The firm was organized on February 1, 1987, under the name of Goytisolo & Sáez.  In July of 1991, Messrs. Jose E. Martinez  and Renaldy J. Gutierrez  joined the firm as counsel, and became name partners in September 1992 (later to be known as Martinez & Gutierrez).  In September 2002, as a result of Mr. Martinez’s judicial appointment to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the firm was renamed Gutierrez & Associates.  The firm is “av” rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Renaldy J. Gutierrez (Harvard University LL.M., 1988; University of Miami J.D. 1985, cum laude; and Universidad Centroamericana J.D. 1970, summa cum laude) was in-house counsel to an important international investment group before joining the firm. He is admitted to the Nicaragua Bar Association. He is a panel member under the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID/World Bank) and Arbitrator with Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

He was admitted to the Florida Bar in January 1986 and to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in May 2007. He practices in the areas of Foreclosures, representing Plaintiffs, Corporations, and commercial transactions including international business.


Kathleen M. Sales (Duke University, B.A., 1989, and New York Law School, J.D., 1997); admitted to Bar: Florida, 1998. Practices in the areas of Foreclosure and General Civil Litigation. Ms. Sales became an associate in April 1999.

Lourdes N. Gutierrez (Florida International University, B.A., 1999, and St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 2008), born in Managua, Nicaragua; admitted to Bar: Florida, 2008. Practices in the areas of Foreclosure, Real Estate, Corporations and Commercial Transactions. Ms. Gutierrez became an associate in October 2008.

Primary Areas of Practice

The firm has extensive experience in residential and commercial foreclosure matters; collections; and civil litigation in general.  Likewise, its attorneys have substantial experience in business and corporate law, real estate acquisitions and development.  The firm is an approved title agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (through Attorneys’ Title Fund Services LLC).

Representative Clients

Face Bank International Corporation, Seacoast National Bank, and U.S. Mortgage Finance Group.

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