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6 nominated for seat on Fifth Circuit Court

BROOKSVILLE — The Fifth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has nominated six people to fill a soon-to-be-vacant Circuit Court seat.

Gov. Rick Scott will choose the candidate from among the six nominees.

They are: Thomas R. Eineman of Spring Hill, a private practice attorney; Lisa D. Herndon of Ocala, an assistant state attorney who supervises the sex crimes unit for Citrus, Hernando and Sumter counties; Geoffrey "Jeff" Kirk of Hernando Beach, an assistant county attorney for Hernando County; John E. Napolitano of Weeki Wachee, a private practice attorney; Anthony M. Tatti of Ocala, an assistant state attorney; and Stephen E. Toner Jr. of Spring Hill, a private practice attorney.

One of the six will fill the unexpired term of Circuit Judge Stephen Rushing, who announced he would step down on March 31 due to health concerns.

6 nominated for seat on Fifth Circuit Court 02/01/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 5:24pm]
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