Mr. Winfield practices in the areas of general business law, civil litigation, real property, landlord/tenant, securities, oil and gas, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights. He is board certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.
Mr. Winfield has served as a Visiting Deputy District Attorney for the County of Ventura. In addition, he is an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Ventura County Superior Court, where he has also served as a visiting judge.
Mr. Winfield is the author of "Rejection of Non-Residential Leases of Real Property in Bankruptcy: What Happens to the Mortgagees' Security Interest" published in the April 1990 Pepperdine Law Review.
Mr. Winfield has been admitted to the United States District Court, Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of California, the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Languages spoken: English, Dutch
Hourly ($350-395/hour), Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Specialist in Business Bankruptcy||American Board of Certification||1997|
|Law Review||University of Utah College of Law||1984|
|Attorney||Lowthorp, Richards, McMillin, Miller & Templeman||2013 - Present|
|Senior Partner||Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton LLP||1985 - Present|
|Mediator||United States Bankrutpcy Court||2000 - 2013|
|Arbitrator||Finra Dispute Resolution||1999 - 2013|
|Judge Pro Tempore||Ventura County Superior Court||1996 - 2009|
|Judicial Extern||United States Bankruptcy Court ( D. Utah )||1984 - 2013|
|Inter||United States Senate Committee on Bankin||1981 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum||Member||1996 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||1994 - Present|
|Ventura County Bar Association||Past President||1993 - Present|
|Keeline Wilcox Inc||Confirmed Plan|
|Golden Coast Nursery LLC||Obtained full payment for clients|
|Individual Chapter 7 cases||Passed means test and obtained discharges of unsecured debt|
|See all legal cases|
|www.rstlegal.com||Common Reasons Why A Bankruptcy Petition Might Be Dismissed||2016|
|Santa Barbara News Press||Ten Things Homeowners Need to Know About Bankruptcy||2010|
|Ventura County Star||Lien Stripping A Tool to Protect Real Estate||2009|
|Pepperdine Law Review||Rejection of Nonresidential Leases of Real Property in Bankrutpcy: What Happens to the Mortgagee's Security Interest||1990|
|University of Southern California||N/A||Advanced Legal Education in Business Reorganization||1989|
|University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|Brigham Young University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
|Risk Management Association||Big 10 Cases of Interest to Bankers||2016|
|Legal Environment of Business||Bankruptcy Basics||2016|
|Collection Law Tips and Strategies||Collection Law||2013|
|Bankrutpcy Tax Issues||Tax Consequences of Liquidation||1997|