Michael Winsten

Attorney at Law

Since 1986, I have been engaged in the private practice of business law, first with several of Southern California’s most prestigious corporate law firms, then founding my own firm in 2000. In focusing on advocacy for healthcare providers, as well as estate planning and elder law, my goal is to help individuals and their families seek favorable results.

Practice Areas

Healthcare Provider Law

As a healthcare professional, you may need guidance with business transactions, reimbursement issues, compliance with state and federal laws, and more.

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Estate Planning

Whether you need help drafting a will, or are seeking a resolution to an asset distribution dispute, it's important to plan for the future in an efficient and effective manner.

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Elder Law

Protect and provide for those you cherish. An elder law attorney can help you with healthcare services for seniors, including Medi-Cal planning, guardianship, and more.

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The Legal Guidance You Deserve

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The laws surrounding healthcare can be complex. Work with me to better understand your rights.

I represent healthcare professionals throughout Orange County.

As a physician or other healthcare provider, you always strive to put your patients first. When you schedule an initial consultation with my firm, your business goals and your legal rights will be my number one priority. I offer guidance in business acquisition, restructuring, and other services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to solo practice physicians and start-up healthcare business ventures.

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Case Results

Your legal matter is important to you, which is why I work tirelessly to help you move forward. My laser focus on each client’s unique goals allows me to seek cost-effective solutions for individuals throughout Orange County and the rest of Southern California.

Serving Clients Throughout Orange County, California

I am proud to advise the people of San Clemente, Irvine, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, and the surrounding areas of Southern California on legal issues involving healthcare provider law, estate planning, and elder law.

As a highly-regarded legal practice focused on delivering skilled representation of healthcare providers, as well as providing estate planning and elder law services for seniors, I know how frustrating navigating these issues can often seem. Since 2000, I’ve strived to provide cost-effective legal and business solutions to my clients, because no one should have to face these issues on their own. I'm here to represent your needs every step of the way.

Honest Advice Backed by Experience

Since the start of my career, I’ve put an emphasis on scholarship, ethical advocacy, and effective communication with my clients. If you have a question or concern about your case, I’m easily accessible and ready to help. If doubts arise, I’ll remind you to stay focused on the goals that led you to hire me in the first place.

Working Together Toward Favorable Results

Collaboration is an important part of my services. We’ll work together to seek solutions to your challenges, but I’m not afraid to take the lead if necessary to achieve results. When you’re ready to get started, set up a consultation with my office in San Clemente. 

Featured Articles & Publications

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Susceptibility to manipulation from those who will defraud or steal grows as people become more elderly or ill. Targeted attacks on vulnerable older people to exert what attorneys deem "undue influence" constitutes elder abuse. It disrupts the older persons' impulse to provide for loved ones and instead leaves assets to the manipulator.

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A frustrating and expensive, yet pervasive irritant in the relationship between healthcare providers and payors are overpayments made in what can be called the "ordinary course of business" due to mistakes and inadvertence. This recurring pattern can be called the "ordinary course of business"...

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