Ciara graduated from Seattle University where she earned a degree in Criminal Justice with specialization in Administration of Justice. During her time at SU, Ms. Torres was a member of the National Honors Society for Criminal Justice and volunteered at several organizations supporting criminal defense.
Ms. Torres has spent the past year assisting with criminal defense investigations with the Alternate Public Defender’s Office of San Diego County. She has hands-on experience with a variety of cases such as homicides, murders, domestic violence, and gang violence cases. Throughout her time as an investigative intern with the APD Office, she was selected as the 2022 Volunteer of the Year for the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office. Ms. Torres is extremely passionate about providing exemplary representation to those accused of various crimes. She plans to pursue a career in criminal defense investigations.