Tag: Alan Abramowitz

Jim RosicaJanuary 17, 2018

Two veteran prosecutors are among the six finalists that Gov. Rick Scott will choose from to fill an open judicial seat for the Tallahassee region. The Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC), after interviewing 12 applicants Tuesday, now sends their list to Scott. He has 60 days to make a decision. The finalists, according to […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 9, 2018

A panel that vets applicants for judgeships has set interviews to fill a vacancy on the 2nd Judicial Circuit in north Florida. The circuit’s Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at 9 a.m. on Jan. 16, at the Leon County Court House Annex, 1920 Thomasville Road, Room 213, Tallahassee. Commissioners will interview the following applicants for the opening, created by the retirement of […]

Jim RosicaDecember 29, 2017

When it comes to applying for a judgeship, the third time could be a charm for Alan Abramowitz.  Abramowitz, executive director of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Office, is one of 12 applicants for a Tallahassee-area circuit judge seat opening because of the retirement of Charles A. Francis. Abramowitz has applied to become a judge […]

Staff ReportsFebruary 9, 2017

Gov. Rick Scott reappointed Alan Abramowitz as head of the state’s child advocates program. The Governor’s Office announced the appointment Wednesday night for a term of Feb. 8, 2017-Feb. 8, 2019. Abramowitz, 54, of Tallahassee, has been Executive Director of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program since 2010. Guardians ad litem represent the interests of children in court proceedings, especially […]

Jim RosicaJune 24, 2016

The head of the state’s child advocate program has lost a second bid to sit on the judicial bench. Alan Abramowitz, executive director of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Office, was a finalist to replace retiring Circuit Judge George Reynolds III in Tallahassee’s 2nd Judicial Circuit. On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott instead appointed Robert E. Long Jr., the general counsel […]


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