Ernest C. Torres

Personal

Birthday: 
1941
Birthplace: 
New Bedford, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1968-1980, 1986-1988
State representative, Rhode Island, 1975-1980; deputy minority leader, 1977-1980
Associate justice, Rhode Island Superior Court, 1980-1985
Assistant vice president in charge of national staff counsel, Aetna Life Insurance Company, 1985-1986

Education

Name of School: 
Dartmouth College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1963
Name of School - Second: 

Duke University School of Law

Duke Law School is an ambitious, forward-thinking, and innovative institution whose mission is to prepare students for responsible and productive lives in the legal profession. As a community of scholars, the Law School also provides leadership at the national and international levels in efforts to improve the law and legal institutions through teaching, research, and other forms of public service.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
Court Name: 

Rhode Island District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/6/1987
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/1/2006
Termination Date: 
6/1/2011
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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