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Ralph G. Torres

1801 Broadway, Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80202
Toll Free: 866-935-0642
Phone: 303-502-9186
Fax: 303-292-3661
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Ralph G. Torres

Ralph G. Torres

Member
Location:
Denver, Colorado
Phone:
(303) 502-9186
(866) 935-0642
Fax:
(303) 292-3661
Email:

Ralph G. Torres has been a sole practitioner since 1986 with expertise in employment and labor discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, FLSA, OSHA compliance, and administrative law. Mr. Torres presently represents both claimants and management in actions filed in state and federal courts in Colorado and other states and before state and federal regulatory agencies.

Mr. Torres lectures extensively in the areas of EEO and employment discrimination for the Hispanic National Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, at various local universities and colleges and before various community groups, including state and federal agencies. He presents seminars for clients and managers on a whole range of labor, EEO and employment discrimination topics.

Mr. Torres is completely fluent in English and Spanish. He was listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2003-2004. Martindale-Hubbell AV rating (A is for very high-preeminent legal ability, V is for very high ethical standing).

Past Employment Positions

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Denver District Office, Colorado, 3/73 to 5/86

Acting Regional Attorney; Supervisory Trial Attorney; Senior Trial Attorney. Tried employment discrimination cases on behalf of the federal government in federal courts in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Texas and Oklahoma. Represented the government against lawsuits filed by former or current EEOC employees.

 Mexican-American Legal Defense & Educational Fund
 Denver, Colorado, 10/71 to 3/73

Associate Counsel for Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and coordinator for a student practice program at the University of Denver, College of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Class Actions -- Plaintiff
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Whistleblower

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1970
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1971

Education

  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • Juris Doctorate - 1970
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
    • Bachelor of Science - 1967
    • Major: Business Administration

Classes/Seminars

  • Business Law, Regis College, 1971
  • Former Faculty Member for Legal Services Corporation, Federal Practice and Procedure, Evidence and EEO Law

Honors and Awards

  • Eleanor P. Williams Arthritis Award, 2008
  • Inducted into New Mexico State University, College of Business & Economics Hall of Fame, 2000
  • Outstanding Alumni, University of Denver, College of Law, 1998
  • Outstanding Lawyer Award, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, 1991
  • Appointed by Mayor Pena to Citizens for Denver's Future, 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Supreme Court, Disciplinary Hearing Board, Member, 1999 - Present
  • New Mexico State University Foundation, Board of Directors, 2008 - Present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Board of Governor's, 1994-1996; Amicus Brief Committee, 1993-2004
  • Colorado Bar Association, Chairman, 1993-1995; Co-Chair Convention Committee, 1995-1996
  • Colorado Bar Association, Employment & Labor Law Section, 1994 - 2004
  • Denver Bar Association, Metropolitan Conciliation Panel Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Judicial Administration & Law-Related Education
  • Denver Bar Association, Topical Luncheons, Bench Bar Retreat Committees, Court Tours
  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, Founding Member, Board of Directors, 1993-1994
  • Alfred A. Arraj American Inn of Court, Founding Member, 1993 - Present
  • Alfred A. Arraj American Inn of Court, Historian, 1996-1997; Executive Committee, 2002-Present
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates
  • Colorado Judicial Institute, Member, Board of Directors, 1999-Present; Vice-Chair, 2002-2004
  • University of Denver, College of Law, Law Alumni Council, 1991-Present; Chair, Law Alumni Council, 1994-1996
  • Denver Judicial Nominating Commission, Member, 1985-2002; Chair, 1994-1998
  • Robert B. Yegge Hispanic Scholarship Committee, University of Denver, College of Law, National Chairman
  • University of Denver, College of Law, Chancellors Society
  • Delta Sigma Pi, Professional Business Fraternity, Denver Alumni Chapter, Member
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  • American-Israel Friendship League, Member, Board of Directors, 1989-1996; Vice President, 1989-1990, 1989 - 1996
  • American-Israel Friendship League, Chairman, Finance Committee / Member Dinner Committee, 1990
  • American-Israel Friendship League, Partners in Education Award Dinner Committee, 1989 - 1995
  • American Bar Association, Labor Law & Litigation Sections, Member
  • American Bar Association, Subcommittees on EEO Law, EEO Litigation Federal Practice & Procedure
  • Denver Bar Association, Community Concerns Committee
  • Denver Bar Association, Co-Chairman, Economic Development Sub-Committee
  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, Member National Convention Committee / Chairman CLE Committee
  • Colorado Real Estate Commissioner, 1989 - 1994
  • Denver Partnership, Member, 1989
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member of Board of Directors, 1987-1990; Chairman By-Laws Committee
  • Community College of Denver, Member of Advisory Council, 1986-1993; Chairman, 1989-1993
  • Colorado State Fair Fiesta Advisory Committee, Member, 1989 - 1992
  • Colorado State Board for Community Colleges & Occupational Education, Board Member, 1993-2001; Vice-Chair, 1997-1998
  • Colorado State Board for Community Colleges & Occupational Education, Chair 1998-1999; Vice-Chair, 1999-2000