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Rachel Winston

Contact: 505.819.3731
Law School: University of New Mexico
Jurisdictions: District of Columbia
New Mexico


About Rachel Winston
The Winston Firm, P.C. is a solo practice property law firm specializing in commercial and residential land transactions; condominium and homeowners association representation; review, revision, interpretation and enforcement of condominium and subdivision project documents; easement disputes; foreclosures; loan workouts; priority disputes; and land use matters.

The firm also represents clients in the buying and selling of businesses; entity formation (including articles and operating agreements); asset purchase agreements; employment and agency agreements; and corporate governance documents.

For clients with non-complex estate planning needs, the firm will gladly assist with the drafting of basic estate planning documents.
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
New Mexico
Professional Experience
Associate, Scheuer, Yost & Patterson, P.C.
Represented clients in commercial and residential land transactions, easement disputes, foreclosures, loan workouts, priority disputes, and land use matters, analyzed title and mortgage documents, drafted and negotiated commercial and residential leases, condominium project documents and subdivision CC&Rs, tracked ongoing changes to FHA/VA/Fannie Mae project requirements, and provided representation to condominium and subdivision homeowners associations. Represented clients in the buying and selling of businesses, entity formation, including articles and operating agreements, asset purchase agreements, employment and agency agreements, and corporate governance documents. Assisted clients with basic estate planning, including drafting wills, trusts and related estate documents, and assisting with estate probate matters.
University of New MexicoJ.D. (2005)Law
Honors: Margaret Keiper Dailey Award for Professional Responsibility; Clinical Honors.
Activities: Editor, Natural Resources Journal
Bryn Mawr CollegeB.A.English Literature
Professional Activities
Member Board of Adjustment 2007-Current
Details: Appointed by Mayor to serve on municipal board responsible for hearing development permit appeals and variance requests.
Professional Associations
Member, District of Columbia Bar
Member, Maryland State Bar Association
Member, New Mexico State Bar


Website: Website


The Winston Firm, P.C.
508 West Cordova Road
Coronado Center
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Telephone: 505.819.3731
Fax: 866.511.6686