Alumni & Friends

Law Stars

Ralph G. Torres, JD'70

Outstanding Alumni Award - 1998

In 1971, Ralph Torres became associate counsel for the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund ("MALDEF"). He then served as regional attorney of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Torres frequently lectures on EEO and employment discrimination law for the Hispanic National Bar Association—of which he is a founding member—and the Colorado Bar Association. He served on the University of Denver College of Law Alumni Council from 1991 to 1997 and was its chair from 1994 to 1996. Torres is a member of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education and the Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors, and has also served on the board of directors for the Denver Performing Arts Complex. He is currently a solo practitioner in Denver.