Leonard Torrealba

Deputy District Attorney - Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office / Adjunct Associate Professor of Law


B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1982
J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1985

Member, California State Bar

Joined Southwestern: 2019

Professor Torrealba has been a trial lawyer for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for 31 years.  He has been assigned to various trial and management positions including the Public Integrity, Healthcare Fraud, Major Narcotics and Consumer Protection divisions. 

Professor Torrealba is firmly committed to public service and community advocacy.  He has served multiple terms as the President of the Latino Prosecutors Association and is currently the President of the Latino Prosecutors Foundation and a Mexican American Bar Foundation trustee.  He is a leader in the field of immigrant consumer protection and an advocate of crime prevention and mentoring programs.