Stephanie Gutierrez

Stephanie Gutierrez

Stephanie Gutierrez is an associate attorney at the Riverside office of Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP and is a member of the Public Law Practice Group. Stephanie advises cities and other public agencies on a variety of public law issues related to the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, the Political Reform Act, and code enforcement.

Stephanie regularly drafts contracts, ordinances, and resolutions as well as other development related agreements. She also routinely represents city planning commissions at their meetings and provides training to local government officials.  In addition, Stephanie contributes to the League of California Cities’ Municipal Law Handbook. Stephanie earned her Juris Doctor degree from University of La Verne College of Law.  During law school, she served as a judicial extern for Associate Justice Carol D. Codrington of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, and was Editor in Chief of the Journal of Law Business and Ethics.  She also received a Master of Public Administration degree from University of La Verne College of Business and Public Management.

Stephanie has received a lot of advice throughout her legal journey by her mentors, but has received the best from her family: “In between goals is a thing called life that has to be lived and enjoyed.”

  • J.D., University of La Verne College of Law, 2016
  • M.P.A., University of La Verne, 2016
  • B.A., English, California State University, San Bernardino, 2012
  • State Bar of California
  • Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court
  • Riverside County Bar Association