John B. Buda’s practice specializes in Immigration and International Business Law. His goal is to help clients improve their lives and guide them through the difficult, often confusing area of U.S. Immigration. Thus, aiding and benefiting his client’s overall lives and work status.

Mr. Buda has many years of experience on the preparation of employer-based non-immigrant visas such as O, L-1A, L-1B, H-1B, E-2 and TN visas; as well as immigrant petitions such as NIW and PERM processes for EB1 and EB2. In addition, his practice also includes family-based immigration, such as fiancé visas and adjustment of status (LPR) for spouses and qualifying family members; as well as DACA and U Visas.

In addition to Immigration Law, Mr. Buda has years of experience in International Business. He is a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala and an English Teacher in South Korea. Before law school, he was a sales manager at an international shipping company. His law practice has benefited tremendously from his unique international experiences.

Mr. Buda is a member of the California State Bar, American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the East Meets West Parent Education Club located in San Marino, CA.


American Immigration Lawyers Association

The Los Angeles County Bar Association


J.D., Loyola Law School

M.A., The George Washington University

B.A., Warren Wilson College


California State Bar

William C. Argabrite