Seeking Applicants for Court Appointed Attorney List

Twelfth Judicial Circuit seeks applicants for Court Appointed Attorney List for Sarasota County juvenile, dependency,termination of parental rights and other children's civil proceedings and appeals.

Due to the end of year retirement of an attorney serving on the court appointed attorney list for certain cases in the Sarasota juvenile division, the Twelfth Judicial Circuit seeks applicants to serve on the court appointed attorney list. Cases for which an appointment will be made involve dependency, termination of parental rights, appeals and other children’s civil proceedings in the juvenile division.  

The attorney selected will receive the existing appointments of the retiring attorney as well as any appointments received by the retiring attorney through the end of the year. Eligibility is determined by meeting the certification requirements explained in the Court Registry Applications section below.

Interested candidates must apply by September 1, 2017 to receive consideration.

COURT REGISTRY APPLICATIONS

Attorneys who wish to be appointed to certain types of cases must meet the certification requirements for those types of cases.  For the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year which begins July 1, 2017, we are allowing attorneys who have been approved for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year to complete a one page Renewal Short Form (see below).

Certification Requirements for Court Appointed Attorneys (follows JAC case codes)

Applications:

If you are applying for appointments for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018)
Click here

If you are applying for appointments for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) and you are not changing any location (county) or case code types and you wish to complete the one-page Renewal Short Form
Click here

If you are applying for appointments for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) and you are making changes to any location (county) or case code types 
Click here

If you are unsure of what case code types and/or locations you are currently approved for
Click here and a report will be emailed to you.