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MDCPS: 1450 NE 2nd Ave,
Miami, FL 33132 - United States



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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools

M-DCPS School Board Attorney Appointed to Judicial Nominating Commission

Walter J. Harvey, who has served as Miami-Dade County School Board Attorney since 2009, has been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nomination Commission for a term beginning December 30, 2016, and ending July 1, 2020.  The Judicial Nominating Commissions select nominees to fill judicial vacancies within the Florida court system.

In his role as School Board Attorney, Harvey ensures that the School Board is at all times provided sound professional legal guidance and representation, which includes but is not limited to, the rendering of legal opinions, the requesting of opinions from various entities such as the Attorney General, the Florida Commission on Ethics, and others; serving as the School Board's Parliamentarian; and preparing and representing the Board in all legal matters, issues, and litigation.

Photo Caption: Walter J. Harvey

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