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Jennifer Winestone

Jennifer Winestone

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: January 13, 2019




Jennifer Winestone is an attorney and mediator and the founder of Winestone Mediation. A former family law and estates litigator, Winestone now focuses her practice on conflict resolution, helping families in transition and/or crisis to resolve their legal conflicts and move forward with their lives.

She obtained her law degree from the University of Ottawa. After several years practicing law in Toronto, Canada, Winestone relocated to Southern California and completed her LLM in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School.

In addition to her private mediation practice, Winestone has served as a dispute settlement officer at Stanley Mosk Court, licensee and liaison for the High Conflict Institute’s New Ways for Families Program, negotiation coach for the Women’s Negotiation Academy and co-chair for the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Mediation Section. She currently serves as board member for the Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association and continues to serve as a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Executive Committee of the Mediation Section and Long Range Planning Committee. She is a member of MFLA and LAWCDP, exclusive associations of local family law and collaborative professionals seeking to better the divorce process for families.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The New York Times
October 15, 2019
Re: Edward McCaffery

Edward McCaffery was quoted on the proposal of having the inheritance taxes on wealthy descendants. The article argued that there has been some issues with the estate tax that the number of descendants this tax applied to has dropped 99%. McCaffery described it as being almost a “voluntary tax.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Nomi Stolzenberg
July, 2019

Nomi Stolzenberg, "Anne Dailey and the New Fictionalism," 36th Annual Congress of Law and Mental Health, Rome, Italy.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Effects of the Putative Confession Instruction on Perceptions of Children's True and False Statements" (with Jennifer Gongola and Nicholas Scurich), Applied Cognitive Psychology 33 (2019): 655.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Children’s Concealment of a Minor Transgression: The Role of Age, Maltreatment, and Executive Functioning" (with Shanna Williams and Kelly McWilliams), Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.