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Fla. Judicial Panel Offers Sens. 4 Names For District Seat

Law360, New York (November 17, 2017, 8:18 PM EST) -- The commission tasked with screening candidates for federal judgeships in Florida sent four names — two trial court judges and two appellate judges — to the state's U.S. senators for a vacancy in the Northern District of Florida.

In a letter Wednesday to Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, the state's Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, presided over by Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, recommended Circuit Court Judges Martin Fitzpatrick and Jan Shackelford and First District Court of Appeal Judges T. Kent Wetherell and Allen Winsor for the...
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