Winnie Ward (‘81)


Winnie Ward is a founding partner of the law firm of Stewart, Ward and Josephson, LLP.  She specializes in commercial real estate transactions.  Winnie represents institutional tenant clients throughout the United States, as well as real estate developers in Sacramento and the Bay Area. 

Winnie attended County Day from the 1st through 12th grades, graduating in 1981.  She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University, and her J.D. from UC Davis School of Law. Winnie previously served on the boards of The Friendship Club, a Nevada City-based nonprofit group dedicated to providing services for girls in sixth through twelfth grades, Sierra Forever Families (now Stanford Sierra Youth & Families) and ACRE (the Association of Commercial Real Estate). Winnie and her husband, Dale, own MindWinder Aviation, an aerial firefighting company based in Reno, Nevada. 

In their spare time, Winnie and Dale spend time with and serve at the beck and call of their animals – three cats and a dog.