Newsroom

Our newsroom serves as a resource for news from and about and for the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association as well as news items pertinent to the legal community.

October 25, 2021  JNC Annouces Applicants and Interview Schedule

October 18, 2021  JNC Extends Deadline for Applications

September 29. 2021 JNC, First Judicial Circuit -- Public Notice of Court Vacancy

September 28, 2021  Invitation to the the Investiture of The Honorable Barry E. Dickson, Jr. 

September 28, 2021  JNC Public Notice Announcing Nominees for Circuit Court Judge

September 21, 2021 Changes to Escambia County Clerk's Operations

September 21, 2021 Public Notice -- Applications being accepted for Full-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge Position

September 15, 2021  Notice of Applicants for Cicuit Court Judge and Interview Schedule -- JNC, First Judicial Circuit 

August 26, 2021  AO 2021-27 CERTIFICATION OF PROCESS SERVERS 

August 25, 2021  ECAD 2021-04  JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS JUDGE DAVID J. OBERLIESEN

August 19, 2021  JNC Notice of Circuit Court Vacancy 

August 16, 2021 AO 2021-24 RE: CIRCUIT ONE FIRST STEP, INC

August 4, 2021 AO 2021-22 COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS AND OPERATIONAL MEASURES

August 3, 2021 AO 2021-21 APPOINTMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT HEARING OFFICER CHRISTOPHER A. FERRY

August 2, 2021 Invitation to the Investiture of The Honorable Clifton A. Drake

August 1, 2021 Invitation to the Investiture of The Honorable David J. Oberliesen 

July 22, 2021  FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - PUBLIC NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

July 22, 2021  AO 2021-19 CREATION OF CIRCUIT COURT DIV B AND ESCAMBIA COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENTS EFFECTIVE JAN 3 2022

June 21, 2021  AD 2021-03 SUBMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS FOR ORDERS IN CIVIL PROCEEDINGS

June 14, 2021  AO 2021-17 COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS AND UPDATED OPERATIONAL MEASURES

June 10, 2021  AO 2021-16 JUDICIAL ASSINGMENT APPOINTMENT OF FIRST JUDIICIAL CIRCUIT ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGES

April 1, 2021 - 2021 Liberty Bell Award Nominations Form

March 24, 2021 - JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION, FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - NOTICE OF ANNOUNCING NOMINEES FOR ESCAMBIA COUNTY COURT JUDGE

March 22, 2021 - #MemberMonday Lauren A. Merritt

March 15, 2021 - #MemberMonday Stephanie Taylor

March 12, 2021 - JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION, FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - NOTICE OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

March 8, 2021 - #MemberMonday Ashley Marie Armstrong

March 1, 2021 - #MemberMonday Daniel P. Saba

February 26, 2021 - FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION - NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

February 25, 2021 - AO2021-05 APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGE CIRCUITWIDE SANTA ROSA COUNTY 2021-2023

February 22, 2021 - #MemberMonday Christopher Klotz

February 8, 2021 - #MemberMonday Daniel E. Harrell

February 4, 2021 - JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION, FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCIES

February 1, 2021 - #MemberMonday Robert C. Allen

January 25, 2021 - #MemberMonday T. Andrew Marks

January 15, 2021 - AO2021-01 TRANSFER OF PENDING APPEALS FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT TO THE FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF APPEALS

January 14, 2021 - Temporary Operations Change - First Judicial Circuit Court

January 13, 2021 - Fred Levin's Obituary

January 11, 2021 - #MemberMonday J. Donovan Whibbs

January 6, 2021 - Recodification of City of Pensacola Code of Ordinances - 2020

January 4, 2021 - #MemberMonday Stephen B. Shell

January 4, 2021 - AO2020-43 JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENT CIRCUIT/COUNTY

January 4, 2021 -AO2020-42 JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENT COUNTY/CIRCUIT

