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Diana Buss | Austin Criminal Lawyer | Texas

Diana Buss Lawyer

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Criminal Defense Attorney serving clients in Travis, Hays, Williamson, Caldwell, Bastrop counties

Criminal, DUI-DWI, Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic

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The Law Office of Diana E. Buss is dedicated to providing excellent representation you need to defend against criminal charges. At my office, I treat every client as an individual, not another legal fee. Most of my clients come from referrals from satisfied clients. I pride myself on my reputation in the legal community and among judges as a trustworthy and effective lawyer.

Diana E. Buss was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and as a daughter of a U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, she moved around the country and the world a lot as a child. She settled in Dallas, Texas where she graduated high school and shortly thereafter, moved to San Marcos, Texas to attend college at Texas State University. While at Texas State, Ms. Buss was on the Dean's List and was awarded her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Ms. Buss continued her graduate studies at Texas State University receiving her Master of Arts degree in Legal Studies and a paralegal certificate. For two years, she worked as a litigation paralegal for a prestigious law firm in Austin, Texas before taking the leap to law school.

Ms. Buss earned her law degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law in Tulsa, Oklahoma. While in law school, Ms. Buss excelled in her classes earning several CALI Awards for Excellence and graduating in the top third of her class. Upon graduating law school, Ms. Buss moved back to Austin, Texas to practice law. Ms. Buss gained valuable litigation experience working for two well-known law firms in the Austin and San Marcos area. She practiced primarily in the areas of criminal and family law for several years before opening her own law office.

Ms. Buss takes the defense of her clients very seriously and will work tirelessly to defend your case. She uses every effort to explore getting charges dismissed. If a dismissal cannot be obtained, she endeavors to position her clients in the best possible light for the prosecution and members of the jury.

Ms. Buss is active in her community and is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Austin Young Lawyers Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association, State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, Austin Bar Association, Hays County Bar Association, and Williamson County Bar Association.

Position Organization Location Duration
Attorney at Law The Law Office of Diana E. Buss N/A 2013-Present
Associate Attorney Morales & Navarrete N/A 2011-2013
Associate Attorney David K. Sergi & Associates, PC N/A 2011
Contract Attorney N/A N/A 2010-2011
Judicial Intern N/A N/A 2008-2009
Litigation Paralegal Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati N/A 2005-2007
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Tulsa College of Law J.D. Law School 2010
Texas State University M.A. Legal Studies 2006
Texas State University B.S. Criminal Justice 2003
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Texas 2010
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  • Pro Bono Service Award, Hays County Bar Association (2013)
    2013 Client's Choice Award, AVVO (2013)
    Top Contributor Criminal Defense, AVVO        (2013)
    Certificate of Completion,        Texas Criminal Defense Association        (2012)
    CALI Award for Excellence - Advanced, University of Tulsa College of Law (2009)
    Dean's List, Texas State University - San Marcos (2003)
    Dean's List, Texas State University - San Marcos (2002)
  • Strangulation/Impeding Breath FV
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Nov 21, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed


    Violation of Protective Order
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Nov 21, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed


    DWI-2nd
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Oct 25, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed
    Description: 2nd DWI, Car accident with pedicab; bad stop


    Criminal Trespass
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Oct 25, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed


    Criminal Mischief
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Oct 23, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed


    Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Jul 29, 2013
    Outcome: Reduced to Class A Misdemeanor Attempted
    Description: State Jail Felony Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle pled to a Class A Attempted.


    Theft under $500
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: May 24, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed


    Possession of Marijuana 5 pounds or less but more than 4 ounces
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: May 16, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed Felony reduced to Class A Misdemeanor Possession
    Description: 4th Amendment issue case; Unlawful search and seizure


    Assault By Contact
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: May 06, 2013
    Outcome: dismissed
    Description: Alleged fight between roommates.


    Assault Family Violence
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Jan 11, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed
    Description: A client was charged with a Misdemeanor Assault Family Violence, my client allegedly hit a family


    Possession of a Controlled Substance
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Jan 01, 2013
    Outcome: dismissed
    Description: proof of rehab, drug classes;


    Theft By Check
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Jan 01, 2013
    Outcome: Dismissed
    Description: bad checks written in Travis County


    DWI .081
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Jul 02, 2012
    Outcome: Dismissed; Refiled as Obstruction of a Passageway
    Description: Travis County Misdemeanor


    Felony Sexual Assault of a Child and Indecency with a Child
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Jun 04, 2012
    Outcome: Not Guilty on Sexual Assault of a Child and a Mistrial 8 to 4 not guilty on Indecency with a Child
    Description: Caldwell County Jury Trial


    Felony Injury to a Child
    Practice Area: Criminal Defense
    Date: Oct 21, 2011
    Outcome: Not Guilty
    Description: Hays County Jury Trial

  • BUSSTED? GETTING A PERSONAL BOND IN AUSTIN, TEXAS, Diana Buss Blog (2013)

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