Adalgiza A. Nunez
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Adalgiza A. Nunez
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Criminal Defense in Newark, New Jersey

24 Commerce Street, Suite 500 · Newark, New Jersey 07102

Office: 973-936-8519   ·   Fax: 973-241-5063  ·   Email:

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Adalgiza A. Núñez, Esq. practices in the areas of criminal defense, appellate litigation, and immigration law with a particular focus on federal criminal defense.  Ms. Núñez began her private practice career with the firm of Arseneault, Whipple, Fassett, and Azzarello, LLP, where she provided full service representation, handling criminal defense matters from the initial client interview to conclusion, including trial.

She has represented clients in municipal, state, and federal courts in matters ranging from narcotics charges to insider trading and mortgage fraud.  In conjunction with criminal representation, Ms.
has counseled clients regarding immigration consequences of criminal dispositions, SEC investigations, internal audits, and other collateral civil matters. 

As a former law clerk in both the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Ms.
has extensive writing experience and knowledge of both state and federal appellate practices. As a result of this experience, Ms. Núñez is thoroughly prepared to handle your appellate needs.

Ms. Núñez currently serves as a Trustee of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, where she chairs the organization's annual Sun, Surf, and Seminars Conference. In addition, she is a member of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, serving as secretary for the subcommittee on bail reform. Ms. Núñez also volunteers her time as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Coalition on AIDS in Passaic County.



  • Rutgers School of Law – Newark (J.D.)

  • Rutgers University – New Brunswick (B.A. in Economics)



  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • District of New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York


  • The Honorable Susan D. Wigenton, U.S.D.J.                    United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

  • The Honorable Amy Piro Chambers, J.A.D.              Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division



  • Second Chance for First Time OffendersAbogados Newsletter, May 2014

  • The Shrinking Importance of Intent in White Collar Crime, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, February 2013 (Co-authored with Jack Arseneault, Esq.)

  • Civilian Border Patrols:  Activists, Vigilantes or Agents of Government?60 Rutgers L. Rev. 797 (2008)