Adrian was born in Texas but spent much of her childhood in Las Vegas, Nevada. She considers herself a “local,” and has great pride in calling Las Vegas, “home.”
Adrian has dedicated her career to the practice of criminal defense for those that are accused of a crime or for those who are facing a criminal investigation. She has extensive trial experience ranging from misdemeanors to sexual assault to medically complex murder charges involving shaken baby syndrome. Adrian’s reputation in the legal community is one of tenacity and compassion. Among her peers, she is nicknamed “The Wolf”- not only because her last name means wolf in Spanish–but also for her relentless approach to her cases. She has tried and won cases where her peers thought her odds were slim to none. No matter how big or small the case, Adrian aggressively represents her clients at every stage of litigation. She treats every client like a person, and not like a file, and gives them the attention that is necessary in dealing with their case. You can expect that she will be there with you every step of the way during your case.
Adrian’s approach to law and representing people accused of crimes is multifaceted. As a trial attorney, Adrian is aware that her role is mixed between teaching, storytelling and most importantly- advocating. She is committed to criminal defense because she believes in holding the government to their burden when it seeks to take someone’s freedom away.