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Three reappointed to Supreme Court nominating board

Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday reappointed three members to the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, the panel that forwards recommendations for open seats on the state’s highest bench.

They include Daniel Nordby, formerly the state House of Representatives’ general counsel, or top lawyer.

Nordby, of Tallahassee, now is a partner in the Tallahassee office of the Shutts and Bowen law firm. He also was general counsel for the Florida Department of State.

Nilda R. Pedrosa, of Pinecrest, also was reappointed. She is deputy chief of staff to Attorney General Pam Bondi.

Pedrosa also served as chief of staff for Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart in 2009-10 and senior policy advisor to U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez from 2005-09.

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Finally, Israel Umberto Reyes, of Coral Gables, was reappointed. He is managing partner and president of The Reyes Law Firm and was a Miami-Dade circuit judge from 2003-11 and county judge from 2002-03.

Before that, he was an assistant state attorney from 1998-2002.

All of their new terms are now Aug. 30, 2016-July 1, 2020.

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Jim Rosica is the Tallahassee-based Senior Editor for Florida Politics. He previously was the Tampa Tribune’s statehouse reporter. Before that, he covered three legislative sessions in Florida for The Associated Press. Jim graduated from law school in 2009 after spending nearly a decade covering courts for the Tallahassee Democrat, including reporting on the 2000 presidential recount. He can be reached at jim@floridapolitics.com.

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