March 22, 2019 
CONTACT: Pamela E. Langham, Chair; pam@langham.net
1st Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
TELEPHONE: 850-341-1369
The 1st Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a vacancy created on the County Court by the resignation of County Judge Joyce Williams.
Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, registered voters and must be residents of the territorial jurisdiction of the court at the time of assuming office. Applications may be downloaded from the Office of the Governor’s website at www.flgov.com or The Florida Bar’s website.
Applicants must deliver the following to the JNC chair by email (pam@langham.net) or by mail or hand delivery (Pamela E. Langham, Esq., 420 Canterbury Lane, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561) on nine separate flash drives: 
A PDF version of the completed application and attachments, including the executed FDLE form, with a color photograph either in .jpg or .gif format.
A redacted PDF version of the application and attachments excluding all exempt information under Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, and other applicable public records law.
The PDF files, executed FDLE form and color photograph either in .jpg or .gif format should be submitted by email or mail or hand delivery as listed above and should be named so that the applicant’s name and “redacted” or “original” is readily apparent in the name of the folder/file.
All questions in the application must be answered fully and completely. Applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel, and references because those individuals will likely be contacted.
Deadline for submitting applications is April 11, by 5 p.m., Central Time. Incomplete applications
or non-functioning electronic copies and applications received after the deadline may not be considered.
Interviews are tentatively scheduled for Thursday, April 25, or Friday, April 26. Members of the bench, bar and the public are encouraged to contact members of the commission concerning applicants for judicial positions. A complete listing for each member is available from The Florida Bar’s website.
All proceedings of this Judicial Nominating Commission are open to the public except for deliberations. Accordingly, applicants should not expect their applications to be kept confidential. If an applicant is nominated, all materials attached to the original application will be submitted to Gov. DeSantis’ office.
If there are any questions, please contact Pamela E. Langham, chair, at 850-341-1369 or pam@langham.net.