January 20, 2016
TO: ALL MEMBERS OF THE BAR
AND ALL CITIZENS OF WESTERN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
This is to provide notice to members of the Bar and the public that the Judicial Nominating Commission for the State of Georgia, created by an Executive Order of Governor Nathan Deal, is now engaged in the process of receiving names of persons to fill a vacancy on the Western Judicial Circuit created by HB 279 during the 2015 Georgia General Assembly.
You are invited to submit nominations for this vacancy. Members of the bar may submit their own name or the names of others. The public is also invited to submit nominations. Such names should be sent to the Commission by February 8, 2016. (By letter addressed to Judicial Nominating Commission, c/o Dana McGuire, 600 Peachtree, N.E., Suite 5200, Atlanta, GA 30308-2216, by fax to 404-962-6919 or by email c/o firstname.lastname@example.org).
To each person nominated, the Commission will send an application package to be returned for receipt on or before February 22, 2016. The commission will meet to interview applicants sometime after March 7, 2016. Applicants will be notified of the time for their interview. All interviews will be held at The State Bar of Georgia, 104 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA 30303.
The Commission will select and recommend to the Governor from among those persons found to be “qualified” or “well qualified” a short list of up to five persons for this position.
FOR THE COMMISSION
J. Randolph Evans Pete Robinson