The Florida Bar
SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION – CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE VACANCY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2016
CONTACT: Todd A. Jennings, Esq., Chair; email@example.com
Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: (727) 444-1410
The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a judicial vacancy in the Circuit Court of the Sixth Judicial Circuit due to the retirement of the Honorable J. Thomas McGrady. The Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission seeks applications for nomination from all persons who meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the Florida Constitution. The individual appointed to this position should expect to serve in Dade City, Florida.
Applicants must be able to fulfill the Constitutional qualifications before assuming the office of Circuit Court Judge, which require the person to be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar for the preceding five (5) years, a resident of the Sixth Judicial Circuit, and a registered voter in the State of Florida.
Application forms for the judgeship may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website, www.floridabar.org. Applications can also be obtained from the Commission Chair, Todd A. Jennings, whose address and electronic mail address appear below. As of August 1, 2014, there have been changes made to the Application for Judicial Seat, including, but not limited to, the requirement to complete a Form 6, Full and Public Disclosure of Financial Interest. Applicants must complete the current Application for Judicial Seat.
The original completed Application with attachments, one copy of the original with attachments that has been redacted as required by the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, a flash drive with both original and redacted Applications with attachments, and a recent photo must be delivered to Todd A. Jennings, Chairman, Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission at the address below no later than noon on Friday, January 29, 2016. Incomplete applications and applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Todd A. Jennings, Chairman
625 Court Street, Suite 200
Clearwater, Florida 33756
Interviews will be conducted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 and Thursday, March 3, 2016. Please plan accordingly. Applicants receiving interviews will be notified of the date and time of his or her interview by the end of business on Friday, February 19, 2016.
A list of the Sixth Circuit JNC members is available on the Florida Bar’s website. Questions should be directed to Todd A. Jennings, Chair, Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.