James A. Nugent

Visiting faculty

U.S. Immigration Judge |U.S. Department of Justice


The Honorable James A. Nugent was first appointed as a federal immigration judge in February 2005 where he served as a judge at the Oakdale Immigration Court in Louisiana. In mid 2010 he joined the Dallas Immigration Court.

Areas of Expertise

  • Immigration Law


B.A., University of Louisiana Lafayette
J.D., Paul W. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University


Immigration Practice & Advocacy