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Friday, October 21, 2016
WELCOME OUR NEWEST JUDGE, ALEXANDER BOKOR
THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
YOUR NEWEST COUNTY COURT JUDGE IS .....
ALEXANDER S. BOKOR
Congratulations to Mr. Bokor who was appointed earlier tonight to the open seat on the County Court created by the resignation of Judge Jacqueline Schwartz.
We last covered the JNC nominating process on September 1, 2016 in a post that can be read here.
Alexander Spicola Bokor is 38 years old and he is an 11 year member of The Florida Bar. He is currently employed as an Assistant County Attorney working for the Miami Dade County Attorney's Office since 2008. He handles litigation cases and has worked as legal counsel for the Miami Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works, the Property Appraiser's Office and the Tax Collector's Office. He began his legal career with Jones Day in 2002 and worked for Kozyak Tropin from 2006-2008. You can read Judge Bokor's entire bio by going here.
Mr. Bokor was chosen by Governor Scott over Ramiro C. Areces, Raul Cuervo, Elijah Levitt, Joseph Mansfield, and Julie Harris Nelson.
YOUR NEXT CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE WILL BE .....
Chosen from among the 15 finalists that are being interviewed next week by the JNC to replace Judge Blake. On Friday, October 28, 2016, the following attorneys and County Court Judges are scheduled to be interviewed, (we have it on good word that the number has been reduced to 14):
9:30 a.m. Raul A. Cuervo
9:50 a.m. Andrea Ricker Wolfson
10:10 a.m. Spencer Jet Multack
10:30 a.m. Alexander Spicola Bokor
11:10 a.m. Jason Emilios Dimitris
11:30 a.m. Pamela M. Gordon
11:50 a.m. Joseph J. Mansfield
12:10 p.m. Lourdes Simon
1:30 p.m. Elijah A. Levitt
1:50 p.m. Victoria del Pino
2:10 p.m. Jason E. Bloch
2:30 p.m. Wendell Mitchell Graham
3:10 p.m. Milena Abreu
3:30 p.m. Ayana N. Harris
3:50 p.m. Carlos Alberto Lopez, Jr.
The JNC will send between 4-6 names to Governor Scott and he will have 60 days to make the appointment. Therefore, we should have a new Circuit Court Judge by no later than New Year's Eve.
CAPTAIN OUT .....