Lori Guthrie was born in El Centro, California, and moved to San Diego when she was five years old.  She attended California State University at Fresno for two years and then transferred to San Diego State University.  Upon graduating from San Diego State University with a degree in Business Administration, Lori attended the Paralegal Program at the University of San Diego, obtaining her certificate in 1987.  Lori worked as a litigation paralegal for eight years before entering law school.

In 1998, Lori graduated with honors, earning her law degree from California Western School of Law and worked for several years as a civil litigation defense attorney for a firm in San Diego, California. Lori joined Shinnick & Ryan in 2009 and became a partner in the Firm in 2012.

San Diego State University, 1987- B.S. Business Administration (Management)
University of San Diego- Lawyer’s Assistant Program- 1987
California Western School of Law, 1998- J.D.

Bar Admissions:
State Bar of California, 1998

Area of Practice:
Construction Litigation