Telephone: 415 946 0426
Ms. Winchester is of counsel with Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez and Smith LLP. Prior to joining the firm in an of counsel role in 2014 she had twenty eight years of experience in the title insurance industry working as underwriting counsel and as claims counsel. Her experience includes underwriting both residential and commercial transactions and investigating, evaluating and responding to claims involving title insurance coverage and escrow liability. She formerly oversaw claims administration in the southwestern United States, including California, for a large national title insurance company.
During her tenure in the title insurance industry, Ms. Winchester was appointed to and served as a member of the California Land Title Association Forms and Practices Committee. During her membership she chaired sub sections on bankruptcy and escrow instructions.
Ms. Winchester earned her law degree from Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis (1987.) She received her B.S. from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana where she also participated in intercollegiate athletics.
Ms. Winchester lives in the East Bay. In her free time, she enjoys backpacking, hiking, travel, and spending time with family. She is interested in and supports and promotes animal rescue and environmental causes and organizations.
Admitted to Practice
- State of California
- California State Bar
- Bar Association of San Francisco
- Indiana University Alumni Association
- Indiana University I Women Association