A compassionate California law firm devoted to setting the world right, one client at a time.

About the Firm

LloydWinter, P.C. is dedicated to helping clients in their most urgent time of need with compassionate and knowledgeable legal services. We are a full-service California law firm situated conveniently in the heart of the Central Valley.

We take pride in the knowledge that we are different than the standard law firm, with our unique focus on technology, case selection and dedication to achieving the best results for our clients. Being on the forefront of technology solutions allows our team to work efficiently for our clients, encouraging growth and development in the attorneys we work with and the people who support them. With a solid foundation in compassionate values, and professional ethics, we lead our community by helping people, and fighting for their best interests one client at a time.

Our work for our clients includes a wide variety of litigation issues. From the fighting for your rights in the case of personal injury or wrongful death, to supporting your business interests in a contract dispute, to representing tenants or landlords in real estate matters, our team is always ready to assist.

See our services page for a detailed list of the types of representation we offer.

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Jody Winter

Principal Attorney and CEO

The Principal Attorney and CEO at LloydWinter, P.C., Jody is responsible for all aspects of legal representation and business management. He ensures each client receives an exceptional standard of service.

Jody personally oversees the management of LloydWinter, P.C., including client intake, representation in court, case management, and point of contact. His expertise in business and real estate law as well as personal injury representation allows him to bring personable legal assistance to his community and beyond.

Accomplished Experience:

Prior to founding LloydWinter, P.C., Jody worked with the firm Gilmore, Wood, Vinnard & Magness in Fresno, California. There he practiced civil litigation in a variety of business and commercial cases. He practiced real estate and business litigation, including a published constitutional opinion in the matter of Tosi et al. v. County of Fresno (2008) 161 Cal.App.4th 799.

Dedicated to Service:

Jody has been dedicated to serving the public and fighting for the rights of others from a young age. He has served as a campus coordinator and several other volunteer roles at The Well Community Church (www.thewellcommunity.org) in Fresno where he continues to lead in the small group ministry. Jody is also a member of the Christian Legal Society (www.clsnet.org), the C12 Group (www.c12group.com), and an Allied Attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom (www.adflegal.org).

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Jennifer Panicker

Attorney

As an enthusiastic servant to her clients, Jennifer has extensive civil litigation expertise and a proven history of fighting for their rights. Jennifer has been practicing since 2008, and part of LloydWinter since 2012 where she has excelled in contract litigation, real estate matters like quiet title, specific performance, and also injury.

Accomplished Experience:

Jennifer has a love for the Pacific Northwest, where she grew up and attended college. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Gonzaga University in 2005 and proceeded to excel at Syracuse University College of Law. She graduated cum laude in 2008 with a Juris Doctorate, and served as Executive Editor on the Syracuse Law Review.

As a recent graduate in Fresno, California, Jennifer began work with Gilmore, Wood, Vinnard & Magness in 2008 and was admitted to the California bar shortly after. She excelled as a civil litigation associate for the firm, working with civil clients and businesses.

Dedicated to Service:

Jennifer has a passion for service and fighting for those in need, co-founded and served as pro bono counsel for Central Valley Justice Coalition, an anti-human trafficking organization. She currently still serves as pro-bono counsel for the organization, along with serving as the Service Projects Coordinator at her church, where she organizes multiple monthly service projects.

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Sean Fredin

Attorney

Sean Fredin is an associate attorney at LloydWinter, P.C. Sean holds a bachelor degree in business administration from Menlo College, an AASCB accredited school and ranked as one of the best western schools by The Princeton Review the last nine years. Sean received his Jurors Doctorate from San Joaquin College of Law and sworn in as an attorney on June 9, 2017.

Before becoming an attorney, Sean intern as a law clerk at Webb Law Group here in Fresno. During his time at Webb Law Group, he sat second chair at trial for a contract defense case, 13CECL03298: J-Line Pump Co. vs. AG Pump & Well Repair et al. Sean represented USA Hydro Washing, Inc. DBA Clovis Well Drilling (“Clovis Well”). Sean helped to obtain a judgment in Clovis Well’s favor, finding it not liable to the contract.

Since that time, Sean has accumulated a number of successful motions and oppositions under his belt and negotiated favorable settlements for his clients. 

Sean enjoys sports, outdoor activities, and spending time with family.

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Vanessa Rios

Secretary

Vanessa Rios is the legal secretary at LloydWinter P.C. She is the point of contact for processing new client intakes, questions from clients, scheduling appointments and billing. Vanessa worked as a legal assistant in family law at the Law Office of Cheryl L. Browns and Law Office of Patricia B. O’Neil. She also worked at the Fresno County Bar Association and Attorney Referral and Information Service for over 9 years as an office assistant/intake clerk.

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Donna Henrikson

Paralegal

Donna Henrikson is employed as the paralegal at LloydWinter, P.C.  She has worked in the field of law since 1981 and enjoys the “one on one” with our clients to discuss the facts and particulars of their case.  Donna reviews and requests records, negotiates liens down during settlement, drafts legal documents as needed under the supervision of the attorneys, and assists in whatever way is necessary to move your case successfully toward conclusion.  She was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley and prior to law, worked as an escrow officer handing both land and residential transactions.

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William

I have used Jody on two occasions and have been extremely happy with the service level he provided. In the first instance he was able to negotiate a favorable settlement. He was efficient and cognizant of my budget..."

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Client

Mr. Winter was very helpful in helping me get a final bonus from my previous employer. He wrote several letters and helped with the negotiations with my employer's attorney.