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Friday, June 1, 2018 11:58 PM

SDUT Editorial Board Endorses Torres for Judge

The Editorial Board of the San Diego Union Tribune has endorsed Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:01 PM

San Diego County Bar Association Rates Candidate Exceptionally Qualified

The San Diego County Bar Association, representing more than 10,000 practicing attorneys and judges, has completed its evaluation of all candidates in the June 5th primary for Seat 37. Candidate Victor Torres is rated "Exceptionally Qualified," the Bar Association's highest rating, to perform the services of Superior Court Judge.

The process involved extensive vetting of the candidates through interviews and outreach to members of the San Diego legal community and the people they serve. As of May 1, 2018, Mr. Torres was the only candidate for Seat 37 to receive the Bar's highest rating.

 


Monday, May 7, 2018 3:09 PM

Endorsements continue to pour in!

The Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge is proud to announce the following endorsements that have been made in the past week: The Honorable Michael J. Popkins, Supervising Deputy District Attorney Carlos Varela, Deputy Attorney General and former President of the San Diego Bar Association Marvin Mizell, and the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association.

"I have chosen to endorse Victor Torres because he is a highly qualified attorney who is highly ethical and a gentleman. I would be proud to have him on our bench as colleague," said Judge Popkins who currently sits on the Superior Court.

Mail-in balloting begins today in San Diego County for the June 5 primary election.


Wednesday, May 2, 2018 9:42 AM

Infographic of the SDCBA Judicial Evaluation Process


Friday, April 20, 2018 8:28 AM

Lawyers Club of San Diego Supports Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge.

The Board of Director of the Lawyers Club of San Diego has voted to support Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge in the June 5 primary election. Lawyers Club is a specialty bar association founded in 1972 to advance the status of women in the law and society. Lawyers Club joins La Raza Lawyers, Tom Homann Law Association, and others as supporters or endorsers.


Friday, April 13, 2018 6:27 AM

LGBTQ Lawyers Association Endorses Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge

Victor Torres has been endorsed in his bid for election to the San Diego Superior Court.The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association is dedicated to the advancement of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues throughout California and the nation.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 11:41 AM

Bad Hombre: Border Angels Podcast with Victor Torres


Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:54 AM

San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council Endorses Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge

BREAKING NEWS: In a major endorsement for the campaign, the San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council interviewed all the challengers for Seat 37 on the Superior Court and has endorsed Victor Torres. Deputy Trustee Leader Keith Maddox said, "Congratulations! On behalf of the Executive Board & delegate body of the San Diego &
Imperial Counties Labor Council, I am pleased to inform you that you have earned the
endorsement of our 125,000 member organization. Union members, living and working in
San Diego, are placing their trust in your candidacy." This endorsement places our campaign in prime position to win in the June 5 primary!


Wednesday, April 4, 2018 8:33 AM

Presidents of USD Law Alumni Board Endorse Victor Torres for Superior Court

Current President of the University of San Diego Law Alumni Board, James Crosby, has endorsed Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge. Mr. Crosby joins Immediate Past President of that Board, Knut Johnson, as endorsers. Both are premier practitioners in San Diego.


Thursday, March 29, 2018 6:47 AM

President of California Lawyers Association Heather Rosing Endorses Torres for Superior Court

In a week full of key endorsements Heather Rosing, Esq., the current President of the California Lawyers Association, has endorsed Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge. Ms. Rosing previously served as President of the Board of Directors of the California Bar Foundation, which works to improve access to justice for the underserved and under-represented in California, the Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California, and is past President of the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA).


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 7:39 AM

Escondido City Councilmember Diaz Endorses Victor Torres.

Olga Diaz, Escondido City Councilmember since 2008, has endorsed Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge. Diaz has been a tireless advocate for immigrant and homeless rights and for the dignity of all Escondido's people.


Monday, March 26, 2018 8:20 PM

Former Chief Judge of San Diego Federal Court Endorses Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge

Retired Chief Judge Irma E. Gonzalez has endorsed Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge. Judge Gonzalez has been an icon of the San Diego legal community, having served as a federal prosecutor, U.S. Magistrate Judge and Superior Court judge before being appointed to the federal bench in 1992. Judge Gonzalez was the Chief Judge from 2005 to 2012.


Tuesday, March 20, 2018 7:20 AM

Latino Peace Officers Association Endorses Victor Torres for Judge

Victor Torres is pleased to announce that the San Diego Chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers Association has endorsed his campaign for election to Superior Court Judge Seat 37. NLPOA is a national organization which promotes equality and professionalism in law enforcement.


Wednesday, March 14, 2018 12:00 AM

El Cajon drops ban on feeding homeless after arrests spark international outrage

Victor Torres is part of the team of pro bono attorneys who volunteered to assist the advocates and fight their criminal cases. The CIty of El Cajon has decided not to move forward with the cases, effectively dismissing the citations.


Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 PM

Four file to run against disciplined Judge Gary Kreep

Victor Torres is a non-party affiliated candidate, who has been in private practice for 26 years in San Diego.


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 11:38 AM

MABPA of San Diego Endorses Victor Torres for Superior Court Judge

MABPA San Diego (Mexican-American Business and Professional Association) has endorsed Victor Torres for Superior Court. Victor's independence and integrity stand out from the rest of the candidates.

 


Thursday, February 8, 2018 8:01 AM

Hispanic Alumni Spotlight: Victor Torres '84, '88

Ever since he was young, Victor Torres was convinced that seeking an education needed to go hand in hand with seeking justice for those around him. The University of San Diego is continuing our tradition of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting amazing alumni. 

 


Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:00 AM

How 2018 Immigration Law Will Affect Local Law Enforcement

State lawmakers passed Senate Bill 54, or the "California Values Act" this year, a law that sets limits on how much local police can help federal immigration authorities


Monday, May 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Infographic of the SDCBA Judicial Evaluation Process


Saturday, August 6, 2016 4:56 PM

Fatal shooting of San Diego officer highlights inconsistent body cam usage


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