We are pleased to announce that our founding attorney, John Buza, has been selected for inclusion in this year’s list of Super Lawyers® Rising Stars. Backed by nearly a decade of legal experience and countless case successes, John’s career has been filled with professional accomplishments that support his nomination and selection to the prestigious list of Rising Stars – an accolade no more than 2.5% of practicing attorneys in New York can claim.
To date, he has handled thousands of cases, both as a criminal defense lawyer and as a former prosecutor, and he’s been successful in obtaining case dismissals, acquittals, and favorable dispositions on many occasions. John’s passion for law and his unwavering belief in the justice system have helped countless clients achieve success in their cases, and they are two of the main attributes that earned him a spot on the 2018 list of Supers Lawyers® Rising Stars.
About the Selection Process
To be eligible for inclusion in the Rising Stars list, candidates must meet all of the same requirements in the Supers Lawyers list, but with two additional qualifications: Candidates cannot be over the age of 40, nor can they have practiced law for more than 10 years.
Before being selected, John was evaluated on a number of factors, just some of which include:
- Case verdicts and settlements
- Pro bono and community service
- Education and employment background
- Professional transactions
- And more
About Attorney John P. Buza
John is a former prosecutor for the busiest, most respected District Attorney’s Office in the world, where he gained invaluable experience handling all facets of the criminal case, from pre-arrest investigations all the way through trial. His unique insight into this side of the law perfectly prepared him for his current position as a criminal defense attorney, where he provides clients with a unique perspective on how to plan for, prevent, and counter the opposition’s tactics.
John is currently admitted to practice in the jurisdictions of:
- New York
- New Jersey
- Eastern District of New York
- Southern District of New York