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Hector J. Torres

Hector J. Torres

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Hector J. Torres was born in McAllen, Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a BBA degree in 1985. After working in Dallas as a Tax Auditor for the State of Texas, Hector attended law school at Arizona State University. After law school, Hector returned to Texas and began working for a well-established law firm in McAllen, Texas called Ewers and Toothaker.

Hector also worked as an Assistant District Attorney for Hidalgo County, where he tried numerous cases involving misdemeanor and felony offenses. Because of this early courtroom experience, Hector focused his career on civil litigation, mostly in the areas of insurance defense and personal injury defense. Hector has represented clients from large corporations and insurance companies to small business owners, individuals and pro bono clients. Hector is an avid runner, and he enjoys golf, watching football and other sports and going to the movies with his wife, Mary.

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Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Defense
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • 100% of practice devoted to litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Trained Mediator- University of Houston Law School- 2015


  • Arizona State University College of Law, J.D. 1990
  • The University of Texas at Austin, BBA 1985

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • College courses in Business Law and Legal Assisting
  • CLE seminars in Discovery for the Hidalgo County Bar Association

Professional Assns. And Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Assistant District Attorney, Former
  • Former Staff Counsel for a large Insurance Company
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association/Foundation, Past Director (2 terms)
  • RGV Habitat for Humanity, Director


  • Spanish
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