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Maria Fernanda Torres

Maria Fernanda Torres

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Criminal law: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Derek Michael Smith

    I have worked with Fernanda on many cases while I was a prosecutor with the City of Seattle. I was opposing counsel with her on dozens of criminal cases and a civil asset forfeiture. I respect her advocacy for her clients and professionalism with opposing counsel. I highly recommend her


    Derek Smith Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Innocence Project NW

UW School of Law
P.O. Box 85110
Seattle, WA, 98145



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
VLS Volunteer of the YearKing County Bar Association Community Legal Services2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Staff AttorneyInnocence Project Northwest2011 - Present
Independent Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw Office of Fernanda Torres2010 - 2012
AssociateAllen, Hansen & Maybrown2004 - 2008
Staff AttorneyThe Defender Association2003 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Association Criminal Defense LawyersBoard Member2011 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2004 - Present
Latina/o Bar Association of WashingtonMemberN/A
Hispanic National Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersmemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Williams CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Washington Defender Association CLEWorking with diverse clients2010