The Fourteenth Judicial Circuit’s Judicial Nominating Commission, pursuant to a request from Gov. Rick Scott, and through Chairman Waylon Graham, announced last week the process concerning the taking and reviewing of applications from members of the Florida Bar who are interested in applying for the vacancy recently created when Circuit Judge William Wright of Marianna retired.

The Fourteenth Judicial Circuit’s Judicial Nominating Commission, pursuant to a request from Gov. Rick Scott, and through Chairman Waylon Graham, announced last week the process concerning the taking and reviewing of applications from members of the Florida Bar who are interested in applying for the vacancy recently created when Circuit Judge William Wright of Marianna retired.

All those interested in applying for this vacancy should complete the appropriate application that may be downloaded from the Florida Bar’s or the Governor’s website and then provide the original, along with seven copies and a CD-R containing the application, to the Law Office of Waylon Graham, located at 537 Harmon Ave. in Panama City, FL 32401. The absolute deadline for turning in these application is 5 p.m. CT Jan. 18, 2017. Any applications received after this date and time, regardless of the excuse, will be rejected and will not be reviewed by the Commission.

The interviews of eligible applicants will take place approximately 1-6 p.m. CT on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 and from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. CT on Saturday, Feb. 4.

The exact time of an applicant’s appointment and the location of the interviews will be announced at a later time. For further information or if you should have any questions please contact the office of Chairman Waylon Graham at 763-6335.

The other members of the Commission are Brandon Burg, Jeffrey Carter, William Lewis, Lee McArthur Scott, Charles Weddle and Gregory Wilson.