8TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 14, 2016
CONTACT: Norm D. Fugate, Chair, norm@normdfugatepa.com,
or S. Scott Walker, Vice Chair, scott@foldsandwalker.com
Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: (352) 528-0019

8TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

The Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a Circuit Court vacancy following the retirement of Chief Judge Robert Roundtree.

An applicant must have been a member of the Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a registered voter and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time of assuming office.

Anyone interested in applying must deliver a complete application and one copy (by mail or hand delivery) to:

8th Judicial Nominating Commission
c/o Brian S. Kramer
8th Circuit State Attorney’s Office
120 W. University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601

Each applicant also must submit two copies of the application in PDF format via email to norm@normdfugatepa.com. One of the PDF copies should be submitted in redacted format and one in non-redacted format. Redacted format means that the document is submitted with redactions of all information that is confidential and/or exempt from the public right of access under Article I, Section 24(a) of the Florida Constitution. (For more information, refer to the 2016 Sunshine Manual, http://www.myfloridalegal.com/sun.nsf/sunmanual)

The deadline for submitting an application is Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, by 4 p.m. EST.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s JNC webpage.

The inclusion of a photograph is encouraged. Applicants should be aware that, if selected for an interview, the commission has set a tentative date of Feb. 1, 2017, for interviews.

A list of the members of the Eighth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is available from The Florida Bar’s website.