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Griffith Winthrop (Class of 1980)

Griffith J. Winthrop, FBN 0586315
General Magistrate
Dependency Court Seminole county
190 Bush Boulevard
Sanford Florida 32773
(407) 665-5466

I have been in public service since graduating from NESL in June 1980, in the following positions:

  • Bar Admissions: Massachusetts and New York.
  • Pending Application: Florida Norfolk County DA Office (William Delahunt DA), as counsel to their Juvenile Diversion Program (Dave Hayes -Director).
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts DSS as Counsel II Attorney. 
  • Assigned Counsel (Public Defender) 14 years. Ontario County, Canandaigua, New York
  • 4th Judicial Department Law Guardian Panel, Rochester, NY.
  • Current: Child Welfare Legal Services Department of Children and Families, Sanford, Seminole County Florida. 
  • Law Guardian Program: Seminole County, Florida. 
  • Certified Mediator.

In October, 2008, I retired as supervising attorney for the Department of Children and Families Child Legal Services Office in Seminole county, Sanford, Florida, after 6 years of service.  In March, 2009 I was appointed as General Magistrate for Dependency abuse and neglect matters at the Juvenile Justice Center, Seminole county, Sanford, Florida.  I am licensed to practice in Mass, NY and Florida.

(March 2009)