California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA
BA, Suma cum laude, May, 1989

Duquesne University, College of Law, Pittsburgh, PA
J.D., cum laude,  June, 1992


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Admitted December 1, 1992
  • Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Rotary International, California. Pennsylvania


  • Chairperson, Washington County Bar Association Community Projects Committee
  • Past President, Board of Trustees, California Area School District Foundation
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Transitional Employment Consultants
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Village Day Care and Preschool


  • CASA for Kids, Inc., Washington County, Volunteer of the Year, 2005
  • Lawyers on the Fast Track Award, PA Law Weekly, September 2006
  • Windsor Who’s Who of Business Leaders and Professionals 2007-2008


Ms. Buday is a cum laude graduate of Duquesne University School of Law. During law school, she served on the Law Review and was a research assistant for two professors. Her primary practice focus is to help people. For the last 18 years, she has strived to do so. As a sole proprietor, she is even more able to help with matters both large and small.

Ms. Buday’s primary area of practice is Workers’ Compensation. She also provides representation in Social Security Disability as well as general legal matters, including real estate and probate matters.  She is actively involved in her community, serving on numerous Boards.   In addition, she serves as Solicitor for the municipality of Coal Center in Washington County.