William W. “Bill” Winters joined the Mlnarik Law Group, Inc. in 2015. His practice areas include Family Law, Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation and he is an experienced litigator in all three contexts. In his Family Law practice, Bill primarily represents parties through difficult divorce proceedings and custody disputes. In his Bankruptcy Law practice, Bill represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 proceedings. In his civil litigation practice, Bill represents debtors and creditors in debt collection actions and also practices business litigation. Prior to joining the Mlnarik Law Group, Bill served as a law clerk for the now-retired bankruptcy Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt in the San Jose division of the Northern District of California. At the bankruptcy court, Bill prepared bench memoranda and court orders in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 matters.
Bill graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 2014. At Santa Clara, he graduated in the top quarter of his class and received Witkin Awards for academic excellence in individual classes in Evidence, the Law of Debtors and Creditors, Remedies and Administrative Law. While in law school, Bill worked for a Milpitas, California bankruptcy attorney where he handled both bankruptcy and civil matters and volunteered in the consumer protection section of the Alexander Law Clinic.
Bill lives in Boulder Creek, California. As an outdoors enthusiast, Bill loves hiking and finding unique scenic views around northern California. Bill also enjoys reading history and philosophy, particularly from the classical period.