Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee seeks new member

The 12-member committee renders 20–25 written advisory opinions a year.

  • By Max Marbut
  • | 12:00 a.m. January 17, 2024
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The state Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee seeks one lawyer to fill a four-year term beginning July 1, 2024, and ending June 30, 2028.

The 12-member committee renders 20–25 written advisory opinions a year to inquiring judges and judicial candidates regarding application of the Code of Judicial Conduct to specific instances of contemplated judicial and nonjudicial conduct.

The committee meets once a year at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention and attendance is strongly encouraged. The majority of the committee’s work, however, is undertaken via email and phone conferencing.

The committee also is responsible for judicial campaign conduct forums scheduled in election years.

Applications will be accepted until close of business Feb. 5, 2024. 

The Florida Bar board of governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

Attorneys interested in applying for the vacancy may download the Application for Special Appointment at floridabar.org or call Bar headquarters at 850-561-3127 to obtain the application form. 

Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee 32399-2300 or submitted via email.



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