January 4, 2021 - AO2020-39 COURT HOLIDAY CLOSURES FOR 2022

December 30, 2020 - Notice of Change to Attorney Filing of Proposed Orders

December 28, 2020 - #MemberMonday Bobby J. Bradford

December 15, 2020 - AMENDED 2020-40 TRANSFER OF PENDING APPEALS FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT TO THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL

December 14, 2020 - #MemberMonday William K. Thames

December 7, 2020 - #MemberMonday Michelle A. Olliff

December 3, 2020 - SRCAD2020-03 SRC Circuit Division Assignments

December 2, 2020 - 2020-41 Judicial Assignment of Senior Judges 2021

November 30, 2020 - #MemberMonday Steven D. Jurnovoy

November 23, 2020 - #MemberMonday Alfred J. Lojo

November 16, 2020 - #MemberMonday Nathan C. Bess

November 6, 2020 - Directory Specialty Listing Form – indicating Board Certifications & Areas of Practice

November 6, 2020 - Directory Mediation Listing Form

November 6, 2020 - Directory Other State Admissions Form

November 6, 2020 - Additional Directory Order Form

November 5, 2020 - Mentoring Town Hall for Voluntary Bars and the Young Lawyers Division

October 26, 2020 - #MemberMonday Gary W. Huston

October 23, 2020 - Manna General Food Drive Items October 2020

October 22, 2020 - SRCAD 2020-02, Order Vacating Administrative Directive 2005-03

October 19, 2020 - #MemberMonday R. John Westberry

October 12, 2020 - #MemberMonday Gregory P. Fayard

October 9, 2020 - ECAD 2020-09 JUDICIAL ASSIGNMENT - DIVISION 4 - BARRY E. DICKSON JR

October 7, 2020 - Administrative Order 2020-38 COVID-19 SUMMONING OF JURORS AND EXCUSAL POSTPONEMENT PROCESS

October 5, 2020 - Administrative Order No. AOSC20-88 In Re:  Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Santa Rosa County in the First Judicial Circuit

October 5, 2020 - Administrative Order No. AOSC20-87 In Re:  Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Escambia County in the First Judicial Circuit

October 5, 2020 - Administrative Order No. AOSC20-86 In Re:  Emergency Request to Extend Time Periods Under All Florida Rules of Procedure for Okaloosa and Walton Counties in the First Judicial Circuit

September 11, 2020 - ESAD 2020-08 COVID-19 Pandemic Escambia County Phase 2 Operations

September 3, 2020 - AO2020-35 COVID-19 Resumption of Full Phase 2 Operations and Employee Screening Policy

August 28, 2020 - Administrative Order No. 2020-34 Phase 2 - Summoning of Jurors and Excusal/Posteponement Process

August 27, 2020 - 2020-2021 ESRBA Membership Renewal Form

August 18, 2020 - Administrative Order No. 2020-31 -- Standing Family Law Order

August 13, 2020 - Destigmatizing Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues

August 13, 2020 - JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION, FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT - NOTICE OF ANNOUNCING NOMINEES FOR ESCAMBIA COUNTY COURT JUDGE

August 10, 2020 - #MemberMonday J. Nixon Daniel, III

August 5, 2020 - JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT -- NOTICE OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

August 3, 2020 - #MemberMonday Kim Skievaski

July 27, 2020 - #MemberMonday Lucian Hodges

July 20, 2020 - #MemberMonday H. Bart Fleet

July 17, 2020 - 2020-26 AMENDED COMPREHENSIVE COVID19 PHASE 2 OPERATIONAL PLAN FOR THE 1ST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

July 16, 2020 - FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION -- NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

July 13, 2020 - #MemberMonday Kenenth R. Fountain

July 6, 2020 - #MemberMonday Bridget Graham

June 30, 2020 - ESAD2020-07 Escambia County Judicial Rotation - Division Q and Division IV

June 30, 2020 - Notice of County Court Vacancy

June 25, 2020 - JNC Annual Meeting

June 11, 2020 - William S. Meador Award Nominations

June 5, 2020 - 2020-22 COVID-19 PHASE II TRANSITION OPERATIONAL PLAN FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

