number of cases (thus small environmental impact if we go paperless),we do not anticipate looking at those areas any earlier than 2015.
will serve as the new Chief Assistant of CountyCourt.
has requested to take on a new challenge as headof the Domestic Representation Division. Robert will also be overseeingour pro bono effort. Robert will be replacing Judge-elect Ivonne Cuesta,who will be assuming her judicial position in January.
will take over as Director of Training,Professionalism and Leadership Development. Robert will continue towork with Kevin as we prepare for the upcoming case weighting studyand statewide implementation of defense performance guidelines. Asyou may already know, we have had Florida-specific performanceguidelines for a couple of years now. All APDs should expect to hearmore from Kevin as we seek participation for the planning andimplementation process. Kevin will also be accountable for the Automation Training Unit, as we consolidate support staff and attorneytraining under Kevin.These promotions have created an opening in two positions – county trainingattorney and felony senior supervising attorney.
If you are interested inapplying for the county training position, email Robert Coppel byFriday, November 9. Robert, Teresa and Kevin will conduct theinterviews.
We have already done the interviews for the felony trainingattorney position and will be announcing the selection soon. Kevin’s senior supervising attorney position will not be filled until sometime nextyear. We are in the process of assessing our needs, revising role expectations forseveral positions, not just felony senior supervising attorney positions, andexpect to be doing so for the next couple of months. After I approve theproposed changes, we will distribute the job requirements.