Velvet Torres is a Florida Registered Paralegal. She has more than two decades of experience assisting attorneys with complex business litigation, including fraudulent transfers, truth in lending, commercial landlord/tenant disputes and breach of contract claims. She assists in all phases of the litigation process and has experience in both state and federal courts.

Ms. Torres assists with the preparation and filing of complaints, motions, pleadings, discovery and discovery responses, as well as appellate briefs and motions.

Professional Background

Ms. Torres joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in December 2011. Previously she was a paralegal at Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, P.A. in Lutz, Florida for four years. Ms. Torres began her paralegal career in 1988 at Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & McBride, moving to Broad and Cassel in 2000. She was a paralegal for a sole practitioner for four years before joining Mechanik Nuccio in 2007.


B.A., Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of South Florida, 1987