June 5, 2020 - 2020-21 COVID-19 PHASE II TRANSITION PLAN FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

June 3, 2020 - INVITATION TO APPLY FOR 2020 VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD SPECIAL MAGISTRATE SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA

June 3, 2020 - SANTA ROSA COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE COUNSEL TO THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD (VAB)

June 2, 2020 - Enhanced Screening for COVID-19 to be Implemented for Escambia County and Santa Rosa County Courthouses

June 1, 2020 - SRCAD 2020-01, Courthouse Entry

May 22, 2020 - Escambia County AD2020-05 Courtroom Operations Beginning June 1, 2020

May 19, 2020 - Best Practices Guidlines

May 13, 2020 - Ad for VAB Counsel

May 13, 2020 - Ad for Special Magistrate

April 27, 2020 - FY2020-2021 CONFLICT COUNSEL APPLICATION

April 27, 2020 - FY2020-2021 CONFLICT COUNSEL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

April 16, 2020 - JNC Notice of Nominees

April 8, 2020 - ESAD 2020-04 ESCAMBIA COUNTY MISSION CRITICAL COURT PROCEEDINGS EXTENTION

April 8, 2020 - 2020-16 COVID-19 EXTENDING AO2020-08/09/11/12 ESSENTIAL AND CRITICAL TRIAL COURT PROCEESINGS

April 6, 2020 - #MemberMonday Rebecca D. Gilliland

April 6, 2020 - 2020-15 COVID-19 TEMP OMNIBUS ORDER IN DELINQ. CASES REGARDING OTTIC-FTA CUSTODY ORDERS

April 6, 2020 - 2020-14 ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ALTERNATIVE SANCTIONS PROGRAMS FOR FELONY OFFENDERS

April 6, 2020 - 2020-13 COVID-19 TEMPORARY EXTENSION FOR FILING OF ANNUAL ACCOUNTINGS

April 2, 2020 - Resources to Share

April 1, 2020 - AD2020-03 Escambia County Critical Mission Court Proceedings

April 1, 2020 - JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION, FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT-- NOTICE OF APPLICANTS FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

March 31, 2020 - AO 2020-12 Administration of Cases in Which Defendant Arrested on Warrant from Another Jurisdiction

March 31, 2020 - AO 2020-11 Additional Procedures for Criminal Competency Hearings

March 30, 2020 - A Zoom Trial Guide

March 27, 2020 - 5 Things to Help Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

March 25, 2020 - ESRBA's COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Plan – Phase 2

March 23, 2020 - 2020-09 COVID-19 PANDEMIC – EMERGENCY PROCEDURES FOR VISITATION IN DEPENDENCY CASES

March 23, 2020 - ESAD 2020-02 MISSION CRITICAL COURT PROCEEDINGS

March 23, 2020 - WAL COVID-19 Essential and Critical Trial Court Proceedings Plan

March 23, 2020 - Admin Dir Walton County

March 23, 2020 - SRC Essential Functions Plan Memo to Chief Judge March 20, 202003202020104314

March 23, 2020 - OCAD2020-03 s-block

March 23, 2020 - OCAD2020-02 s-block

March 20, 2020 - The Coronavirus Outbreak is a Referendum on Virtual Practice: How Quickly Can Your Law Firm Get Up to Speed? 

March 20, 2020 - ESRBA's Responce to COVID-19

March 20, 2020 - Administrative Order No. 2020-08

March 19, 2020 - FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION PUBLIC NOTICE OF EXTENSION & NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

March 18, 2020 - AO2020-07 PANDEMIC EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

March 9, 2020 - #MemberMonday Matthew P. Massey

March 6, 2020 - NOTICE OF CIRCUIT COURT VACANCY

March 2, 2020 - #MemberMonday Earlynn Stillwell

February 24, 2020 - #MemberMonday M. Melissa Smith

February 10, 2020 - #MemberMonday Charles F. James IV

February 3, 2020 - #MemberMonday Kenneth L. Brooks, Jr.

