About the Firm

The Law Office of Julian V. Buenger, P.C. is a Dallas based general practice firm that handles a wide variety of client matters including elder law: estate planning, wills, probate, probate litigation, guardianship, long term plan caring, nursing home and assisted living coordination, trust and asset preservation planning and trustee appointments; insurance and commercial litigation; personal injury litigation; and, negotiation and general problem solving. In addition, Mr. Buenger is a certified guardian with the Texas Guardianship Certification Board.

The firm is AV rated in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Julian Buenger is a conscientious, successful, client responsive, detail oriented attorney. His biggest strengths include successful litigation resolution, problem solving and negotiations. He has over forty-five years of experience in obtaining successful results by immediately pinpointing issues and finding a solution.

Life Experience


  • University of Texas, J.D. 1972
    • American Jurisprudence Award (highest grade) in Administrative Law Legal Process and Antitrust
    • Phi Delta Phi
  • University of Texas, B.A., Political Science, cum laude 1969


  • Capt. USAF, JAG 1972-1976
    • Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas
    • U-Tapao Air Force Base, Thailand
    • Travis Air Force Base, California
  • Variety of experiences including the handling of criminal cases, procurement law, labor law and administrative law matters in the U.S. Air Force
  • Two Air Force Commendation awards

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association – Founder, secretary and council member of the Antitrust section
  • Admitted to the Northern, Eastern and Western federal courts in Texas
  • Certified by the Texas Guardianship Certification Board

Legal Activities and Affiliations

  • Graduate of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • Graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and facility member
  • Lecturer at Texas Bar Association continuing legal education seminar
  • Lecturer at insurance and lending industry seminars
  • Author of a Dallas Bar Journal article on Exemplary Damages, 2008
  • Attorney ad litem panel member for Dallas County Probate and Civil Courts
  • Attorney ad litem panel member for Collin County Probate Court
  • Appointed attorney ad litem and dependent administrator in Ellis County
  • Lecturer at guardianship seminar sponsored by the Texas Guardianship Association
  • Lecturer at church sponsored senior citizen seminars throughout the metroplex
  • Lecturer at retirement/assisted living facilities on elder law issues

Professional Experience

  • Law Offices of Julian V. Buenger, P.C., 2000 – Present; 1992-1997; Buenger & Perkins, Partner, 1997-2000
    • Represented clients in a variety of elder law cases including appointments by the courts as attorney ad litem and representation of applicants for guardianship
    • Prosecuted  a variety of complex cases, including a federal antitrust case and a complex claim against an insurance entity regarding workers compensation claims involving more than 150 separate claims and over 21,000 documents
    • Handled auto and trucking claims; premium finance matters
    • Successfully resolved through an interpleader action claims by more than 20 claimants against an underinsured insured, protecting both the insured and the insurer
  • Buenger & Lankford, Partner, 1991-1992
    • Insurance Defense, including auto claims and homeowner warranty claims
  • Hoecker, Guest & Buenger, Partner, 1989-1990
    • Insurance Defense, conducted in house seminars for insurance clients
  • Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, Associate, 1985-1989
    • Insurance defense, financial litigation including failed savings and loan companies.
    • Routinely billed over 2000 hours a year-in the top 5 in monthly billing
  • United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Attorney, 1983-1985
    • Handled criminal and civil antitrust cases including grand jury matters and merger investigations
  • Federal Trade Commission, Staff Attorney, 1977-1983
    • Handled complex antitrust and consumer protection cases, including a 9 month antitrust case against a major discount chain
    • Negotiated the first consent decree involving a state professional association

“Julian Buenger is a very compassionate lawyer.   He has been involved with guardianship issues concerning our family related to our Amanda who has special needs.”

Dan Ramsey

“Julian Buenger lived up to the recommendation from our brother. He was professional, pleasant, and caring!”

The Hope/Ramsey Family