Ms. Gutierrez recently joined the team at Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC as Legal Assistant. As a Bay Area Native born to immigrant parents, Ms. Gutierrez has developed a passion and drive towards helping those in need, specifically within the legal system. Ms. Gutierrez’s hard work and dedication enabled her to pursue a higher education where she earned a B.A. in Legal Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
While pursuing her education, Ms. Gutierrez also devoted her time volunteering for various programs tutoring Math and assisting asylum seekers and refugee students. Ms. Gutierrez traveled abroad and nationally assisting professors in field work in Mexico and interning at Georgetown Law School where she participated in the Juvenile Justice Clinic assisting indigent clients.
Since graduating, Ms. Gutierrez continued expanding her skills helping others in the criminal justice system working as a legal assistant in private criminal defense firms where she heavily engaged with clients in assisting with translation, client intake and assisting with filing court documents and forms with the court.
Ms. Gutierrez has a love of learning and a strong passion for justice, particularly in law. Ms. Gutierrez is excited to be part of a team that takes every case seriously in providing each client the time and representation they deserve. Ms. Gutierrez is also fluent in Spanish.