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Margaret M. Gutierrez

also known as Maggie Gutierrez

About me




Aggressive Former Prosecutor & Former Insurance Company Attorney with 24 years of legal experience protecting client rights from Key West to Key Largo.


  • On Call 24/7 @ 305-394-7100

  • Aggressive & Experienced

  • Available & Dedicated

  • PAYMENT PLANS, All Major Credit Cards & PayPal Accepted



(DISCLAIMER: Prospective Clients may not obtain the same or similar results)


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    22 years, 500 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 30%
    25 years, 2 thousand cases



Hourly ($250-400/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (50 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Blake Marcus DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Other

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    I have known Margaret both personally and professionally for over 25 years. Her knowledge of criminal matters is unsurpassed. She is a tireless advocate and a true fighter for her clients. You can't do better..


    Robert Brocato Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Margaret M. Gutierrez, P.L.

1075 Duval Street
Key West, FL, 33040


FLMember in Good Standing200801/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community ServiceThe Historic Florida Keys Foundation2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 DUI Lawyers of South FloridaTop 100 DUI Lawyers2014
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2014
Community ServiceThe Historic Florida Keys Foundation2013
Community ServiceThe Historic Florida Keys Foundation2012
Best WebmistressRotary Club of Key West2010
4th of July Pyrotechnic Crew VolunteerRotary Club of Key West2010
Best WebmistressRotary Club of Key West2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Margaret M. Gutierrez, P.L.1997 - Present
AttorneyNationwide Insurance1995 - 1997
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of The State Attorney for Baltimore County, Maryland1990 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
16th Judicial Circuit Professionalism PanelCo-Chair2015 - Present
National Association of Distinguished CounselNation's TOP ONE Percent2014 - Present
Top 100 National Trial LawyersMember2014 - Present
Top 100 DUI Lawyers of Southern FloridaMember2014 - Present
Rotary Club of MarathonMember2014 - Present
Key West Chamber of CommerceFormer Member2013 - 2014
Historical Architectual Review Commission for the City of Key West (HARC)Former Vice Chair/Commissioner2012 - 2014
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Monroe County Chapter)Member2008 - Present
Monroe County Bar AssociationPast President2008 - 2015
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Business and Professional Women FoundationMember2007 - Present
Cancer Foundation of the Florida KeysBoard of Directors2005 - Present
The Rotary Club of Key WestFormer Board of Directors/Member2005 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida v. GarciaDISMISSED!
State of Florida v. BrownNO ACTION TAKEN BY STATE! No charges brought against client!
Personal Injury Accident: Nicole C.Settlement for Maximum Policy Limits!
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Western Maryland CollegeBusiness Administration & Economics & American HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Baltimore County Police AcademyTraining for Trial1993
Baltimore County Police AcademyTraining for Trial1992