Daniel J. Buba
Doehrman Buba
600 E. 96th Street
Suite 450
Indianapolis, IN  46240

States licensed:  Indiana

Law School: J.D., cum laude, Chicago-Kent Colleg of Law, 1994
Undergraduate Degrees: B.A., Siena Heights University, 1988

Martindale-Hubbell and other legal ratings:  
Super Lawyers, Indiana Super Lawyer (multiple years)
U.S. News & World Report, Best Law Firms, Best Lawyers in America Selection (multiple years)

Trucking specific organizations and leadership positions and awards:
Trucking Leadership Positions:
  • Chair, AAJ Trucking Litigation Group, 2012-13.
  • Founding Member, Trucking Litigation Group Lobby Day, Washington D.C., 2012.
  • Chair-Elect, AAJ Trucking Litigation Group, 2011-12.
  • Secretary, AAJ Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, 2010-11.
  • Treasurer, AAJ Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, 2009-10.
  • Special Projects Chair, AAJ Trucking Litigation Group, 2008.
  • Co-Chair, AAJ Trucking Litigation Group Members-Only Chicago Seminar, 2008.
  • Board of Directors, AAJ Trucking Litigation Group, 2007-Present.
Trucking Organization Memberships:
  • AAJ Trucking Litigation Group, 2007-Present
  • Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable, 2013-Present
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, 2009-10.

Law Organizations and leadership and awards:
  • Vice-President, Brain Injury Association of Indiana, 2015-Present.
  • Board of Directors, Brain Injury Association of Indiana, 2014-Present.
  • AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, 2007-Present.
  • Board of Directors, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2014-Present.
  • AAJ State Delegate (Indiana), 2014-Present.
  • President, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2008.
  • President-elect, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2007.
  • First Vice President, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2006.
  • Legislative Liaison Committee, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2006.
  • Secretary, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2005.
  • Board of Managers, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2002-09.
  • Board of Directors, Indianapolis Bar Foundation, 2005-09.
  • Chair, Grants Committee, Indianapolis Bar Foundation, 2005.
  • Chair, Lawyer Referral Service, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2002-03.
  • Co Chair, IBA Bench Bar Conference, 2001.
  • Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation (Inducted 2001).
  • Senior Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation (Inducted 2013).
Notable Results:
  • Truck Crash Settlement, $3,400,000. Disputed liability, mild traumatic brain injury.
  • Truck Crash Settlement, $975,000. Disputed liability, orthopaedic injuries with ongoing impairment.
  • Truck Crash Settlement: $450,000. Disputed liability, vertebral injuries with ongoing impairment

Additional Information:
Since graduating law school in 1994, Mr. Buba has maintained a practice in the Indianapolis area. Prior to joining the Plaintiffs bar, Mr. Buba practiced as an in-house defense lawyer for a large insurance company, representing a variety of commercial clients, including truck drivers and trucking companies. He is married with four children, and he and his family are Parishioners at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, where he serves as a member of the Parish Finance Council and as an officer with the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Buba has authored numerous legal papers and lectures at local and national legal seminars.
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