ABOUT H. JOHN GUTIERREZ

Personal Injury Lawyer

H. JOHN GUTIERREZ (OF COUNSEL)

John Gutierrez manages Bailey & Galyen’s California office. He has 15 years’ experience litigating cases involving personal injuries, premises liability, and insurance claims.

John is a native of Biloxi, Mississippi. He obtained his law degree from Georgetown University. Prior to that, he received an undergraduate degree from Brown University and a master’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

John has litigated a number of nationwide class action cases involving defective computers, vehicles, and building materials. In those cases, he helped consumers obtain multi-million dollar settlements. He also has extensive experience in construction litigation and real estate disputes.

Mr. Gutierrez is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout California.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of California, admitted 2005
  • State Bar of Texas, admitted 2008
  • Mississippi Bar, admitted 2000

EDUCATION

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
    • J.D., 1999
    • Awarded Honors in legal research and writing
  • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
    • M.L.I.S., 1990
  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    • A.B., 1988

PUBLICATIONS

  • Contributing Author, California Class Actions Practice and Procedures (Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Editor, 2006)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Mississippi Bar, Public Information Committee, 2003-2004

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP), San Francisco, California, pro bono work, 2005-2007
  • Biloxi Library Board of Trustees, Biloxi, Mississippi, 2003-2004