Applications sought for 8th Circuit judge spot
Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 at 1:49 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, July 12, 2013 at 1:49 p.m.
Applicants for the vacant 8th Circuit Court judge seat to replace the retired Judge David Glant are being sought by the circuit's judicial nomination commission.
Applicants must be members in good standing of the Florida Bar for the past five years, be residents of the 8th Circuit and be a registered voter in Florida.
Glant recently retired after first being elected to the circuit bench in 2002.
Application packages are available at www.flgov.com by clicking the “Judicial” tab or on the bar's website at www.floridabar.org
The original application and nine copies must be received by 5 p.m. on Thursday at Donnelly & Gross, P.A., ATTN: Paul Donnelly, chair, 2421 NW 41st St., Suite A-1, Gainesville, FL 32606.
Applications postmarked prior to Thursday, July 18, 2013, but received after this date will not be accepted. After the application deadline, the nominating commission will contact applicants to be interviewed to confirm a time, date and location.
Gov. Rick Scott will review the recommendations of the nominating commission and select the judge.