Alejandro Gutierrez was born in Pereira, Colombia. He moved to the United States in the early 2000s. Alejandro earned his Associate of Arts at the Honors College of Miami Dade College. Having developed a great interest in government, Alejandro transferred to Georgetown University in Washington DC where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government. Alejandro then returned to Miami to attend law school at Florida International University College of Law. Alejandro was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2013. He is also admitted to practice in the Southern District of Florida.
Alejandro’s experience includes working as a Student Attorney for the Investor Advocacy Clinic of the FIU College of Law where he helped investors who had disputes with their brokers, interning for the City Attorney’s Office of the City of Miami in both the Employment and Government, Land Use and Quality of Life Division and working as a research assistant for Dean M.C. Mirow.
Alejandro then started practicing law in the fields of general liability, insurance and employment law. For the nearly four years before joining the firm Alejandro practiced in general liability law in both pre-litigation and litigation as well as insurance, employment law and family law. Alejandro has experience in both the State and Federal Court system.
Alejandro authored “The Pitfall of At-Will and Just Cause Employment” which is a comparative analysis of employment law between the United States and Colombia.
Alejandro joins Pena Garcia & Diz after practicing in the past four years in areas including personal injury, employment law, and family law.