Published: Jan 07, 2011 9:19 PM EST
Updated: Jan 07, 2011 6:19 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former Gov. Charlie Crist is joining the high-profile Morgan & Morgan law firm.

The marriage of "the people's governor" with law firm that claims in TV commercials to be "for the people" was anticipated. The firm is run by John Morgan, a longtime Crist political supporter.

 Crist, who was a lawyer before he entered politics, says he plans to work mostly in his hometown of St. Petersburg. He said he also hopes to become a guest lecturer at the Stetson University College of Law.

The announcement was made Friday morning at a law firm breakfast in Orlando.

 --- Information from: St. Petersburg Times, http://tampabay.com

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