MIAMI, FL- June 15, 2020- Bast Amron is proud to announce that Peter Klock, has been appointed to serve on The Florida Bar’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, term beginning on July 1, 2020. The committee will advise judicial nominating commissioners of new legislation or proposed legislation which is related to the judiciary and the judicial selection process.
The scope and function of the Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee is to assist the Governor and the judicial nominating commissions in discharging their respective duties under Article V, Section 11, of the Florida Constitution.
The committee offers assistance to the Governor with organizing and presenting an annual training program for all JNC commissioners. The training program provides authoritative information on the subject of judicial selection and the judicial nominating process. It also constitutes a forum for the mutual exchange of information by commissioners.
About Peter Klock: Peter practices in the area of complex business litigation, with an emphasis on commercial disputes and the prosecution of director, officer, and fiduciary liability claims. He serves as outside general counsel and advises corporate clients regarding compliance with state, national, and international data privacy laws, including various state data protection and breach notification statutes, the Federal Trade Commission Act, and the General Data Protection Regulation. Peter also negotiates and drafts vendor agreements, master services agreements, statements of work, and service level agreements on behalf of corporate clients in the technology sector, and actively supports our community by representing, pro bono, a minor in Florida’s juvenile dependency courts, serving on committees dedicated to enhancing the practice of law in the state of Florida, and mentoring law students and young attorneys. Peter is a holder of the Certified Information Privacy Professional designation from the International Association of Privacy Professionals, was named as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine in 2019 and 2020 and was named among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite for 2020.