Former Manhattan Prosecutor

Accomplished Defense Attorney

Bernards, Chad
John P. Buza
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New York, NY
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Biography:
John Buza is the founding and senior attorney at The Law Office of John Buza, P.C., which is in downtown Manhattan. Mr. Buza’s practice is focused on defending clients that are facing a wide range of criminal charges, in both NY State & Federal Court.   
 
As a former Manhattan Prosecutor, Mr. Buza knows how prosecutors build their cases. This unique knowledge consistently helps his clients achieve the best possible outcome- even when facing long odds of success.   He is a highly skilled trial attorney and dedicated advocate, who is committed to providing personalized service and fighting for the rights of his clients. Before founding his criminal defense law firm, he served as a prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. This experience provided him with exceptional knowledge in terms of prosecutors’ methods.
 
With over a decade of criminal law experience, Mr. Buza has successfully represented clients who have been charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes, including matters involving narcotic related crimes, felony weapons possession, sex crimes, DUI/DWI, false accusations, and violent crimes like murder, assault and domestic violence, as well as white collar crimes such as fraud and security related charges.
 
Mr. Buza handles all aspects of the criminal process, from arrest and arraignment to working with parole and probation officers.  He also handles select civil rights cases involving excessive force, false arrest, malicious prosecution, police brutality and wrongful conviction.
 
Recognized as one of New York’s Top Criminal Attorneys, Mr. Buza has been selected to the Super Lawyers list in 2018 and 2019.
 
Over the past 10 years, Mr. Buza has handled thousands of criminal cases in State and Federal Courts.  He is admitted to practice in New York as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
 
If you or a loved one have been charged with a crime, or have had your civil rights violated, contact John Buza today for a free, and confidential consultation. 
 
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Education:
  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D.
  • Stony Brook University
    • B.A.
Bar Admissions:
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
Professional Associations:
  • New York County Lawyers
  • New York City Bar Association