Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Posted April 28, 2016 by Tallahassee Bar Association

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SECOND CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION SUBMITS SIX NAMES TO GOVERNOR SCOTT FOR CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2016
CONTACT: Rick Figlio, Chair; rfiglio@ausley.com
Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 850-224-9115

The Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) for the Second Circuit has submitted six names to Governor Rick Scott for consideration and appointment to fill the vacancy on the Leon County Circuit Court created by the resignation of Judge George Reynolds. The nominees are:

1. Alan Abramowitz
2. Eddie Dean Evans
3. Robert E. Long, Jr.
4. Marion Drew Parker
5. Halley Stephens
6. Amanda Wall

The JNC received twelve applications for this vacancy and interviewed ten applicants on April 28, 2016, at the Leon County Courthouse Annex. The Governor now has sixty days to make the appointment.

The members of the Judicial Nominating Commission include the following: Rick Figlio, Chair, Christi Gray, Vice Chair, J. Andrew Atkinson, Rob Clarke, Fred Dudley, Darrick D. McGhee, Chasity O’Steen, Kristina R. Osterhaus, and Stuart Williams.