Missouri Office:
2123 Marconi Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 656-6927

New York Office:
1180 Avenue of the Americas Suite 1920
New York, NY 10036
(212) 401-4008

Michigan Office:
1361 E. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 457-9200


James A. Buster

James A. Buster

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James A. Buster concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, shareholder disputes and real estate law. James began his legal career as a law clerk at MH during law school and later joined MH as an associate after graduation in 2016. During law school, James worked as a legal assistant in a prestigious real estate law firm to develop expertise in real estate litigation. During his final year of law school, James broadened his learning experience by interning with the Honorable Judge Henry W. Saad (ret.) at the Michigan Court of Appeals.

During law school, James received the Gold and Silver Key Awards for scholastic excellence and was recognized for his outstanding abilities in civil procedure and contracts. James also won the Arthur M. Neef Moot Court Competition, as well as Best Team Petitioner Brief Award. He graduated 2nd in his class from Wayne State University Law School with the highest distinction of summa cum laude.

James has a strong sense of duty to his community and his clients. He is a Captain in the United States Army JAG Corps. (Reserve), a member of the Oakland County Bar Association Veterans’ Committee, and a member of the the Auburn Hills Zoning Board of Appeals.


J.D., Wayne State University Law School, 2016

  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • Graduated 2nd in his class with a 3.9 GPA
  • Winner of the Arthur M. Neef Moot Court Competition
  • Winner of the Best Team Petitioner Brief Award for the Arthur M. Neef Moot Court Competition
  • Winner of Best Team Petitioner Brief Award for the Law Day Competition
  • Gold & Silver Key Awards for Academic Excellence, 2015-2016
  • Civil Procedure & Contracts Scholar Awards Recipient
  • Dean’s Scholar Recipient (Full tuition scholarship)
  • Assistant Editor, Wayne Law Review
  • Editor-in-Chief, Moot Court

B.A., Oakland University, 2013

  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • Distinguished Scholar Scholarship Recipient
  • Winner, 2012 Oakland University Spanish-English Translation Contest

Awards and Recognitions