January 13, 2020 - #MemberMonday Robert R. Kimmel

January 6, 2020 - #MemberMonday Margaret Stopp

December 30, 2019 - #MemberMonday Timothy A, Weaver

December 16, 2019 - #MemberMonday Alexis Kessler

December 2, 2019 - #MemberMonday C. Phil Hall

November 26, 2019 - SRCAD 2019-04, RE-OPENING OF CLOSED FAMILY LAW CASES

November 11, 2019 - #MemberMonday John A. Campbell

November 1, 2019 - FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEY APPLICATION

November 1, 2019 - FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT APPOINTED  ATTORNEY APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

October 28, 2019 - #MemberMonday Shannan D. de Jesus

October 23, 2019 - YLD Technology Roadshow on November 1

October 22, 2019 - Recent Appellate Cases with Terence Gross

October 7, 2019 - #MemberMonday H.E. "Ed" Ellis, Jr.

September 30, 2019 - #MemberMonday Thomas F. Condon

September 26, 2019 - SRCAD2019-03, Submission and Distribution Requirements for Orders in Civil Proceedings

September 19, 2019 - #MemberMonday Marlon White

August 28, 2019 - NWFPA Seminar

August 26, 2019 - #MemberMonday Wyndi L. Wheaton

August 19, 2019 - #MemberMonday J. Nevin Shaffer, Jr.

July 29, 2019 - #MemberMonday Luke R. VanFleteren

July 23, 2019 - Invitation to the Investiture of the Honorable Charles P. Young

July 22, 2019 - #MemberMonday Robert Blanchard

July 17, 2019 - The Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association Installs 2019-2020 Leadership and Presents Awards

July 17, 2019 - #MemberMonday Mike Papantonio

July 7, 2019 - Invitation to the Investiture of US Magistrate Judge Hope T. Cannon

June 21, 2019 - William S. Meador Award Nominations

June 20, 2019 - Community Service Award Nominations

June 17, 2019 - #MemberMonday John E. Jarvis

June 6, 2019 - Santa Rosa County VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD SPECIAL MAGISTRATE

June 6, 2019 - Santa Rosa County COUNSEL TO THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD 

June 3, 2019 - APPLICANTS FOR SPECIAL MAGISTRATE

June 3, 2019 - APPLICANTS FOR COUNSEL TO THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD 

June 3, 2019 - #MemberMonday Roderic G. Magie

May 28, 2019 - Invitation / Investiture of the Honorable Jeffery L. Burns

May 20, 2019 - First District Court of Appeal / Oral Arguments

May 6, 2019 - #MemberMonday Cecily M. Parker

May 2, 2019 - First District Court of Appeal / Oral Arguments

April 25, 2019 - Florida Bar President Michelle Suskauer to speak at the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association meeting May 9

April 25, 2019 - Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association to host Law Week 2019 May 13-19

April 22, 2019 - #MemberMonday--William A. Bond

April 18, 2019 - The First Judicial Circuit and Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, will conduct an active shooter exercise on Friday, April 26, 2019

April 12, 2019 - JNC Convenes and Applicant Interviews

April 12, 2019 - #MemberMonday--Michael S. Burtt

April 1, 2019 - #MemberMonday--Preston J. Forshee

March 25, 2019 - #MemberMonday--Charles Schuster

March 25, 2019 - 1st Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission

March 18, 2019 - #MemberMonday--David A. Carroll

March 11, 2019 - #MemberMonday--Douglas Alan Bates

February 5, 2019 - Lawyers Applicants Sought for Florida Board of Bar Examiners 

February 5, 2019 - Committee Seeks Members of Public for Board of Bar Examiners Seat

February 4, 2019 - Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Awarded Grants

January 18, 2019 - The Florida Bar Board of Governors report and update at the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association February meeting

January 16, 2019 - 22 Lawyers will receive Florida Bar Pro Bono awards in Supreme Court Ceremony Feb. 7