Noemi Puntier is the founding attorney of Puntier Law Firm, LLC. She graduated Hofstra School of Law in 2004 and quickly started her legal career as a Legal Aid attorney in the Bronx, New York. Noemi has been an avid advocate in the criminal justice system since the beginning of her legal career. As a public defender Noemi quickly found her calling in sternly advocating for indigent clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies. She developed a reputation for fiercely trying cases with a passion that translated to many victories. After practicing for many years as a public defender, she then moved into a different area of law and became an associate at one of New York’s finest personal injury firms; Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath, and Cannavo. There she learned to handle personal injury matters from car accidents to premise liability. Noemi is licensed to represent people in all of Georgia and New York Courts as well as the Federal Courts for the Northern and Middle District of Georgia, the Southern District and Eastern District of New York, and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In 2011, Noemi relocated to Georgia with her husband and two daughters. Her passion for justice and excellence produced the Puntier Law Firm, LLC. She is known for her obsessiveness over excellence and returning clients’ calls. She prides herself in providing a family environment and an atmosphere of comfort to everyone who walks into her law firm. She aims for excellence, integrity and transparency while serving others well. She runs her firm on biblical principles and is quite open about her faith and calling in her life. You can find Noemi and her associate, Richard Panachida, pouring out their knowledge and comical personalities on their weekly radio show and their Facebook show called “Café con Leyes.”
Noemi previously wrote a weekly column for a local newspaper where she provided legal commentaries and advice to her local community. She is a frequent speaker at CLE lectures, has been quoted in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on immigration matters, has lectured at Kennesaw State University and has moderated a panel discussion for the Anti-Defamation League at the King & Spalding law firm. She was previously appointed to a governmental board in Gwinnett County where she used her legal experience to assist community members. Aside from speaking and teaching engagements, Noemi is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the State Bar of Georgia, the State Bar of New York and the Gwinnett County Bar Association.
Noemi’s compassion and dedication to protecting her clients from an unfamiliar legal system and her strong advocacy for justice sets her apart. She is a strong advocate and supporter of pro-bono work. Noemi handles a large amount of pro-bono cases and as a previous member of the indigent defense panel in Gwinnett County she represented and served those who could not afford an attorney.
When you meet Noemi, you will appreciate her bubbly personality, positive outlook on things, legal experience, and her way of breaking down a case to make sense to the lay person. Most importantly you will love her thoughts on being a “missionary of hope” amid a legal fight.
Puntier Law Firm, LLC, a hub for the community at large, provides representation in all immigration, criminal defense, and personal injury matters. While Noemi truly enjoys carrying out her calling on a daily basis as a fierce advocate, her true passion lies in reaching underserved young women. She is the founder of “Girl Lawyer on a Mission.” This new venture in her life allows her to serve that passion and provide a platform to young women to know that “she too can do it.”provide a platform to young women to know that “she too can do it.”