Buta Biberaj was born in Montenegro and is of Albanian parentage. She was raised in the Bronx borough of New York City. After attending Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, NYC, for her freshman and first-half of sophomore years, she transferred to George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She graduated from George Mason University with a B.S. in Education in 1987 and received her J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law in 1993.
Buta's community service interests include being a mentor for the Leadership in Law program, a trial participant (defense attorney, prosecutor, and judge) at the mock trials for the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, speaker and mentor for the Loudoun County Public Schools on Law Day, and is on the Board of Directors of the non-profit corporation A Advantage 4 Kids, Inc., an organization benefitting Northern Virginia families and children.
Buta is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts for Virginia, Maryland and New York. She is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.
Since 2006, Buta has been a member of the Best Practice Court's Committee for the Loudoun County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. She participates in state wide conferences that focus on the development and implementation of practices that improve the legal process for children and families involved in Foster Care.
On May 20, 2009, then Virginia State Bar President, Jon Huddleston, appointed Buta as a member of the Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations for the 2009-2012 terms.
Buta is currently and has been a long-standing Board Member of the Loudoun Bar Association and the Loudoun Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association.
In 2010, Buta was elected to represent the 10th District on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. Additionally, she was invited to and participated in the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative Ad Hoc Committee. She assisted in researching and developing recommendations for community standards for the detention of juveniles in Loudoun County.