Karla Williams Buettner
Phone – 518-832-6451
Fax – 518-824-1051
Ms. Buettner’s practice areas are General Litigation, Education Law, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury, Real Property Law, Zoning & Land Use Planning, Municipal Law & Finance, and Appellate Practice.
Ms. Buettner was born in Troy, New York in 1977. She was admitted to the New York State Bar and the U.S. District Court, Northern District in 2003. Her preparatory education was at St. Bonaventure University where she received her B.A. magna cum laude in 1999, as well as being named the 1999 Ideal Bonaventure Woman.
Ms. Buettner’s legal education was at Albany Law School of Union University where she received her J.D. cum laude in 2002. While in law school, Ms. Buettner was a member of the National Trial Team, Moot Court Board and a coach of the Civil Rights Appellate Team. In 2002, Ms. Buettner was the recipient of the Donna Jo Morse Award for Best Coach. Ms. Buettner is a member of the Justinian Society and the Order of Barristers.
Ms. Buettner joined the firm in 2002 as an associate attorney, and was named principal in 2011.
Ms. Buettner is a member of the Warren County Bar Association (Director 2010-), Young Lawyers Committee, Chair (2009-), Warren County Mock Trial Tournament, Chair (2009-), a founding member of the Adirondack Women’s Bar Association (Vice-President 2003-2004; President 2004-2005), the Saratoga County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (Executive Committee 2004-2005).
Ms. Buettner serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Prospect Child and Family Center.