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Thursday, November 07, 2019
JNC SENDS NAMES TO GOV. DESANTIS FOR SEVEN CIRCUIT & COUNTY OPENINGS
THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE .....
The JNC for the 11th Judicial Circuit has been very busy. There are currently three open seats on the Circuit Court due to the resignation of Judges John Thornton and Diane Ward, and the appointment of Judge Renatha Francis to the 15th Circuit Court (Palm Beach County).
There are currently four open seats on the County Court due to the elevation to the Circuit Court bench of Judges Altfield, Beovides, and Shearson Cruz, and the resignation of Judge Slom.
The JNC interviewed a total of 38 candidates for the openings. They considered 12 candidates for both Circuit and County; 8 candidates for Circuit Court only; and 18 candidates for County Court only.
Today, the JNC has nominated 15 names for the three open Circuit Court seats and they nominated 23 names for the four opening Son the County Court. Eight of those named were nominated for both Circuit and County.
The list below shows the time of the interview, followed by the name, followed by what the JNC was interviewing the candidate for (in small letters), followed by what, if anything, the candidate was nominated for (in caps).
8:30 a.m. Ramiro Christen Areces, circuit CIRCUIT
8:35 a.m. Jason Bloch, circuit CIRCUIT
8:40 a.m. Karl Brown, county/circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
8:45 a.m. Rachel Canfield, county
8:55 a.m. Raul Antonio Cuervo, circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
9 a.m. Jeffrey Cynamon, county
9:10 a.m. Madelin D’Arce, county/circuit COUNTY
9:20 a.m. Miesha S Darrough, county/circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
9:25 a.m. Renier Diaz de la Portilla, county
9:35 a.m. Christina DiRaimondo, circuit CIRCUIT
9:40 a.m. Elisabeth Espinosa, county COUNTY
9:50 a.m. Elsa Fernandez, county
10 a.m. Michael H. Galex, county/circuit COUNTY
10:10 a.m. Carlos H. Gamez, county COUNTY
10:20 a.m. Rita Gonzalez Cuervo, county
10:25 a.m. Christopher Green, county/circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
11:05 a.m. Blanca Greenwood, county COUNTY
11:10 a.m. Marcia Hansen, county COUNTY
11:20 a.m. Ayana Harris, county/circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
11:25 a.m. Julie Harris Nelson, county/circuit COUNTY
11:30 a.m. Peter Heller, county/circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
11:35 a.m. Kevin Hellman, county/circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
11:45 a.m. Zachary N. James, circuit CIRCUIT
11:50 a.m. Scott M. Janowitz, county/circuit CIRCUIT COUNTY
11:55 a.m. Amy Josefsberg Ederi, county
1:05 p.m. Jeffrey Kolokoff, county COUNTY
1:15 p.m. Gale Lewis, county/circuit COUNTY
1:20 p.m. Steven Lieberman, county COUNTY
1:25 p.m. Joseph J. Mansfield, circuit CIRCUIT
1:30 p.m. Griska Mena, county COUNTY
1:35 p.m. Hilton Napoleon II, county/circuit COUNTY
1:45 p.m. Steven Paulson, county
1:55 p.m. Luis Perez-Medina, circuit CIRCUIT
2 p.m. Christopher Pracitto, county COUNTY
2:05 p.m. Cristina Rivera Correa, county COUNTY
2:15 p.m. Patricia Salman, county
2:25 p.m. Robert T Watson, circuit CIRCUIT
2:30 p.m. Craig Weissberg, county COUNTY
The Governor has 60 days to make his selections.
CAPTAIN OUT .......