About us

About the Firm

David J. Winterton & Associates is a small law firm that takes a personal and professional approach to every client and case. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible from start to finish in your legal matters. When you hire our firm you become part of our family.

David J. Winterton & Associates is one of the most well-respected law firms in Southern Nevada. Our attorneys have been practicing law for over 30 years with experience in legal matters that rival even the largest firms in Las Vegas. Our small size gives our clients the personal and individual attention that they need so that together we make a very successful team.

Our firm has received top recognition for customer satisfaction including:

  • 2018 The 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award to David J. Winterton Recognizing Excellence Among Clients from the American Institute of Bankruptcy
  • 2018 America’s Most Honored Professionals Award to David J. Winterton
  • The 2018 Top Lawyer AVVO Rating, recognizing that David J. Winterton has been widely recognized by the legal community for excellent professional conduct and experience.
  • The 2017 Top Lawyer AVVO Rating, recognizing that David J. Winterton has been widely recognized by the legal community for excellent professional conduct and experience.
  • 2017 America’s Most Honored Professionals Award to David J. Winterton
  • The 2015 Excellent AVVO Rating, recognizing that David J. Winterton has been widely recognized by the legal community for excellent professional conduct and experience 2015 Worldwide Registry of Executive & Professionals certifies that David J. Winterton has qualified for inclusion among distinguished individuals recognized for their professional integrity, longevity, outstanding achievement in their respective fields and their innumerable contributions to society as a whole
  • 2014 The Valleys Top Lawyers Award to David J Winterton by Desert Companion Magazine
  • 2014 The 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award to David J. Winterton Recognizing Excellence Among Clients from the American Institute of Bankruptcy
  • A special letter from Senator Harry Reid recognizing Mr. Winterton for the accomplishment and exemplary dedication he has demonstrated throughout his career; and numerous other awards in the past.

 

Why Clients Select Us

  • Most of our cases are referred to us by other attorneys and former clients because they know they can trust us to provide the most professional and comprehensive counsel needed. We spend quality of time with each of our clients to assess their individual needs during the consultation stage and throughout their case. We specialize in unparalleled service due to the fact that our attorneys work directly with our clients. You are never pawned off to a paralegal or assistant, but you communicate personally, and throughout your entire case, with our skilled attorneys. We also provide you with the highest service and skills to resolve your legal matters quickly and economically. Our firm is committed to providing exceptional value and specialized services for all of our clients. In essence, you become family even in complex business cases. We work as a team to ensure your success while keeping fees affordable.
  • Our firm has successfully obtained millions of dollars awarded to our clients, including a jury verdict of $10.8 million in a real estate partnership dispute case.  Additionally, we have considerable experience representing bankruptcy clients in litigation, and also representing numerous homeowners and homeowners’ associations. We represented the unsecured creditors committee in the successful reorganization of the Riviera Hotel & Casino as well as the Aladdin Hotel & Casino. We represented the Debtor of the Maxim Hotel & Casino and brought that to a successful conclusion. Also, we represented some small airlines in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy, as well as many other multi-million dollar corporations and individuals including a large lawsuit involving improper HOA foreclosures. . In addition, we have filed over a thousand bankruptcies for individuals and corporations and continue to provide the best bankruptcy representation in the state.
  • The firms’ attorneys have numerous years of experience trying cases in state and federal courts, as well as representing clients from all over the world who do business here in Las Vegas. We are especially known for our expertise and skill in representing clients and businesses in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases as well as complicated real estate and business transactions.
  • We provide individual attention to each and every client while providing the services and expertise found in a large firm.
  • Our Firm is conveniently located on the southwest corner of Charleston and Buffalo in the Acuity Financial Center.” We service clients from all over the valley, including Henderson, Boulder City, Logandale and Mesquite. We also have clients from all over the United States from Los Angeles to New York and from all over the world from Canada to China. Whether you’re a large corporation or an individual needing simple legal advice, our expertise expands to cover all clients and legal needs.

Our Staff


David J. Winterton
David J. Winterton
Senior Counsel
David J. Winterton, Senior Counsel, has been practicing law for over 30 years. He focuses primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate structuring, corporate reorganization,
Autumn Wheeler
Autumn Wheeler
Paralegal
Autumn comes to us from the fellow western state of Colorado. She is a dynamic certified paralegal who assists Mr. Winterton in helping our clients
Nickie Winterton
Nickie Winterton
Office Manager
Nickie enjoys working with her husband of 25 years, David J. Winterton. Time and time again she is amazed at how much each client is
Julie McNeese
Julie McNeese
Clerical Assistant
When you contact the law office of David J. Winterton & Associates, the first person you will speak with will be Julie. She takes a