Home Town: Pearland
Joseph Gutheinz of Pearland is a criminal defense attorney at the Gutheinz Law Firm LLP, a certified fraud examiner, and a criminal justice instructor for the University of Phoenix and Alvin Community College. He is also a retired senior special agent with the NASA Office of the Inspector General, and a published author. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Pro-Bono College of Texas, and Texas and Brazoria County Bar associations, and a volunteer guest speaker for International Business Forum. He is also a past board member of the Council on Sex Offender Treatment and Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. He served in the California State National Guard and U.S. Army. Gutheinz received a bachelor's degree and master's degree in criminal justice from California State University, a master's degree in systems management from the University of Southern California, and a law degree from South Texas College of Law.