The Sixth District Court of Appeal is a newly created appellate court that will begin operations in January 2023. The Clerk is an executive officer with responsibility for managing the daily operation of the Clerk's office, including case processing, case management, statistical reporting, and custody of official court records. The Clerk is appointed by and serves at the discretion of the judges of the court, working closely with the chief judge and marshal of the court to carry out the responsibilities defined in article V, section 4(c), Florida Constitution; Florida Rule of General Practice and Judicial Administration 2.210(b); Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure; and other applicable rules and statutes.
This successful candidate will be hired as an Acting Clerk by a majority of the judges that will become Sixth District Court of Appeal Judges on January 1, 2023. After January 1, 2023, the judges of the new Sixth District Court will appoint the candidate as Clerk, pursuant to the requirements of article V, section 4, of the Florida Constitution, which provides that the Court shall appoint a Clerk.
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