Wednesday, June 8, 2011

15TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION Seeks applicants after Judge Maass resignation

May 26, 2011
Contact:  John F. Mariani, Esq.
Chairperson, 15th Circuit Judicial
Nominating Commission
Telephone:  (561) 650-8528

WEST PALM BEACH - - The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Rick Scott with nominees for the vacancy in the Palm Beach Circuit Court that will result from the resignation of Judge Elizabeth Maass effective May 31, 2011.

Each person interested in applying must deliver a completed application plus nine copies and one compact disk or flash drive containing a duplicate of the completed application in Adobe.pdf format to:

Palm Beach County Bar Association Office
1601 Belvedere Road, Suite 302 East
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Applicants must be able to fulfill the Constitutional qualifications before assuming the office of Circuit Court Judge, which require the applicant to be a member of The Florida Bar for the last five years, a resident of Palm Beach County, and a registered voter of the State of Florida.

All applications must be delivered by Thursday, June 23, 2011, 5:00 p.m.  Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.  The application form may be downloaded from The Florida Bar's website at  The inclusion of a recent photograph is required.

NOTE TO APPLICANTS: In order to assist the Judicial Nominating Commission in its review of applications, all questions in the application must be answered fully and completely. In addition, applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel, and references because those individuals will be contacted. If there is requested information missing from an application, the Judicial Nominating Commission will consider the applicant's lack of effort in submitting a complete application.

Interviews will be conducted  on July 14, 2011 and, if needed, July 15, 2011.


TELEPHONE:  (561) 650-8528


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