The Dean of Students
In 2003, Torrez returned to New Mexico to pursue her law degree and obtained her J.D. from the University of New Mexico, School of Law in 2006. Upon graduation, she accepted a position as a litigation associate in the employment law section of the Rodey Law Firm. Thereafter, she was recruited to serve as an Assistant General Counsel to Governor Bill Richardson where she took a role in intergovernmental management, legal compliance and policy. In 2008, Governor Richardson appointed Torrez to serve as the General Counsel of Expo New Mexico, a multi-million dollar enterprise agency and year round entertainment complex. At the time of her appointment, Torrez was the youngest general counsel in the State of New Mexico. She left government service in 2009 and worked in private practice representing school districts across the state before joining the UNM’s University Counsel’s Office in 2013. She currently lives in Albuquerque with her husband and their two children.
Open office hours for students only
The Dean's office hours are canceled for December 19, 2016 - January 13, 2017. They will resume on January 17, 2017.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 2pm-4pm & by Appointment.
Please schedule by email or phone (505-277-3361).
Dine with the Dean
Find Dean Nasha Torrez La Posada & SUB for lunch. Days and times coming soon!