Mr. Guttenberg grew up in the Glendale, CA area. He graduated from Loyola High School, Los Angeles in 1998. He went on to co-found and co-manage a small business, California Document Shredding, Inc., with his parents, also graduating from Cal State Northridge with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and a minor in Economics.
He graduated from University of La Verne College of Law in 2015. His academic accomplishments there include Dean’s List (four semesters), and CALI awards for the top grades in Evidence, Estate Planning, Math & Physics for Lawyers, and Criminal Procedure (Pre-trial, Trial & Sentencing). He was an editor for University of La Verne Law Review, and published a piece entitled “Note: Unnecessary Roughness: How California Assembly Bill 1309 May Leave Some Injured Professional Athletes Without A Workers’ Compensation Remedy.” He was also honored with the Dean’s Award at graduation, which is an award given at the discretion of the Dean of the law school for outstanding achievement.
His previous practice experience includes representing family law clients and representing homeowners in disputes with contractors and county governments over alleged unfair business practices and financial elder abuse.
Mr. Guttenberg has also been a high school baseball umpire since 2000, and currently is a member of the Orange County Baseball Umpires Association. He enjoys cooking, hiking and exploring the American Southwest. He lives in La Mirada with his wife Jennifer and their two Mini Australian Shepherds, Eddie and Zeus.