Bookman encourages recruitment of attorneys to serve on the JNCs

first_img December 1, 2005 Regular News Bookman encourages recruitment of attorneys to serve on the JNCs Bookman encourages recruitment of attorneys to serve on the JNCs The Florida Bar is actively looking for lawyers from all backgrounds and from all over the state willing to serve on the state’s 26 judicial nominating commissions.Bar President Alan Bookman asked members of the Board of Governors in October to assist in the recruitment effort. He said the Bar must send 156 names to Gov. Jeb Bush by April. Bush in turn will appoint two members to each of the 26 JNCs.The Bar has sent e-mails to voluntary and minority bar associations, and he urged board members to follow up with those groups.Board member David Rothman said an effective technique for board members is writing one-paragraph letters to lawyers they think would make good JNC members.Applications for the JNC positions can be found on the Bar’s Web site at floridabar.org. The deadline for applying is January 16.last_img

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