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SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY

Thursday, September 28, 2017  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 27, 2017

Contact: Cynthia Sullivan Oster, Chair; osterc@hillsboroughcounty.org

Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission

TELEPHONE: (813) 307-3127

 

SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY

 

The Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for a vacancy on the Second District Court of Appeal, created by the constitutionally mandated retirement of Judge Douglas A. Wallace. An applicant must be a resident within the jurisdiction of the Second District Court of Appeal, a registered voter and a member of The Florida Bar for the past 10 years.

 

Applications can be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website at www.floridabar.org. Click on the “News & Events Link,” scroll down to “Publications,” click on the “Publications” link to “Bar Forms & Applications,” scroll through to “Judicial Nominating Commission Applications” and click on the link to “Application for Judicial Seat.” Applicants will be asked to provide their names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and email addresses to facilitate communication with the commission.

 

Applicants must submit a fully completed original and 10 printed copies of the application to: Cynthia Sullivan Oster, Chair, Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 27th Floor, Tampa, FL 33601-1110, no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. A recent photograph should be attached to the original and each copy.

 

In addition, applicants are requested to provide one electronic unredacted (PDF) copy of the application and one electronic redacted (PDF) copy of the application for submission in response to public records requests. Any material redacted must be exempt from public inspection pursuant to Chapter 119 and Florida’s public records law. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Applicants and the public will be advised in subsequent new releases of dates of commission meetings relating to this vacancy. Members of judiciary, The Florida Bar and the public are urged to contact the members of the commission concerning applicants. The commission will submit nominees for this vacant judgeship to Gov. Rick Scott on or before Nov. 27, 2017.

 

A list of members of the Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission is available from The Florida Bar’s website. Questions should be directed to Cynthia Sullivan Oster, Chair, Second District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission, at (813) 307-3127 or osterc@hillsboroughcounty.org.

 

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