of Governors will review all JNC applications. The committee will then make recommendations to the Board of Governors. February 15, 2006 Regular News Deadlines extended for JNC nominations in the Third, 14th, and 16th judicial circuitslast_img read more