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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

Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

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Ariela Gross has been elected as the new Chair of the Legal History Section of the American Association of Law Schools. 

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Thomas D. Lyon
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Thomas Lyon commented on Roseanna Sommers’, “Commonsense Consent,” at the 14th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College.