About Us

The Honorable Patricia A. Winston, Judge

The Honorable Patricia A. Winston was appointed to the Superior Court of Delaware by Governor John Carney on June 1, 2022. Judge Winston received her J.D., cum laude, in 2008 from Widener University School of Law. During law school, she served as Internal Managing Editor for The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. Judge Winston received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Delaware, in 1999 and is a native Delawarean.

Prior to joining the bench, Judge Winston practiced corporate and commercial litigation as an Associate with the law firm of Morris James from 2008 to 2016, becoming a Partner in 2016. While in private practice, Judge Winston litigated cases in the U.S. District Court, Delaware Supreme Court, Superior Court, and Court of Chancery.

Judge Winston is currently a member of the National Bar Association's Commercial Law Section. In the past, she served as Chair of the Delaware State Bar Association's Litigation Section, a Board Member of the Delaware Supreme Court's Board of Bar Examiners, a member of the Delaware Supreme Court's Permanent Advisory Committee on the Delaware Lawyers' Rules of Professional Conduct, and as a member of the Delaware Superior Court Complex Commercial Litigation Division Advisory Committee.

Judge Winston's present term ends June 1, 2034.