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Jose Raul Torres

  • Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Criminal Law ...
  • New Jersey
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Biography

José R. Torres is experienced in real estate, bankruptcy and criminal defense. He also counsels clients in customs clearance and international trade law. Mr. Torres is admitted to practice law before the New Jersey and Florida Courts as well as the United States Court of International Trade and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Torres is also experienced in the areas of International Banking Compliance and Securities Investigations gained while working at the office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Manhattan. He has also served as fellow of the American Caribbean Law Initiative where he consulted on legal issues with the Attorney General of Jamaica. He has also trained in Geneva with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and obtained certification for International Law Dispute resolution from the prestigious Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Germany.

While not occupied with law, look for him on the field in elite softball competition or volunteering time to educational panels where he lends professional expertise and has been featured on radio talk shows and international television broadcasts on CNN en español. He is a native of Bogotá, Colombia and lives with wife and three children in northern New Jersey. Mr. Torres is also proficient in Italian.

Education
Florida Coastal School of Law
B.A. | Juris Doctor, Law
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Professional Associations
New Jersey State Bar  # 042952003
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
Torres Legal
129 Prospect St
Passaic, NJ 07055
Telephone: (973) 815-0075