Our Criminal Justice System
May 02, 2018
Raul Torrez, District Attorney, Bernalillo County
Our Criminal Justice System

Raúl Torrez, District Attorney for Bernalillo County, is a former federal prosecutor and senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice. In 2009 he was appointed to serve as a White House Fellow and Special Counsel to the Deputy General of the U.S. For more than a decade, he has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and worked at every level of the criminal justice system, handling some of the toughest cases, having prosecuted child pornographers, bank robbers, sexual predators and armed career criminals in both state and federal courts. He was sworn in as District Attorney on January 1, 2017. He is a native of Albuquerque, a graduate of Harvard University, and received a Master's Degree from the London School of Economics before receiving his law degree from Stanford University. He and his wife, Nash, have two children.