JAABLOG RETURNS SHORTLY

Al Milian on Monday morning, taking the bench for the first time
Al Milian on Monday morning, taking the bench for the first time

TO: ALL JUDGES, JANUARY 12, 2015

Pursuant to Florida Rules of Judicial Administration 2.215(c) the election of Chief Judge for the term July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017 will take place on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM in Courtroom 840.  The Chief Judge shall be chosen by a majority of the active circuit and county court judges within the circuit.  All ballots shall be secret.

Nominations for Chief Judge along with two seconds in writing will be accepted by my office from Tuesday, January 13, 2015 through Friday, January 23, 2015 at 4 PM.  These must all be in original hard copy format on letterhead.

The Rules of Judicial Administration prohibit proxy voting.  Therefore, if you (are) unsure that you will be able to be present at this election meeting, absentee ballots will be available in Court Administration Room 880A.  Voting by absentee ballot will be permitted starting Monday, January 26, 2015 until Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 4 PM.  If no candidate receives a majority of the Circuit and County Court Judges’ votes, then a runoff election between the two judges receiving the highest number of votes will be held Friday, February 20, 2015 in courtroom 840 at 8:30 AM.  At the runoff election the judge who receives the highest number of votes will be elected Chief Judge.  The term for Chief Judge commences July 1, 2015.

If you have any questions regarding the election, please contact this office at x7741.

Thank you.

KATHLEEN PUGH – TRIAL COURT ADMINISTRATOR

19 thoughts on “JAABLOG RETURNS SHORTLY”

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    Oh boy, Al Milian as a judge. Wait a minute…. another judge up state punched a lawyer so, he won’t be first.
    Didn’t Al say he didn’t believe in the jury system and that defense lawyers were maggots?
    I am waiting to she how this movie turns out.

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      To attorney Gary Ostrow :

      Your link takes me to your Facebook page where you posted 5 hours ago that a “Dade Circuit court criminal Judge Gordo transcript exchange of December 14, 2014, expos(es) judicial corruption…”.

      This public post has the clear implication that Dade Circuit Judge Monica Gordo is corrupt.

      I’ve taken the liberty of copying your Facebook post in the event that you wisely delete it.

      You directing readers of J.A.A.Blog to your egomaniacal Facebook page is one thing, but directing them to your unethical allegation of corruption regarding a sitting judge is quite another.

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      Gary Ostrow? Are you the attorney mocked endlessly at Scott Greenfield’s SIMPLE JUSTICE blog? How did hiring Patrick Zarrelli work out for you? I’ve had quite a few laughs at your expense! Thanks for being you!

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    Only unquestioning loyalty is allowed.

    The tidal wave of departures continues. Christie, Kristine, Madeline, Rhonda, Diana, in the last 2 weeks. Jessica, Devika, Nate, Jeremy, skylar, Caroline, Sam in the last month. Not one chief or supervisor has any desire to change it. No one cares. All are dismissive of the reasons for the departures. But there are plenty of reasons. Fact is many have too many cases. While others have only a handful. Mental health court is supposed to be a priority but yet there’s no PD assigned to it. It’s common sense that if something is important that you’d at least have a couple of attorneys (good attorneys) assigned to mental health court. ERU is a waste of resources. Give those lawyers cases.

    But don’t make any suggestions. Only unquestioning loyalty is allowed. If a person makes a suggestion or even hints at an idea that makes sense their legal abilities are questioned. The attorney is mocked and the idea completely dismissed. Or the person punished and demoted.

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