The Broward Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications to fill the county court seat vacated by the promotion of Edward H. Merrigan Jr. to the Broward circuit bench.

Applications for the vacancy must be received by 5 p.m. May 5.

Interested attorneys should submit their completed application to: c/o JNC Chairman Fred E. Karlinsky, Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate & Webb, One Financial Plaza, 23rd Floor, 100 SE Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394.

All applicants must have been members of the Florida Bar for at least five years, electors in the state and residents of the circuit before taking office. Other details about the applications should be obtained from the Bar website.

Applicants’ files and interviews are open to the public. Interviews are planned starting at 10 a.m. May 30.