First DCA Tallahassee

Due to recent legislation (HB 7027), The Florida Bar has the opportunity to nominate 12 lawyers for each of the First, Second, Fifth, and the newly created Sixth district courts of appeal judicial nominating commissions to the governor for his appointment.

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. Refer to CS/HB 7027, for the realignment of appellate districts. 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.