Gov. Rick Scott appoints St. Augustine attorney Hunter Conrad to St. Johns County Clerk of Court

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Hunter Conrad, 29, a St. Augustine attorney and mrmber of the St. Johns GOP executive committee, is one of the youngest clerks of the court in Florida following his appointment to the elected post on Friday to fill a vacancy.
 
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Hunter Conrad as the St. Johns County Clerk of the Court.
 

Conrad, 29, of St. Augustine, is an attorney at Canan Law and previously worked as an assistant state attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit. He is also a member of the Jacksonville, St. Johns County, and Florida Bar associations.

Conrad, married with two children, volunteers with several organizations including the Rotary Club of St. Johns County, the United Way of St. Johns County, and the Women’s Refuge of St. Johns County.

Conrad received his bachelor’s degree from North Greenville University and his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law.

Conrad's appointment was made Friday by the governor to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Cheryl Strickland, for a term that ends Jan. 2, 2017. He's a member of the St. Johns County GOP executive committee, which helped paved the way for hhis appointmrent by the Republican governor.

The job of St. Johns Clerk of the Court pays an annual salary of $124,737.

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