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

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

Ada Núñez practices in the areas of criminal defense, traffic defense, and appellate litigation 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. Núñez 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. Núñez 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.

Law Office of Adalgiza A. Nunez, LLC

24 Commerce Street, Suite 500

Newark, New Jersey 07102


Committees, Presentations, and Publications

bilingual criminal defense attorney serving the community.

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Committees, Presentations, and Publications Cont.


  • ​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

  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, Public Policy and Community Education Initiatives Committee, Chair

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Criminal Practice, Member

  • Newark Civilian Complaint Review Board, Member

  • Know Your Rights at The Cathedral of Saint John, Speaker, January 2020

  • New Jersey State Bar Association Diversity Summit, Closing the Borders? The Future of U.S. Immigration and Citizenship in the Wake of Nationalism and Nativism Trends, Speaker, June 2019

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Immigration Consequences of Municipal Criminal Convictions, Speaker, December 2018 


  • 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)