Attorney Buterbaugh manages and handles all of the firm’s workers’ compensation cases. He has recovered millions of dollars in benefits for injured workers. He has a full workers’ compensation practice, from full litigation, to defending against employer petitions, to negotiating fair and reasonable lump sum settlements. Additionally, Attorney Buterbaugh handles Federal Workers Compensation cases, assisting Federal government employees obtain and protect the benefits they are entitled to under the Federal Employees Compensation Act. Attorney Buterbaugh also has a full Social Security Disability practice, representing persons who are denied social security disability benefits throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Immediately prior to joining Mooney & Associates, Attorney Buterbaugh worked for a large Pennsylvania law firm representing some of Pennsylvania’s largest Employers and Insurance Carriers in workers’ compensation defense. His experience on the defense side provided valuable insight, experience, and knowledge as to the strategies and the way insurance defense attorneys approach workers’ compensation cases. It also provided him a broad foundation into medical records review and medical knowledge of various injuries, which is critical to understanding a workers’ compensation case.
Attorney Buterbaugh graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2009. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Penn State (1992) and a Masters Degree from Shippensburg University (1997). After law school, Attorney Buterbaugh served as an Enforcement Counsel for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, helping to enforce the laws and regulations within the Pennsylvania casino and gaming industry. Prior to that position, he served fourteen years in various staff positions with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Attorney Buterbaugh resides in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania and has served on various community boards. He was the youngest elected President of Borough Council in Shippensburg history at the age of 24 (1996). Attorney Buterbaugh was elected to the Shippensburg School Board in 2013 and currently serves as President of the School Board.
Areas of Practice
- Workers Compensation
- Federal Workers Compensation
- Social Security Disability
- Personal Injury
- Long Term Disability Insurance Appeals
- Pennsylvania, 2009
- Lancaster County, 2010
- Franklin County, 2012
- Cumberland County, 2012
The Widener University School of Law, 2009 J.D.
Shippensburg University, 1997 M.P.A.
Pennsylvania State University, 1992 B.A.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2009 to Present
- Franklin County Bar Association, 2012 to Present
- Lancaster County Bar Association, 2010 to 2011
- Cumberland County Bar Association, 2012 to Present
- Pennsylvania Association of Justice, 2012 to Present
- Shippensburg School Board, 2013 to Present
- Shippensburg Produce and Outreach, Board Member, Present
- Shippensburg Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, Past
- Pa. State Bar Association, Community & Public Relations Committee, Member, 2015 to present
- Pa. State Bar Association, Bylaws Committee, Member, 2015 to Present
Past Employment Positions:
Post & Schell, PA
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Pennsylvania House of Representatives