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Research Coordinator and Policy Counsel

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Policy/Advocacy

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Michelle Morton is Research Coordinator and Policy Counsel for the ACLU of Florida, after previously serving as Policy Coordinator for Juvenile Justice. Before joining ACLU of Florida, she advised state lawmakers and legislative staff on business and gambling regulation issues, both in private practice and as legislative staff for the Florida Legislature. Earlier in her career, she advocated for young people through internships with the Juvenile Division of Florida's Second Circuit Public Defender and the Florida Department of Children and Families, and as a Guardian Ad Litem. Michelle holds a Juris Doctor cum laude from Florida State University College of Law with additional graduate level coursework in social work from the Florida State University College of Social Work.