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Joe Torres

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Chicago, Illinois

Before joining the Karmel Law Firm, Joe was an intern for Senator Richard Durbin in the Senate Judiciary Committee. While at the University of Illinois College of Law, Joe developed his advocacy skills as a member of the University of Illinois College of Law Trial Team and a graduate of the Mirza Trial Academy. Additionally, he served as a member of the Illinois Federal Civil Rights Clinic where he represented an indigent prisoner in a jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois.

Prior to law school, Joe earned a scholarship to play football at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Joe received his B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science and also served as Student Body President his senior year.

In addition to his law practice, Joe serves as the District One Chairman of the Indiana Young Democrats, and you can find him on Sundays supporting the Chicago Bears.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2017


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2017
  • University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne
    • B.A. magna cum laude - December, 2013
    • Major: Political Science & Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association