Attorney: Joshua Stutz
“If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell.” (Virgil, The Aeneid.) Joshua Stutz is committed to relentlessly pursuing the goals and best interests of his clients. Although Joshua believes a collaborative problem-solving approach to dispute resolution is in the best interest of his client, Joshua understands that a scorched-earth approach to litigation can produce tangible results for his clients in some circumstances.
Joshua graduated with honors from California Western School of Law in the top 10% of his law school class. While at California Western School of Law, Joshua was the President of the Child, Family, and Elderly Law Society, a traveling competitor for Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, and a member of the Public Service Honors Society. During law school, Joshua interned with both the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego’s Family Law Facilitators Office and the United States District Court, Southern District of California.
Joshua has been working in the family law field since March of 2013 as a paralegal, student volunteer, and law clerk. After passing the bar in 2017, Joshua moved to the Sacramento area, accepting a position as Associate Attorney in the family law department of a medium-size law firm. As the firm experienced rapid growth, Joshua was managing over 50 family law cases in various stages of litigation. Joshua choice to leave his established position at the medium-size law firm to start his own client-centered law firm because of the new management of the firm over emphasized profits over the needs of our clients.
Joshua is owner and managing partner of Stutz Law Office, PC, which provides high quality personalized and results driven legal representation at a reasonable rate. Joshua can help you navigate all of life’s setbacks and can help set you on the right course for peace of mind and a brighter future.
Attorney: Matthew Decaminada
Matthew is a native to California and grew up in Cloverdale, CA – a small town in Northern Sonoma County. Matthew moved to Sacramento in 2004 to attend Sacramento State where he earned his degree in Criminal Justice. While at Sacramento State, Matthew worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of California. There, he worked in the Victim Witness Unit managing the Victim Notification System and assisted with the Human Trafficking Taskforce. This was his first experience in the legal field, and he enjoyed the experience of helping victims and witnesses but decided it was time to move on. He then began working in the bankruptcy and debt relief field representing debtors where he worked as a case manager for two separate law firms.
In 2010, Matthew decided to attend law school locally at Lincoln Law School in Sacramento. Matthew worked while attending law school as a bankruptcy case manager and as an intern for a criminal defense attorney. After graduating and passing the bar exam, he landed a job at a bankruptcy firm with locations in the Bay Area, Sacramento, Roseville, and Oregon. Matthew handled all of the firm’s bankruptcy filings in the Eastern District of California and was also involved in the firm’s litigation department which filed lawsuits for various creditor violations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. After 2 ½ years at the firm, Matthew left in hopes of branching out and gaining experience in other areas of law. Matthew then worked and handled personal injury and criminal defense cases. In January of 2019, Matthew teamed up with Joshua Stutz and formed Stutz Law Office, P.C. focusing mainly on family law and debt relief.
Matthew is constantly researching new technologies in the legal field that can help in streamlining the process for both the firm and for clients. Stutz Law Office is focused on making the process as easy and stress free as possible for clients during one of the most difficult times in their life.
Nate Streich was born and raised in Wisconsin and moved to Sacramento, CA in 2009. While growing up in Wisconsin, Nate spent most of his time outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was a tri-athlete. After graduating high school, he played soccer for the University of Wisconsin for 1 year and then left to complete his first degree in Marketing: Business and Communications while actively participating in Delta Chi and completing many humanitarian services. After moving to California he attended Heald College, earning an associate degree in Paralegal Studies. Today Nate brings over 8 years of Family and Financial Law paralegal experience. He has worked in multiple fields of law such as but not limited to: family, bankruptcy, estate, civil, tax, and contracts.
Nate also loves both being outdoors and being a part of the community by participating and organizing a memorial volleyball tournament that gave scholarships to underprivileged children for school. Nate also has a boxer named Zeus and spends all the time he can with family and friends.
Garrett Lenox was born in Wisconsin and moved to California as a young child. Growing up Garrett excelled in sports, namely soccer, and was named an All-American in 2001. Garrett then graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. While attending college, Garrett worked as a paralegal for a bankruptcy law firm. Shortly after graduation, Garrett moved back to the Bay Area where he became a paralegal for a civil litigation law firm handling personal injury and contract dispute cases. In 2010, Garrett switched back to the field of bankruptcy working as a paralegal for one of the largest bankruptcy filers in Northern California.
As a paralegal and case manager, Garrett has overseen thousands of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases from the inception of the case through its discharge. Garrett has established a positive reputation and repour with the trustee’s offices and is vastly familiar with the local and federal court rules of the bankruptcy court. In his 18+ years as a paralegal and case manager, Garrett has acquired the skills and proficiencies necessary to thrive in the field of bankruptcy.