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Meet Lisa Torraco: Seasoned Attorney. Legal Advocate. In-Demand Consultant.

Lisa Torraco, founder of Lisa Torraco Law, has been a practicing lawyer for more than 30 years. She is an aggressive and experienced litigator representing clients in both federal and state courts. She is also in high demand as a consultant on criminal defense, gun rights, New Mexico law and more.

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Attorney Torraco’s practice includes criminal defense investigations, pre-indictment preventative work, habeas corpus, criminal appeals and criminal litigation in courts throughout the Southwest. Her litigation and consulting practice includes high-profile and high-stakes cases involving murder, kidnapping, racketeering, drug trafficking and other criminal allegations.

Additionally, attorney Torraco provides consulting services related to criminal prosecutions and civil actions involving child abuse, termination of parental rights by the New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD), domestic violence and other types of civil restraining orders, as well as educational discipline matters and disputes over taxation and motor vehicle revenue.

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A Former Prosecutor With Experience On Both Sides Of The Courtroom

Before establishing her law firm, Lisa Torraco served for 17 years as an assistant district attorney in the Office of the District Attorney in the 1st and 2nd District Attorneys’ offices, prosecuting all the crimes she now defends. As a young prosecutor, she was awarded the title of Prosecutor of the Year in 1993. Lisa was the senior managing attorney in the child abuse divisions in Santa Fe, Rio Arriba and Los Alamos counties, prosecuting child abuse and child sex crimes.

Attorney Torraco has represented defendants in many complex cases involving sex trafficking, computer-based crimes, racketeering and other violent crimes. She has tried a number of cases before a jury in both federal and state courts and has argued numerous cases on appeal.

A Leader In Criminal Law Reform

Ms. Torraco has done more than fight for the legal rights of her clients. She served in the New Mexico State Senate from 2013 to 2017 and was instrumental in bipartisan bills related to criminal justice reform and voter registration. She also advocates for criminal law reform as a published author, having written and published in local newspapers and national academic journals, as well as contributing to the blog NMLaw. The governor of New Mexico commended her with an Award for Outstanding Women.

Lisa Torraco is a published author recognized for her skills

For Criminal Defense Services, Contact Lisa Torraco Law

If you are facing criminal charges in New Mexico, call attorney Lisa Torraco at 505-308-6800 or fill out the online contact form to schedule a consultation.