The Miami-Dade Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking applications to fill vacancies created by the resignation of former Chief Circuit Judge Joseph Farina and the elevation of County Court Judges Cristina Miranda and Rodney Smith to circuit court.
Miranda is filling a vacancy left by the death of Judge Maxine Cohen Lando. Smith replaces Judge Scott Silverman, who resigned to join the arbitration and mediation firm JAMS in April. Farina also is heading to JAMS.
Applicants must submit 10 copies of an application to Marva L. Wiley, commission chair, by 5 p.m. Sept. 7 at 9999 NE 2nd Ave. Suite 310, Miami Shores. Applications are available on The Florida Bar website.
Applications should include current and accurate contact information for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel and references. Applicants may include a photograph along with the application.