Angela Cunningham became a single mother after her first year in college. She faced financial troubles while completing her education and starting a career. Her working-class parents did not have the means to help financially. Angela depended on public assistance programs to make ends meet, but she did not let her circumstances define who she would become. Angela is a fighter. She persevered to achieve her goals. A former public interest attorney and former prosecutor, Angela is now a criminal defense attorney and guardian ad litem with her own firm, ADC Law Office, LLC, located in Kenosha, WI.
Angela moved to Western Kenosha County as a child. She is a graduate of Wilmot High School, where she ran track and played the trumpet in the band. Angela attended undergraduate and graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Social Welfare and Women's Studies and a Master of Social Work. She later went on to obtain her law degree from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law after working in the social work field for a few years.
Angela has always been involved in her community. She currently serves on the Catholic Charities Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors for the Urban League of Racine and Kenosha. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Kenosha Community Health Center and HOPE Council. From nonprofit board membership, to grassroots organizing, and tutoring elementary students, Angela goes the extra mile to help make her community a better place.