The New York County Democratic Committee has announced the formation of an Independent Judicial Screening Panel to report on candidates for nomination by the Democratic Party for one (1) New York County Supreme Court vacancy, which will be filled in the November 4, 2014 general election. The heads of numerous bar associations, community organizations and law schools have been invited to nominate members of the panel, which will be directed to report a total of no more than three of the most highly qualified candidates for the Supreme Court vacancy.
Candidates for the Supreme Court may request an application from the Judiciary Committee of the New York County Democratic Committee, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications must be received at the office of the New York County Democratic Committee, located at 108 W. 39th Street, Suite 1201, New York, New York 10018, no sooner and no later than July 18, 2014 between the hours of 8am and 2pm. Questions concerning this year’s panel should be directed to Ms. Cathleen McCadden, Interim Executive Director of the New York County Democratic Committee, at (212) 687-6540.