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Michele Osborne
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Michele Osborne 3081443
Position: General Counsel
(updated May 2017)

Michele Osborne, a 2001 graduate of Florida State University, is a member of the executive staff of the Florida State Department of Athletics and serves as legal counsel to the department.  Osborne has served as an Associate in the Office of the General Counsel at Florida State University since 2013.

Prior to focusing her practice on Athletics matters, Osborne advised the Department, the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, the FSU Facilities Department and the FSU Real Estate Foundation on their daily activities.  She was responsible for overseeing legal matters relating to athletics, business and commercial transactions, purchasing, construction, and real estate. 

Prior to returning to her alma mater, Osborne served as Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Robert M. Gross, Fourth District Court of Appeal of Florida, Senior Staff Attorney to Justice Raoul Cantero, III, Supreme Court of Florida, and was the Senior Litigator and Advisor to the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund of the State of Florida while at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. 

Osborne earned her Bachelor's Degree in History and Political Science from Florida State in 2001.  She graduated magna cum laude from the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in 2005. 

Osborne and her husband, Mike, have two sons, Myles and Mayson.

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