About our partners

Miguel Torres

 Mr. Torres has been practicing law in California as a licensed attorney for 13 years. He has practiced in a variety of areas including labor and employment, construction defect, patent litigation, breach of contract, and estate planning.  He represented unions and workers in wage and hour class actions and worked for Google on patent litigation, antitrust investigations and company compliance.  Prior to forming Miles & Torres Associates, Mr. Torres was active in the Estate Planning arena as a solo practitioner. He has volunteered for the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, San Francisco Day Labor Program and Jewish Community Services. Mr. Torres is a member of Lambda Legal Organization and Balif Bar Association. Mr. Torres is also fluent in Spanish and French and has enjoyed extensive travel worldwide.

Loulena Miles

Ms. Miles has been practicing law as a licensed California Attorney for 13 years. She began her career in public policy in Washington DC working for the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability. Following completion of her law degree, graduating in the top of her class at Golden Gate University, she worked as the Staff Attorney at Tri-Valley CAREs practicing environmental law and public policy. She then worked in private practice as an Associate Attorney at Adams, Broadwell, Joseph and Cardozo in South San Francisco with a focus on administrative law. Most recently, before forming Miles and Torres Associates, Ms. Miles assisted senior citizens with legal issues including maintaining housing, healthcare and financial solvency. She is a Strauss Scholar and a New Voices Ford Foundation Fellow. She presented at the United Nations in New York and Geneva and the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India. She holds a certification in conflict resolution and mediation. She was awarded Witkin and Cali awards for top academic performance in Wills and Trusts, Criminal Law, Legal Research and Writing, Negotiations and Toxics Law and Policy.  Ms. Miles is a member of East Bay Trust and Estate Lawyers and is currently serving on the nonprofit board of Tri-Valley CAREs.