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Seven apply for final high court opening



The call went out this month for a "diverse, qualified" candidate pool to fill the fourth and final spot on the Florida Supreme Court. Only seven applied to the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission. But two are African-Americans and three are women.

The applicants are:
Judge Hubert Grimes of Deland
Judge James Perry of Sanford
Daniel Gerber of Orlando firm Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell
Judge Debra Nelson of Sanford
Tracy Marshall of Orlando branch of Gray Robinson
Fifth District Court of Appeals Judge Alan Lawson
Judge Renee Roche of Orlando


[Last modified: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 3:14pm]


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