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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 Washington Post
December 2, 2019
Re: Jonathan Handel

Jonathan Handel was quoted on Pete Davidson's nondisclosure agreement for attending his comedy shows, barring the audience from speaking about his shows. Handel mentioned that successfully suing a random fan for $1 million would be nearly impossible. “The optics of going to court and suing one of your fans is really pretty ugly,” Handel said. “It would be foolish to do that.”

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