Apply by January 3 to be nominated for a Florida Judicial Nominating Commission!

This year there will be two vacancies on each of the 26 Judicial Nominating Commissions (JNC), which requires The Florida Bar to submit six attorneys for consideration for each circuit.  Applications must be submitted no later than 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in the Executive Director’s office of The Florida Bar. Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may click here to complete and download the new application form from the Bar’s website, www.floridabar.org, or should call (850) 561-5757 to obtain the application.

Get Involved with The Florida Bar!

Florida Bar committees are a meaningful and rewarding opportunity for Florida lawyers to enhance our profession and improve the services we provide. The annual committee preference forms for Bar members seeking appointment are now available at floridabar.org and are due by January 15.

President-elect Michelle Suskauer will make about 500 appointments to over 70 committees and she wants to make sure she has a diverse group of lawyers from which to choose. Every Florida Bar Committee and its description with current membership can be found on the Bar’s website.

 The Florida Bar Leadership Academy is looking for their new Academy Fellows!

The Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy is a multi-session training program designed to assist a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers in becoming better leaders within our profession, in their chosen path, while enhancing their leadership skills. Each year a select group is chosen to become Academy Fellows. Applications are due January 16 by 5:30p.m. Apply now to be a part of this exceptional program!

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