Nonlawyer member needed for bar examiners

first_img Nonlawyer member needed for bar examiners The Florida Board of Bar Examiners is now accepting applications for a nonlawyer to serve a three-year term on its board. The Supreme Court will appoint the public member. A volunteer public member should possess education or work-related experience such as educational testing, accounting, statistical analysis, medicine, psychology, or related sciences that will assist the board in determining each applicant’s character, fitness, and educational and technical competence. A bachelor’s degree is required. Lawyers are not eligible. Public board members should be willing and able to devote up to three days a month to examiners’ duties and travel, with travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed. Board members should be interested in seeking to improve the bar exam and its administration, and in evaluating carefully the character and fitness of applicants seeking Bar admission. The vacancy will occur on November 1, with the expiration of the term of Dr. Joan D. Panchal, Winter Park. Those interested may type the information in an application form online at, then print and mail it to Eleanor M. Hunter, Executive Director, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, 1891 Eider Court, Tallahassee 32399-1750. If you have questions, contact Hunter either by mail or at (850) 487-1292. The deadline for receipt of the application is June 9. June 1, 2006 Regular News Nonlawyer member needed for bar examinerslast_img