|June 7, 2013
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced her appointment of Allen Winsor as Florida’s Solicitor General. Since January of this year, Winsor has served as the Principal Deputy Solicitor General, representing the state in significant trial and appellate matters. For eight years before joining the Attorney General's Office, Winsor practiced law as a member of the Tallahassee office of GrayRobinson, most recently as a shareholder. Winsor is a 2002 graduate of the University Of Florida College Of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Florida Law Review. After graduating from law school, Winsor served as a law clerk to Judge Ed Carnes on the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Winsor succeeds former Solicitor General Timothy Osterhaus, whom Governor Rick Scott recently appointed to the First District Court of Appeal.
The Florida Solicitor General is state government's principal appellate counsel, representing the interests of the state throughout Florida's appellate courts and in the United States Supreme Court. The Solicitor General also serves as the Richard W. Ervin Eminent Scholar Chair and a visiting professor of law at Florida State University College of Law.