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Welcome to the Workers' Compensation Section Home Page.

Your Executive Council has created this site in an effort to encourage and facilitate communication and exchange of ideas among the members of our Section. Enjoy! The purpose of the Workers' Compensation Section is to provide an organization within The Florida Bar open to all members in good standing who have a common interest in workers' compensation law. The Section provides a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas leading to the improvement of individual trial abilities in workers' compensation cases.


Send mail with questions or comments about this web site to:

Richard J Manno, Esq.
1099 W. Morse Blvd.
Winter Park, FL., 32789
(321) 214-1249
Rmanno@winterparklaw.com

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HEARING ON APPLICATIONS FOR JUDICIAL REAPPOINTMENT

NOTICE

The Statewide Nominating Commission for the Judges of Compensation Claims (SNCJCC) will meet Monday, December 13, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott (room to be announced), to interview the following Judges of Compensation Claims (JCCs) for potential reappointment by Governor DeSantis:

  • Eduardo Almeyda
  • David Langham
  • Robert Dietz
  • Jacquelyn Newman
  • Iliana Forte
  • Neal Pitts
  • Jeffrey Jacobs
  • Timothy Stanton

Applications shall be submitted to Laura Dane, 1230 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3060 or Laura.Dane@doah.state.fl.us, by Friday, November 19, 2021. This may be hard copy or flash drive (with PDF copies) by mail delivery, or electronic in PDF format by email. Each applicant must submit a non-redacted copy and a redacted* copy.

Address any questions or comments relating to the above Judges of Compensation Claims in writing to: Wogan “Wogie” Badcock, (SNCJCC Commission Chair), P.O. Box 497, Mulberry, FL 33860.

Applicant’s names will be published (http://e-jccupgrade.blogspot.com/) by Monday, November 22, 2021. If you wish to speak at the Commission meeting to oppose any applicant, written notice must be provided to the Commission Chair and Laura.Dane@doah.state.fl.us by Friday, November 26, 2021. The Commission will accept letters in support of any applicant if they are delivered to the Commission Chair and Laura.Dane@doah.state.fl.us by December 6, 2021

The Commission will meet telephonically, December 6, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. EST. to discuss any procedural issues prior to the in person December 13, 2021 meeting. The commission meeting is open to the public by dialing 888.585.9008, and entering code number 510 432 870#.

*The document must redact all information which is confidential or exempt. See,https://myfloridalegal.com/webfiles.nsf/WF/MNOSB9QQ79/$file/SunshineManual.pdf

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