Justice. Equality. Transparency. Integrity. Buta Biberaj has lived by these principles throughout her life, and is committed to upholding them if elected as Commonwealth’s Attorney in Loudoun County. As Commonwealth’s Attorney, Buta will ensure that justice is delivered fairly to all members of the Loudoun community and that this office manages resources wisely, benefiting all community members.
Buta has practiced as a defense attorney in Loudoun County for over 25 years and a substitute judge for over 11 years. A longstanding member of the Loudoun County Bar Association (LCBA), Buta served as President for the 2014-2015 term. Under her leadership, the LCBA created the “Street Law” program which matched local attorneys with students at the Douglas School. The attorneys presented and advised the students on the rights of juveniles as they relate to employment, criminal and civil law.
For over six years, Buta was a member of the Best Practice Court’s Committee for the Loudoun County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. She participated in state wide conferences that focused on the development and implementation of practices that improve the legal process for children and families involved in Foster Care.
Buta is currently and has been a long-standing Member of the Loudoun County Criminal Defense Bar, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Loudoun Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, The American Association of Justice, the New York State Bar, and the Maryland State Bar.
Buta has been recognized for her efforts, experience and success by numerous organizations. Such recognition includes being named as a Top 100 Trial Attorneys in Virginia, Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Virginia, and rated by her peers and clients on AVVO.com as Superb.
Buta Biberaj was born in Montenegro and is of Albanian parentage. She was raised in the Bronx borough of New York City. After attending Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, NYC, for her freshman and first-half of sophomore years, she transferred to George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Education in 1987 and received her J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law in 1993.