Jennifer Winestone, Esq., LL.M.
Attorney / Mediator
“Jennifer’s professionalism never wavered, even when it looked like no solution could be found she persevered and found creative ways to keep the negotiation on track..”
For My Kids Best Interest
“Jennifer is smart, hard working and can get along with difficult people. She fought hard for my kids best interest and helped to keep the peace.”
“You have been a heaven sent for our family and have put us on such a positive path. I am forever grateful to you.”
Creative Problem Solver
“Jennifer possesses a rare combination of academic excellence and intellectual curiosity, coupled with strong interpersonal skills. She is creative and a problem solver.”
-Judicial Officer, Ontario
Understanding the System
“Her understanding of the family court system, family conflict and mental health systems is beyond that of other young lawyers and has been invaluable to our work.”
Jennifer Winestone is a creative problem solver and no-nonsense strategist, who works to broker practical, long-lasting solutions for families in transition/crisis. After almost a decade in high conflict high stakes litigation, Jennifer spent two years training with the industry’s top mediation professionals and earned her Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution from the highly acclaimed Straus Institute at Pepperdine University. Having practiced law in both Canada and the U.S., Jennifer brings a unique perspective to resolving family legal disputes, helping to broaden parties’ understanding of the issues and achieve fair and final resolution. Jennifer artfully tackles complexities, pays meticulous attention to detail, and gives thoughtful consideration to “the big picture.” She has quickly earned a reputation for professional integrity and innovation among her clients and peers. In addition to her private mediation practice, Jennifer serves as Adjunct Lecturer for the Divorce and Family Mediation at USC Gould Law School. She has also proudly served as a Dispute Settlement Officer for the LA Superior Court, Certified Provider for the New Ways for Families Program, Negotiation Coach for the Women’s Negotiation Academy, and Executive Committee Member and Immediate Past Chair of the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Mediation Section. Jennifer has presented at the LA County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Pepperdine Law School, Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center, and other community schools and organizations. She serves on the Board of Governors for the LA Collaborative Family Law Association and is a member of MFLA and LAWCDP, exclusive associations of local family attorney-mediators and collaborative professionals seeking to better the divorce process.