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A Polished Attorney Defending People Facing Criminal Charges

Lisa Torraco has successfully represented clients in a variety of criminal cases. As a former prosecutor, she understands how to evaluate a case and counter the strategies of the prosecution. Her first instinct is to fight. If the prosecution insists on pressing charges, she can go the distance.

Defending Clients Charged With Rape And Other Sex Offenses

The stigma attached to a sex crime accusation can follow a person for life. The convicted must frequently register as a sex offender. Too often, the court of public opinion assumes the accused are guilty before the trial begins. Lisa Torraco understands this bias and fights tenaciously to make sure every accused client gets a fair trial.

Sex offense cases Lisa Torraco litigates include:

  • Rape (criminal sexual penetration)
  • Sexual assault and sexual battery
  • Sexual harassment
  • Cybersex crimes
  • Sex trafficking
  • Crimes against children

Lisa Torraco is dedicated to making sure that people accused of sex offenses get a fair trial.

Taking Murder And Other Violent Crime Cases

Penalties for violent crimes in New Mexico include large fines and extended time behind bars. While New Mexico does have a “stand your ground” rule that justifies violent actions if your life is in danger, this can be very difficult to prove in court. Lisa Torraco has extensive experience defending clients against violent crime charges, including:

If you’ve been charged with a violent crime, you need to act quickly to hire an attorney. The longer you wait to hire a lawyer, the harder it is to gather evidence, find witnesses and examine the alleged crime scene.

Contact Former Prosecutor Lisa Torraco

If you are facing criminal charges in New Mexico, contact former prosecutor Lisa Torraco to get the advantage of her inside knowledge of how the prosecution builds cases against people charged with violent crimes. Call 505-244-0530 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation.