Lyn Bufton is a partner in the firm Bufton & Maus, PLC. She moved to Virginia from Alaska with her family and studied law as a visiting transfer at the University of Virginia. After interning under Justice Dan Thomas of the Supreme Court of Alaska, she received her Juris Doctor degree from Golden Gate University in 1989. She was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1990.
She was in private practice with Parker McElwain and Jacobs in Charlottesville and a sole practitioner in Scottsville, Virginia concentrating in Family Law and providing general legal services. She represented the Department of Social Services for the City of Richmond and the Division of Child Support for the Attorney General’s Office. She retired from the Attorney Generals office in May of 2017 to go into private practice.
Jack Maus is a partner in the firm Bufton & Maus, PLC. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1973 and a Master of Laws from Georgetown University Law Center in 1980.
In 1974, he entered active duty with the US Air Force as a Judge Advocate. In 1980, he resigned his military commission to accept a civil service position with the US Department of the Treasury, where he practiced in the Bureau of Government Financial Operations until 1986. In 1986, he opened a solo law practice in Louisa, Virginia, which he maintained for 30 years.
In addition to being admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of Virginia in 1973, Jack was also admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court in 1978 and to the bar of a variety of other federal courts.
In 2015, Jack served as the President of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In that same year, Virginia Lawyers Weekly honored Jack as one of 30 Leaders in the Law in the Commonwealth.
Lyn & Jack
Lyn and Jack are happily married, spend their free time volunteering with several charitable organizations and live with their dog, Annie, below Gordonsville, VA.