Roger D. Wintle is a founding shareholder of The Heritage Law Group and has over thirty-five (35) years of experience. Mr. Wintle received his undergraduate education from San Jose State University and advanced degrees from the University of North Dakota and the University of Bridgeport. He received his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1982. Mr. Wintle began his legal career in Dallas, Texas in 1982, where he was an associate and later a partner with Shank, Irwin & Conant. His practice at the time included high value asset and real estate transactions. Mr. Wintle subsequently joined the Dallas, Texas office of Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey, a national law firm with headquarters in New York City where he continued his real estate practice.
Mr. Wintle moved to California in 1989 where he joined the San Jose law firm of Ferrari, Alvarez, Olsen & Ottoboni, first as an associate and later as a partner. Mr. Wintle, continued his real estate practice.
In 1995, Mr. Wintle and Terence Kane formed the law firm of Wintle & Kane, LLP and that firm subsequently merged with the Heritage Law Group, a P.C. in 2003. As a partner in the Heritage Law Group, Mr. Wintle expanded his practice to include business formation, general counsel services, intellectual property litigation, and general litigation.
Mr. Wintle has practiced in numerous areas of the law including, real estate, intellectual property, business formation and general counsel services, construction, environmental laws, commercial and residential leases drafting and review, and litigation with regard to most of these areas. He is an expert negotiator who uses his cordial nature and easy-going attitude to work closely with opposing counsel to find resolution to his client's legal problems. He is a successful trial attorney but nevertheless works hard to settle his cases before trial. As a former teacher, Mr. Wintle educates his clients so that they can be realistic with their expectations and have a clear understanding of the litigation process and its costs, both financial and emotional. Mr. Wintle is well respected and admired among clients and opposing counsels.
Mr. Wintle's expertise and good nature has led him to be sought after by clients and other attorneys as a mediator to resolve cases prior to trial.
Mr. Wintle understands the financial and emotional toll litigation can have on clients and therefore works hard to settle as many of his cases as he can to the satisfaction of his clients.
Mr. Wintle has previously served as President of the Board of Directors of the San Jose State University Alumni Association and the Greater San Jose Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, was a contributing author to Broker-Agent Magazine, part-time instructor at West Valley College Paralegal Program, and speaks regularly to real estate brokerage firms on topics relating to annual legal updates, risk assessment and risk management, broker compliance, and real estate transactions in general.
- ADA Access Defense
- Asset Purchases
- Brokerage Compliance and Broker/Agent License Defense
- Business Formation and Transactions
- Business Litigation
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial & Residential Sales
- Commercial Contracts
- Construction Transactions, Litigation, and License Defense
- Corporate and Securities
- Estates & Trusts
- Financing & Dispute Resolution
- Technology Transactions
- Intellectual Property
- Negotiable Instruments
- Neighbor Disputes
- Operational Matters
- Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies
- Private and Public Syndication
- Private Offerings
- Real Estate
- Research and Development Agreements
- Sales of Business
- Technology and Software Licenses
- University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California, 1982 San Jose State University
- University of North Dakota
- University of Bridgeport
- Past President of the San Jose State University Alumni Association and Former Board of Directors
- Past Director of the Greater San Jose Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Past President of San Jose Toastmasters Club.
- Past Director of the American Heart Association, San Jose Chapter
- Current Member of the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors