Formed in 1996, Torraco Law has become one of the leading criminal defense litigation firms in the Southwest. Ms. Torraco is an aggressive fighter who has a proven record of success. She has a solid background in public service, she is a former prosecutor, a former adjunct law professor  and she remains active in teaching and mentoring law students and other attorneys.

Ms. Torraco’s practice focuses on criminal litigation and related proceedings, as well as all aspects of white collar criminal defense, including pre-charging investigations and litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Ms. Torraco is a former New Mexico State Senator, having served the State of New Mexico in that capacity from 2013 to 2016. She was a leader in Criminal Justice reforms and New Mexico Common Cause recognized her with their Good Government award, for her work on voter reforms. She is a former prosecutor, and was recognized as New Prosecutor of the Year in 1992.  

Torraco Law has a reputation for superior service and results. Lisa Torraco strives to earn that reputation every day by giving her clients prompt and personal attention, by investigating facts and analyzing issues early and correctly, by strategizing with our clients to achieve meaningful results, by employing our experience to seek creative solutions, and by providing outstanding written and oral advocacy. Torraco Law uses only the best experts, from investigators to criminal forensics, we are the best, so we work with the best. Torraco Law values our close and long-lasting relationships with our clients. Our commitment to each client is to achieve the best possible result sooner rather than later, as cost-efficiently as possible, and with the kind of creativity and integrity that truly serves their best interests. That is what makes Ms. Torraco stand above rest.

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Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico  |  Serving Clients Statewide


Criminal Law

Firearms Cases



Lisa A. Torraco, Attorney
823 Gold SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

(505) 750-7665 (after-hours)

(505) 244-0530